Verily shelves its glucose-monitoring contact lens project
The lenses haven’t been able to reliably measure glucose in tears.
Microsoft’s new experimental app is all about imitating emojis
Emoji8 demonstrates how developers can use Windows Machine Learning APIs.
Google releases gorgeous VR short film 'Age of Sail'
The 12-minute short is worth your time, even without a virtual reality headset.
More companies are chipping their workers like pets
Follow the yellow chip road to HR.
Senate bill takes aim at illegal robocalls
The bill would give the FCC more power and more time to penalize offenders.
Scoot will add locks to its scooters to combat theft and vandalism
It said more than 200 were stolen or severely damaged in just two weeks.
Verizon app puts four extra numbers on one phone
No extra SIMs required.
Microsoft may release a disc-free Xbox One in 2019
You could even trade in discs for download codes.
Researchers want to power pacemakers with cotton-based biofuel cell
It could produce twice as much power as conventional options.
Death by push notification
Turning up my phone's notifications to max shattered my brain.
Most Americans believe algorithms will always be biased
A study suggests this distrust stems in part from social networks.
AI can create synthetic fingerprints that fool biometric scanners
DeepMasterPrints can dupe systems that only compare partial prints.
The best smartwatches and fitness trackers to give as gifts
From the Apple Watch Series 4 to the Fitbit Versa.
Facebook is testing a Watch Party-like feature for Messenger
It’s an internal test for now.
Sports streaming service DAZN adds baseball with MLB deal
A nightly show will feature some live action from around the league.
Samsung's free Galaxy phone themes won't be free anymore
You'll have to give them up after 14 days.
The kilogram has officially been redefined
It will be put into place next year.
Qualcomm reportedly hired crisis PR firm behind Facebook controversy
Its target? Reports say it's none other than Apple.
Engadget will once again judge the official Best of CES Awards
This is Engadget's sixth consecutive year presenting the official best-in-show awards.
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Facebook responds to the New York Times' blockbuster exposé
But fails to address some of the report's key findings.
Once again, Facebook has a lot of explaining to do
The turmoil continues.
Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months
The latest transparency report shows government requests for user data are increasing, as well.
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EA's Black Friday deals discount 'FIFA 19' and 'Madden 19' by half
Xbox's Black Friday deals start early for Live Gold members
Amazon is discounting Echo and Fire devices for Black Friday
Google's Pixel 3 Black Friday deals prove it's better to wait
LG's OLED TVs get modest discounts for Black Friday
Microsoft’s Black Friday deals include discounts on Surface devices
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But it's not a huge upgrade over the Surface Pro.
Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone for most people
This exercise in compromise paid off.
Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: A better, but limited Surface rival
It looks the part, but doesn't have the guts required to play the part.