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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
UK regulators order 450+ sites to remove casino games allegedly targeting the under-18 crowd, following an investigation by The Times   —  Have you ever seen a gambling machine or website that was all too conspicuously aimed at children?  British regulators certainly have.
Oct 22, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung unveils 360 Round, a disc-shaped device with 17 2MP cameras and six microphones that can stream 4K VR at 30 FPS   —  Samsung already has a virtual reality camera in the form of the Gear 360, but it's not really for pros — it's for everyday users who want to record a 360-degree video on the street.
Oct 18, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon launches Alexa-powered Echo Spot alarm clock with videoconferencing, as a smaller and more focused alternative to Echo Show, shipping in Dec. for $130   —  Amazon's Alexa-themed event apparently includes Echo speakers for every possible use case under the Sun.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
SEC announces Cyber Unit to police violations involving distributed ledger tech and ICOs, dark web misconduct, cyber threats to critical market infrastructure   —  It's forming a Cyber Unit dedicated to online financial crimes  —  The US' Securities and Exchange Commission has to deal …
Sep 26, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon updates the Fire HD 10 tablet with a quad-core processor, 1080p display, hands-free Alexa, and cuts the entry-level price of $230 to $150   —  To date, Amazon's devices with hands-free voice control have been decidedly static.  At last, though, they can go where you do.
Sep 19, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Apple increases AppleCare+ costs for Plus iPhones from $129 to $149, and iPhone X to $199   —  Are you eyeing a larger-screened iPhone, like the iPhone X or 8 Plus?  Unfortunately, it'll cost you extra to extend the warranty.  Apple has quietly raised the price of AppleCare+ coverage for bigger iPhones …
Sep 13, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Acer launches fanless Switch 7 hybrid tablet with discrete Nvidia graphics and Intel's 8th-generation Core i7 processor, available in December for $1,699   —  Acer's Switch 5 tablet wasn't something to write home about.  The kickstand was clever, but what else was there to lure you away from, say, a Surface Pro?
Aug 30, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google search results now offer a clinically validated screening quiz when users search for “depression” in US on mobile   —  Only half of Americans who face depression get help for it, and Google is determined to increase that percentage.  As of today, it's offering a medically validated …
Aug 23, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Code42 says it will end its cloud backup service Crashplan for Home on Oct 23, 2018 and will focus instead on its business services   —  If you rely on Crashplan as a remote backup for your computer, you're going to have to find an alternative in short order.
Aug 22, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
HTC cuts Vive VR headset's price by $200, to $599, to remain competitive with Oculus Rift   —  You knew HTC wouldn't let the Oculus Rift's price cut go unanswered for long.  As of today, HTC has permanently lowered the price of the Vive headset by $200, to $599.
Aug 21, 2017, 3:25 AMIn context

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