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Honda's pedestrian-detecting technology is coming to cars this year

Loyal Honda fans, crisis averted. You don't have to switch to Subaru, Volvo or Ford if you want their anti-collision technology, now that the Japanese automaker has officially announced its own. The company has just launched a new and enhanced...
Published on: Friday, October 24, 2014 | link

Somehow the internet hasn't killed off 'America's Funniest Home Videos'

The internet's been blamed for making a lot of things redundant, and you'd be justified in assuming that that extended to America's Funniest Home Videos too. Except, surprisingly, the wealth of cat videos and stripper-pole-fail clips online hasn't...
Published on: Friday, October 24, 2014 | link

Judge formally bans Aereo from streaming live TV to devices

Aereo can no longer relay TV shows to its customers using its teeny-tiny antennas (for now, that is), according to US District Judge Alison Nathan. It's been a while since the Supreme Court decided that the service violates the law by "transmitting...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

Engadget Daily: Facebook Rooms, real-life laser bullets and more!

Does the topic of laser guns intrigue you? Perhaps you're more interested to learn about Facebook's new anonymous chat app? Read on for all our news highlights from the last 24 hours, including Google's Android Wear update, CERN's mysterious photos,...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

LG's next phone will be the first with one of its own CPUs inside

LG has been trying for years to catch up to Samsung and Apple in phone sales, and its next step on that path is to make a device with an LG CPU inside. The G3 Screen phone that it's releasing this week in Korea will have an eight-core "NUCLUN"...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

'Duke Nukem' and 'Wolfenstein' gaming house 3D Realms is back

The early '90s were a simpler time: Mullets were acceptable, everyone was wearing Zubaz pants and rocking your dad's flannel didn't make you a hipster. In an effort to bring us back to the era when grunge ruled the earth, the folks at...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

Bitcasa drops its unlimited cloud storage due to underuse (and abuse)

If you were thinking of milking Bitcasa's unlimited cloud storage for all it's worth, you'd better have an alternative lined up. The company is dropping its signature Infinite storage option after November 15th, in tandem with an upgrade to new...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

Ello's charter makes it legally impossible for it to display ads

Ello debuted with a big, idealistic promise: to be a different kind of social network unswayed by the influence of advertisers or corporate overlords. The notion was immediately questioned by just about everyone, but the startup is sticking to the...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

'Super Smash Bros. for Wii U' adds an eight-player mode for double the madness

Think you know everything there is to about Super Smash Bros for Wii U? Think again: during today's Smash-centric Nintendo Direct event, the gaming giant announced an eight-player mode for absolutely bananas action. How will you even keep track of...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link

Sound Off! What's missing from your favorite operating system?

Whether you're running the latest version of Android, iOS or Windows Phone, there's bound to be something missing from your favorite mobile operating system. Personally, I find it amazing that iOS still makes me play Whac-a-mole when it comes to...
Published on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | link