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  1. MIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta

    05.26 / 20:49 engadget.com Engadget - News
    A new research project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tangible Media Group combines 3D printing, molecular gastronomy and macaroni. According to MIT News, researchers Wen Wang and Lining Yao have engineered flat sheets of gelatin…
  2. Theresa May wants to force tech giants to curb extremist content

    05.26 / 20:49 engadget.com Engadget - News
    British Prime Minister Theresa May called on global leaders at the G7 conference in Sicily to force internet and social media companies stop the spread of terrorist content available online. "Make no mistake: the fight is moving from the…
  3. Don't scream: The new 'Friday the 13th' game is out today

    05.26 / 20:49 engadget.com Engadget - News
    After a slight delay, the first official Friday the 13th game since 1989 is available today on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you want to jump right into the action at Camp Crystal Lake, though, you might have to wait for Friday the 13th: The…
  4. Sergey Brin’s secret airship will deliver aid and schlep his family

    05.26 / 19:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Last month, news dropped that Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building an airship on the sly -- not a traditional airplane but an honest-to-god helium-filled dirigible. While he insisted the project wasn't operating under the tech titan, which had…
  5. The Facebook president and Zuck's racist rulebook

    05.26 / 19:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    If a political campaign is an engine then propaganda is its oil, and its gas is the medium of communication with voters. The hacking of the DNC and tonnes of raw crude in propaganda mined out through WikiLeaks, Breitbart and Daily Stormer was…
  6. Qualcomm pays BlackBerry $940 million in royalty spat

    05.26 / 19:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Qualcomm hasn't been very successful with its licensing practices. It's gotten into trouble in South Korea for charging phone makers over an "unnecessarily broad set of patents" It has also been dealing with lawsuits from the FTC and Apple for…
  7. Uber is free to operate in Italy on a long-term basis

    05.26 / 18:55 engadget.com Engadget - News
    If you're in Italy, you can use Uber. A court in Rome today annulled a temporary ban placed on Uber in early April that prevented the company from advertising and operating throughout the country. This didn't completely stop Uber from infiltrating…
  8. Google will work with Vietnam to remove ‘toxic’ content

    05.26 / 18:55 engadget.com Engadget - News
    In line with recent agreements to prune their internet content in certain countries, Google's parent company Alphabet will now work with Vietnam's government to remove "toxic" information from its sites. The announcement came today following a…
  9. Almost every adult still watches TV the old-fashioned way

    05.26 / 18:55 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Surprise: an overwhelming majority of adults still watch TV on a TV despite cord-cutting and the prevalence of mobile broadband. 92 percent of those aged 18 and older according to a recent report from Nielsen, to be exact. "Sure, viewers have more…
  10. The exciting world of credit card terminals is coming to VR

    05.26 / 18:55 engadget.com Engadget - News
    In maybe the most boring VR announcement to date, payment processing company WorldPay has decided to bring its services to virtual worlds. The UK-based company, one of the leading payment processors worldwide, used the HTC Vive for its prototype.…
  11. Oculus Rift officially supports the HTC Vive’s best feature

    05.26 / 13:52 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The Oculus Rift has technically supported room-scale VR since the system's Touch motion controllers first went on sale last December. But purchasing an additional sensor didn't guarantee foolproof 3D tracking for greater immersion right off the…
  12. Time-bending shooter 'Superhot VR' arrives on HTC Vive

    05.26 / 13:52 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Superhot VR didn't start life as an Oculus Rift game, but it eventually made it to the VR headset. With dual-wielding guns and further tweaks to improve the title for a new interface, it turned into a short-but-sweet slice of virtual reality…
  13. 'Pokémon Go' update gives cheaters lousy monsters

    05.26 / 13:52 engadget.com Engadget - News
    With a new update, Pokémon Go cheaters won't be banned, but instead thrown into a depressing purgatory. As spotted by Reddit's hardcore Pokémon Go site, Silph Road, Niantic is now "shadowbanning" cheaters by only letting them find…
  14. Kodak's chunky, retro cameraphone is coming to the US

    05.26 / 13:52 engadget.com Engadget - News
    You might not hear much about Kodak these days, but the brand still exists -- it even released a new smartphone with a humongous camera in Europe last year. Now, that same phone named after its Ektra camera from the '40s has made its way to the US.…
  15. The Morning After: Friday, May 26th 2017

    05.26 / 13:52 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Welcome to Friday morning. In the last 24 hours, we gazed at SpaceX's latest rocket tests and heard about major financial companies involving themselves in bitcoin. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Twitch competitor has (sort of) relaunched with a new name…
  16. The ‘Monster Hunter’ series is coming to Nintendo's Switch

    05.26 / 09:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    We knew it was going to happen. Capcom will be bringing its hugely popular (at least in Japan) action RPG to Nintendo's hybrid console, although the first title won't be a completely new iteration. Monster Hunter XX is pitched as an expanded…
  17. Raspberry Pi is merging with a coding foundation

    05.26 / 09:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution. Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare have distributed thousands of the DIY boards to children all over the world in the hope that…
  18. Second-gen Moto 360 smartwatches will get Android Wear 2.0 soon

    05.26 / 09:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    A bunch of smartwatches got Android Wear 2.0 when it finally came out in April, but sadly, Moto 360 wasn't one of them. The company promised a late-May availability, and it sounds like it's staying true to its word. Motorola Support's Twitter…
  19. SmartCar connects Facebook's chatbot to your Tesla

    05.26 / 09:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    We've seen AI-powered chatbots for almost everything, and now a company called Smartcar has developed one specifically for Tesla electric vehicles. Owners can access any number of features via Tesla's mobile app, and by logging in via TeslaBot,…
  20. The educational games of your youth have their own museum exhibit

    05.26 / 09:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The Minnesota Education Computing Corporation might not be the most recognizable game developer today, but if you went to elementary school in the US anytime in the eighties or nineties, then you've almost certainly played -- and probably learned…