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  1. AT&T's rural internet push starts with Georgia

    04.25 / 13:58 engadget.com Engadget - News
    AT&T is making good on an FCC Connect America Fund promise to bring reasonably fast internet to rural dwellers and those who'd otherwise have to settle for pokey service. The carrier has completed its first batch of fixed wireless internet…
  2. NFL players can track and sell their own health data

    04.25 / 13:58 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Professional athletes know that it's not just the matches and training sessions that matter: it's what you do in your downtime too. Whoop's wearable straps specialise in this area, tracking your movement, heart rate, and ambient temperature to…
  3. Uber's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 2017

    04.25 / 13:58 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Uber is believed to be the world's most valuable startup, with estimates pegging the company as being worth around $70 billion. Its business, and its CEO, have always garnered controversy, but to date, Uber has been able to survive whatever slings…
  4. Apple has NASA minds working on its AR glasses

    04.25 / 13:00 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Apple has hired former NASA JPL augmented reality expert Jeff Norris to help shape its AR projects, according to Bloomberg. Based on previous reports, Cupertino has been working on a pair of AR glasses and related features for future iPhones since…
  5. Vizio's $250 soundbar hosts Google Assistant and Chromecast

    04.25 / 13:00 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Vizio may have been knocked by LeEco after its $2 billion buyout deal was cancelled, but the company's not going to fall into a grief-stricken funk. The home theater business has announced a new raft of soundbars that work with Google Assistant and…
  6. Vizio's XLED TVs might make you forget its tracking software

    04.25 / 13:00 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Vizio's pushed a wider range of affordable HDR screens with its recent E-series, which follows the trend of high-resolution 4K televisions getting cheaper and cheaper. So follows the company's SmartCast P- and M-series lines for this year, which…
  7. Waymo's ready to offer public rides in its self-driving minivans

    04.25 / 11:59 engadget.com Engadget - News
    While Alphabet's legal battle with Uber continues to rumble on, its Waymo self-driving initiative is going from strength to strength. Its laser-mounted white minivans are consistently proving their reliability on the roads and besting their rivals,…
  8. Vodafone's failed TV ambitions are costing it dearly

    04.25 / 11:59 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Vodafone once had aspirations to become the next quad-play provider, able to offer its customers more than just a mobile phone contract. For nearly two years, the company was preparing to enter the pay-TV market, and in the interim it rejoined the…
  9. Channel 4's online TV ads will call you out by name

    04.25 / 10:59 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Adverts are about to get a lot more personalised -- or creepier, depending on your point of view -- the next time you hop on the All 4 streaming service to catch up on The Island with Bear Grylls. This month, Channel 4 is bringing a new ad format…
  10. The Morning After: Tuesday, April 25th 2017

    04.25 / 10:59 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. No, you're not dreaming -- flying cars are real, and the Galaxy S8 is selling at a record pace. Also, you might be a still-in-utero neomorph from…
  11. Wikipedia co-founder launches Wikitribune to fight fake news

    04.25 / 09:00 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales hopes to tackle fake news with a journalism outfit of his own. Wikitribune will be free to access and use crowdfunding to hire experienced reporters. They'll work alongside volunteers who can sub-edit articles,…
  12. 'Super Mario Run' gets an update, if you're still playing

    04.25 / 07:04 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The first Nintendo game that came out on smartphones, Super Mario Run, got its first update since launching on Android last month. Assuming anyone's still rocking and hopping in the mobile Mushroom Kingdom, they can finally track friends down by…
  13. Lyft driver's lawsuit accuses Uber of privacy violations

    04.25 / 06:06 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Uber is now facing its first Hell-related legal battle a couple of weeks after The Information revealed the project's existence. A former Lyft driver has filed a class action lawsuit against the ride-hailing firm for tracking and targeting people…
  14. Apple Music delays its 'Carpool Karaoke' show

    04.25 / 04:04 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Apple had indicated that its first video series for Apple Music would arrive in April, but we're almost into May and Carpool Karaoke is nowhere to be found. According to Reuters, a March premiere party was postponed 'days' before it was going to…
  15. KeyMe aims to replace locksmiths with kiosks in more cities

    04.25 / 04:04 engadget.com Engadget - News
    If you lock yourself out of your home or car, you typically have only one option -- call a locksmith and hope they can get to you quickly. But you'll pay a small fortune for their time and expertise. New York-based startup KeyMe wants to change all…
  16. 'Alien: Covenant' VR experience emerges on April 26th

    04.25 / 03:02 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Both Fox and director Ridley Scott have made bit commitments to virtual reality, and you're about to see just how those commitments are evolving... in an unsettling way. Fox has revealed that Alien: Covenant's VR experience, In Utero, will be…
  17. What's on TV: 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,' 'Handmaid's Tale'

    04.25 / 02:02 engadget.com Engadget - News
    This week the NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing, but our competitive juices will be pushed by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. On streaming services, high-profile premieres abound, with The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu, season three of…
  18. HipChat resets all passwords after hackers break in

    04.25 / 01:05 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Today, Hipchat alerted its users that someone broke into one of its servers through a vulnerability in a third-party library. The chat service saw no evidence that other Atlassian systems or products like Jira or Trello were affected, but they're…
  19. NVIDIA's Shield TV upgrades to 4K for Cast and Google Play movies

    04.25 / 01:05 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Despite all the 4K material NVIDIA's Shield TV can handle, there have still been a few gaps: you couldn't play Google Play Movies & TV content in 4K, for instance, and you definitely couldn't Google Cast the 4K videos of your choice.…
  20. ABC affiliate deal makes it easier to livestream local channels

    04.25 / 00:06 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Disney has signed deals with more than 160 television stations that will finally enable them to stream their local content. Most of the affiliates will now use services like DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation Vue and YouTube TV to broadcast their own…