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17 Hours Ago   With cord-cutting on the rise, it seems there's enough room at the table for more internet-only services. CBS is now reporting that its streaming platforms, CBS All Access and Showtime, reach 8 million subscribers -- up 60 percent from the 5 million...

Yesterday   Dubai International Airport is the latest to halt flights over a drone scare following similar incidents at London's Gatwick and Heathrow. The world's third-busiest airport temporarily stopped operations for just under 30 minutes due to "unauthorized...

Yesterday   Transformers spinoff Bumblebee proved the franchise still has legs and now Netflix wants a slice of the action. The streaming service has ordered War for Cybertron, a new animated series that explores the "expansive universe" of the Autobots' home wo...

Yesterday   Ubisoft recently became the latest big gun to challenge Stream's status quo by jumping ship to the Epic Games Store. And it claims the decision has already paid off by diverting more players to its Uplay portal, where they purchased even more copies...

Yesterday   Despite classic video games now being readily available online and on throwback mini consoles, rare physical copies are still fetching big bucks. The latest record-breaking collector's item is a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros.

2 Days Ago   In a bid to counter Netflix's aggressive overseas expansion, Amazon has ordered a raft of international content for its Prime Video subscription service. Of the 20 shows on its 2019 slate, 17 are new originals, according to Variety.

2 Days Ago   Soon it won't just be Switch owners who get to play indie platform-puzzler Human: Fall Flat on the go. After shifting five million copies across PC, Mac and consoles, the game is heading to mobiles.

3 Days Ago   The UK will prohibit child-friendly websites and video games from running gambling ads, a move that poses potential ramifications for app developers, soccer stars and social media influencers alike.

3 Days Ago   For a flagship single-person shooter, Battlefield V didn't exactly set the sales chart alight. But EA Dice keeps cranking out the updates to keep devotees happy, while everyone else waits for its incoming battle royale mode.

4 Days Ago   Warning: May contain light spoilers. "Everything is for sale on the internet." Phil Johnston, the director/co-writer of the Oscar nominated Ralph Breaks the Internet, isn't holding back.

4 Days Ago   Bankrupt Martian colony startup Mars One says it's holding talks with an undisclosed investor to revive its for-profit arm. In a press release, the German company claims to have found a potential savior that could help pay off the one million Euros (...

4 Days Ago   After suffering defeat to AI at Go and Dota 2, the battle between man and machine was starting to look a little one-sided. But a human has finally notched up a win against our future robot overlords.

4 Days Ago   After the President largely avoided the subject of AI in his SOTU address, a new directive could shape the nascent sector as it spills into everything from healthcare to military warfare.

5 Days Ago   WiTricity, a company that specializes in contactless EV charging, has acquired Qualcomm's rival wireless charging tech. The two are keeping quiet about the financial details, though they did reveal that Qualcomm will become a minority WiTricity share...

5 Days Ago   Netflix had its best year ever at the UK's Oscars last night. The streaming service's hot favourite Roma took home four BAFTAs, out of seven nominations, including Best Picture.

8 Days Ago   NASA bid a bittersweet farewell to its Kepler spacecraft in October. During its nine-and-a-half year journey, the space telescope spotted more than 2,600 planets outside of our solar system.

8 Days Ago   Faced with mounting criticism of its "Rekognition" system, Amazon has come out in favor of legislating facial recognition technology. In a blog post, the company has revealed its "proposed guidelines" for the responsible use of the tech that it hopes...

8 Days Ago   Apple has said it will pay the teen who discovered the Group FaceTime bug that let you listen in on someone before they answered a call.

9 Days Ago   Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to celebrate the first-test fire of the SpaceX Raptor flight engine, which will be used on its next-gen rocket. The company's head honcho shared footage of the thunderous, two-second test conducted at its McGregor...

10 Days Ago   Samsung already jacked up its Galaxy Note 9 stylus with the addition of Bluetooth, now it could be plotting a camera for it too. An S-Pen with an integrated snapper that lets you wirelessly send images to your phone or tablet is laid out in a newly-g...

10 Days Ago   After blasting off toward a diamond-shaped asteroid in 2014, Japan's Hayabusa 2 probe reached its target more than three years later. It then began mapping the rock known as Ryugu (which means "Dragon Palace" in Japanese) before sending two of its ro...

10 Days Ago   If you think a burst toilet is bad news on Earth, spare a thought for the astronauts who have to deal with it in zero gravity.

11 Days Ago   The Newton Mail email service bid subscribers farewell in September, but now it seems to be back. 9to5Mac has spotted an updated version on the iOS App Store and Engadget can confirm that it's also available on Google Play for Android and on Mac.

11 Days Ago   High-fidelity music streaming service Tidal now lets subscribers pay using their Venmo balance. It's the latest in a slew of partnerships for the PayPal-owned payments app, following support for Uber, Shopify and Hulu, as it looks to monetize transac...

11 Days Ago   Super Bowl LIII may have been the lowest-scoring of all time but its streaming numbers were higher than ever. Viewers tuned into the action across 7.5 million devices, up 20 percent from 2018, and consumed more than 560 million minutes of live game c...

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