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'Stardew Valley' multiplayer arrives on PC, Mac and Linux August 1st

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:44pm
We've been waiting on Stardew Valley multiplayer for awhile now, and now we finally have a release date. According to the developer's Twitter account, it will arrive on PC, Mac and Linux on August 1st. There's also a new trailer to enjoy.

PlayStation and Xbox sales discount 'Fortnite' and 'Shadow of War'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:31pm
Summer tends to have few new video game releases, but that also tends to have an upside: loads of discounts. Both Microsoft and Sony are running limited-time sales on games that promise some steep price drops, and not just on old titles. Microsoft'...

Disney’s first VR short ‘Cycles’ debuts next month

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:07pm
Walt Disney Animation Studios is set to share its first VR short, a film called Cycles that took four months to create. The short will make its debut at the Association for Computing Machinery's annual SIGGRAPH conference in August and the team behin...

Dish customers can chat with service reps through iMessage

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:47am
Dish announced today that its customers can now chat with service representatives through Apple's Business Chat messaging service. Apple launched Business Chat earlier this year and it lets companies interact with their customers through iMessage. So...

'Pokémon Go' cheaters now get three strikes before a ban

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:30am
In a post today, Niantic provided details on its new three-strike discipline policy for Pokémon Go players. In most cases, players found to be cheating will first get a warning through the Pokémon Go app and certain gameplay experiences...

The best wireless mouse

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:00am
By Justin Krajeski and Kimber Streams This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full wireless mous...

Scientists discover structure within the Sun's atmosphere

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:41am
While scientists have been learning more and more about our solar system and the way things work, many of our Sun's mechanics still remain a mystery. In advance of the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, which will make contact with the Sun's outer atm...

AT&T expands its 5G network to North Carolina and Oklahoma City (updated)

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:22am
AT&T's mobile 5G network will expand to three new cities this year. Folks in two of North Carolina's biggest population centers -- Charlotte (above) and Raleigh -- and those in Oklahoma City will have access to the faster wireless signal. Previou...

Apple, Fitbit and Sonos could feel the sting of Trump tariffs

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:01am
Some wearables and smart speakers could soon face a price increase because of US tariffs on Chinese goods, according to US Customs and Border Protection classifications. Reuters reported that Apple Watch, Fitbit devices and some Sonos speakers fall u...

Musk disputes rumors that Model 3 cancellations are outpacing orders

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 9:38am
Tesla's Model 3 production rate has been a topic of interest for some time, but lately, so has the company's order rates. Following an analyst's suggestion that Tesla was now receiving more cancellations than orders, CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to...

A live-action 'Stargirl' series is coming to DC's streaming service

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 9:19am
When DC officially announced its own streaming service, we couldn't help but ask whether it could offer enough content to justify its $8-per-month pricing. For loyal fans, the price is probably worth it, because in addition to old Batman animated sho...

The Morning After: How Android stifles competition

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:30am
Hey, good morning! You've made it to Friday. To reward those efforts, we take the official Tour De France game to task for being, well, rubbish, test out the expensive modular motorcycle of the future, and spell out this summer when it comes to espo...

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' update adds Link from 'Breath of the Wild'

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:02am
Is Link your favorite racer in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? Good news! A new version of the Hylian hero has been added to the game. It's based, unsurprisingly, on the wonderful Breath of the Wild that was released for Wii U and Switch last year. You can play...

Oculus' Marvel Rift bundle lets you play as Hulk and Wolverine

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:03am
When it comes to releasing VR game bundles, Sony is miles ahead of Oculus. But if you're not a console gamer and have only been waiting for Oculus to come up with a bundle of its own, then we hope you have a few hundred to spare. The studio has launc...

WhatsApp clamps down on forwarding to reduce hoaxes and spam

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 3:18am
While parent company Facebook shifts policies on how to handle content that it said can lead to violence, WhatsApp is also in a state of change. A blog post describes how it's limiting the ability to forward messages to multiple chats at once, appare...

DOJ decides it should publicly 'expose' foreign election schemes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:02am
If the US Justice Department stays true to its new policy, we'll hear about foreign cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns targeting the country's democracy straight from its office. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein (above) has announced...

'Iron Fist' season two hits Netflix on September 7th

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:27am
As Netflix readies its next onslaught of original TV shows and movies, we finally have a premiere date for another season of Marvel action. Iron Fist season two dropped a Comic-Con adjacent teaser trailer to announce that, following Luke Cage season...

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' to return on Disney's streaming service

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:29pm
The original run of Star Wars: The Clone Wars ended after five seasons and a bundle of "Lost Missions" episodes on Netflix, but now the CGI series is coming back. Today at Comic-Con supervising director Dave Filoni made a surprise announcement that a...

Google AI experiment compares poses to 80,000 images as you move

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 9:52pm
Google released a fun AI experiment today called Move Mirror that matches whatever pose you make to hundreds of images of others making that same pose. When you visit the Move Mirror website and allow it to access your computer's camera, it uses a co...

Microsoft detected Russian phishing attacks on three 2018 campaigns

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:44pm
Russia is still launching cyberattacks against the US, a Microsoft exec has revealed, contradicting what the President claimed just a few days ago. According to Microsoft VP for customer security and trust Tom Burt (shown above second from right, wit...