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'Overwatch' endorsements reduced toxic behavior by 40 percent

2 hours 30 minutes ago
Blizzard has been waging a war against toxic players for a while, but how is it faring, exactly? Quite well, it seems. The company's Natasha Miller has revealed that the number of matches with "negative behavior" has dropped 40 percent since the ad...

Honda's big EV push now includes dirt bikes and scooters

3 hours 48 minutes ago
Honda has shown an affinity for electric cars as of late, but what about the motorcycle crowd? Don't worry, you'll get your fix soon. The automaker has unveiled prototypes for both the CR Electric dirt bike (above) and the Benly Electric delivery s...

Updated 'Battlefield V' roadmap teases Pacific theater combat

5 hours 19 minutes ago
Now that Battlefield V's long-promised battle royale mode is nearly here, how else are DICE and EA going to keep you interested? By moving the action halfway around the world, apparently. The developers have posted an updated roadmap teasing a fift...

Chrome 74 beta supports dark mode in Windows

6 hours 52 minutes ago
Google has released the first beta version of Chrome 74, and it comes with support for Windows dark mode. You'll find that the browser will now automatically load its darker-colored theme if you've switched on "Dark" in the platform's settings. The m...

Nokia says its phones sent data to China by mistake

11 hours 25 minutes ago
Nokia phone brand owner HMD Global is understandably nervous about Finland investigating claims that its handsets send sensitive data to China, and it's trying to clear its name. The company said in a statement that it "mistakenly included" the devi...

Upscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test

14 hours 27 minutes ago
Welcome to the first episode of our new explainer series, Upscaled. We're going to be examining the components and gadgets that are helping move technology forward, and in this first episode, we're looking at graphics cards.

The Morning After: Preparing for Apple's 'show time' event

17 hours 20 minutes ago
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! While we prepare for Apple's "show time" event -- check in with us live at 1 PM ET on March 25th -- it's time to look back at some of this week's highlight stories. Apple kept the news...

Tesla's in-car browser will be upgraded to Chromium

20 hours 59 minutes ago
Tesla's in-car browser is pretty infamous for being wonky, so it didn't come as a surprise when someone told Elon Musk on Twitter that they wish it worked consistently. The CEO's response? Tesla is about to upgrade the in-car browser to Chromium, Goo...

GM will build a new Chevrolet EV at its Orion plant

1 day ago
GM has confirmed plans to build another electric vehicle at the same Orion Township, MI factory where it currently manufactures the Bolt, as well as test autonomous vehicles for Cruise. We don't have a name or potential release date for this next EV,...

'Neon Genesis Evangelion' comes to Netflix June 21st

1 day 3 hours ago
Netflix's flood of content includes a significant anime push -- Ghost in the Shell, Ultraman -- and as part of that it's going to be the first streamer with Neon Genesis Evangelion on tap, worldwide. The classic series will go live on Netflix June 21...

Firefox finally takes fuller advantage of your iPad

1 day 7 hours ago
Your choices for iPad-friendly web browsers just got ever-so-slightly larger. Mozilla has released an arguably overdue version of Firefox that aims to take better advantage of the iPad's extra screen real estate. It supports iOS' built-in split scr...

Beats' spin on the new AirPods could debut in April

1 day 8 hours ago
Apple at long last has updated its AirPods, and subsidiary Beats may be set to expand its own product lineup with its first true wireless earbuds. CNET reports Beats will announce a fully wireless version of its Powerbeats next month.

Intel is ending development of its Compute Cards

1 day 10 hours ago
Intel is halting development on its line of Compute Cards, according to a report from Tom's Hardware. The company will continue to sell its existing line of Compute Cards for the time being and will continue to offer support for the current generatio...

MIT’s AI can train neural networks faster than ever before

1 day 11 hours ago
In an effort "to democratize AI," researchers at MIT have found a way to use artificial intelligence to train machine-learning systems much more efficiently. Their hope is that the new time- and cost-saving algorithm will allow resource-strapped rese...