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  1. AT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from Google and YouTube

    03.23 / 11:15 engadget.com Engadget - News
    YouTube video creators are fighting against the video service's filter screening out LGBTQ+ voices, while on the other end, advertisers are worried about a different type of content. In a movement that started with several UK brands (McDonald's,…
  2. The Morning After: Thursday, March 23rd 2017

    03.23 / 11:15 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Hey, good morning! Welcome to your Thursday morning. Now relax: we tap technology for ways to relax and decompress, get excited by Netflix's next big budget project, and learn how Google is trying to make location sharing happen.…
  3. Fossil will give you 300 new smartwatch options in 2017

    03.23 / 09:55 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Fossil swore that it would introduce smartwatches across all its brands, and it's definitely making good on that promise... although the result is a tad overwhelming. The company has announced that it's launching 300 (!) hybrid and touchscreen…
  4. Wells Fargo activates cardless withdrawals for all its ATMs

    03.23 / 07:29 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Wells Fargo's pilot trial for cardless withdrawals must have gone well, because the bank is rolling out the feature to all of its 13,000 ATMs across the country. The company debuted the feature in select ATMs earlier this year. Starting on March…
  5. Sensor-laden fake fruit ensures you get fresh produce

    03.23 / 06:22 engadget.com Engadget - News
    It's challenging for shippers to check the quality of fruit on its way to your grocery store. Most sensors won't reflect the conditions inside the boxes, and plucking a sample isn't going to give you a comprehensive look. That's where some Swiss…
  6. Medium's subscription offers all-you-can-read stories for $5

    03.23 / 05:14 engadget.com Engadget - News
    We knew that subscriptions were coming to the popular blogging platform, Medium. But, we didn't know the full details of what'd be included or the price. For $5 a month you'll get access to exclusive pieces of writing, site features before anyone…
  7. Apple acquisition hints at deep automation in iOS

    03.23 / 04:07 engadget.com Engadget - News
    You've had a number of built-in options to automate tasks on the Mac over the years, such as AppleScript and Automator, but you've had to turn to third-party apps like IFTTT to do similar things on iOS. You might not have to lean so much on…
  8. Nintendo cites 'manufacturing variation' for Joy-Con issues

    03.23 / 01:50 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Since the Switch started to show up in gamer's homes, some have been complaining about issues with its wireless Joy-Cons. Problems with losing connection, particularly on the left one, have plagued some enough to attempt DIY fixes, but in a…
  9. Google lets sports teams and artists post on its search pages

    03.23 / 01:50 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Remember how Google let American political candidates post content directly to search results last year? You're about to see a lot more of that. As of now, web searchers in the US and Brazil will see content directly posted by people and…
  10. Three years later, 'Diablo III' Seasons mode heads to consoles

    03.23 / 00:38 engadget.com Engadget - News
    It might be time to rekindle your love for the loot-fest of Diablo III. A big new patch with a ton of tweaks for the hack and slash dungeon crawler will land on March 31st. The update finally brings the popular Seasons mode to Xbox One and…
  11. 'Super Mario Run' lands on Android a day early

    03.22 / 23:15 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Nintendo notoriously resisted making any of its games available on mobile platforms, a significant move for a company that's been making handheld titles for almost three decades. Then, with almost no notice, it released Super Mario Run for iOS back…
  12. Browse Airbnb's vacation add-ons from your desktop

    03.22 / 22:01 engadget.com Engadget - News
    When Airbnb launched "Experiences" and "Immersions" last year, the company made it clear it was expanding beyond spare room rentals and into more general travel planning. Until now, however, users could only browse and search for those side trips…
  13. Discogs expands its marketplace to help you sell used audio gear

    03.22 / 22:01 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Discogs' vinyl-tracking app and database are handy for vinyl collectors on the hunt for some new goods. However, the company is moving beyond records and into audio gear as a whole with its next big project. In an interview with Thump, Discogs…
  14. Researchers break efficiency record for consumer-friendly solar panels

    03.22 / 22:01 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Turning sunlight into power is a surprisingly tricky thing. Experiments in academia have created solar arrays that can capture up to 40-percent of the sun's energy and convert it to electricity, but consumer cells are notably less efficient. At…
  15. NYPD filmed hundreds of BLM and Occupy protests without approval

    03.22 / 20:46 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Police are frequently fond of monitoring protesters, and that includes cops in New York -- NYPD cameras have been a mainstay at large protests over the past several years. However, it's now clear that the NYPD has been skirting internal rules in…
  16. Facebook Live makes the overdue jump to desktop

    03.22 / 20:46 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Facebook users have been able to broadcast live videos for over a year now. It's been mobile-exclusive since it was introduced, but Facebook has been working on bringing the feature to other platforms. Last year, the company revealed that it was…
  17. Apple hopes cheap, not powerful, will turn around iPad sales

    03.22 / 20:46 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Apple has been trying to reverse declining iPad sales for several years now, without much success. For the last year and a half, that strategy could be summed up in one word: more. More power, more screen real estate, more accessories. Of course,…
  18. Watch the 'MST3K' reboot's gloriously campy first trailer

    03.22 / 19:24 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The first trailer for the new Mystery Science Theater 3000 is here, and it's full of camp, cheesy special effects and sassy robots. Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt are restarting the MST3K experiment, and they're subjecting captured comedian Jonah…
  19. Destroy your opponents in 'Rocket League' Dropshot mode

    03.22 / 19:24 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Chaotic jet-car soccer game Rocket League just got a little crazier with its new Dropshot mode, which changes how you play the game. This free update rolls out to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC today, bringing a new competitive tournament as well…
  20. Email scheme stole $100 million from two US tech companies

    03.22 / 19:24 engadget.com Engadget - News
    It's tempting to assume that technology workers are intelligent enough to avoid email fraud, but that's not always the case. Both the FBI and the state of New York have charged a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, with perpetrating a phishing…