China uses facial recognition to monitor ethnic minorities
The geo-fencing system alerts authorities when targets stray beyond a "safe area."
Lifeguard drone completes world-first ocean rescue
Australia's 'Little Ripper' UAV swooped in to save two teens sucked out to sea.
Wikipedia explains how those late-night reading binges happen
Most people visit another link when they look up a topic on Wikipedia.
Samsung starts producing GDDR6 RAM for next-gen graphics cards
Built with 10-nanometer tech, the 16-gigabit chips are faster and use less power.
Hasselblad's crazy 400-megapixel camera does have a purpose
For pro macro photographers or digital archivists, $48,000 is reasonable.
Hori’s Onyx is a wireless alternative to the PS4 DualShock
It has asymmetrical sticks and smartly-placed Share and Options buttons.
The Morning After: Thursday, January 18th 2018
Amazon will focus on 'bigger' movies to lure people to Prime
Less art-house, more blockbusters?
Intel admits Spectre patch problems also affect newer Core chips
The chipmaker said it's working on a fix for its buggy Spectre/Meltdown patches.
Redbox says Disney lawsuit is a baseless attempt to stamp out rivals
The rental company claims selling digital download codes is perfectly legal.
Apple CEO: iPhone owners will be able to disable 'power management'
Currently, older phones silently begin to run slower if they detect battery problems.
Fitbit's Xbox coaching app helps you work out between games
Get in some pushups after a round of PUBG.
Amazon Echo goes on sale in Australia and New Zealand next month
Its Unlimited Music service will be available on February 1st.
Microsoft taps 'Minecraft' leader to run its game studios
Matt Booty will take over now that Phil Spencer has moved up.
Autoblog's 2018 Detroit Auto Show roundup
Don't worry, there's a lot more to the Detroit Auto Show than pickups.
Google will consider load times in mobile search rankings
Only the slowest sites should be affected.
Nintendo unveils Labo, DIY cardboard add-ons for the Switch
This is Nintendo at its most Nintendo.
Google may be bringing its handy Smart Replies to Gboard
Pretend you care without even launching the app.
The most eye-catching cars and tech from NAIAS 2018 in Detroit
Also starring the Michelin Man and a racecar driver made of Lego bricks.
Google says fix for WiFi bug on Cast devices is coming tomorrow
A patch for the issue involving Android phones and devices with Chromecast built-in is on its way.
Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000, half of its peak value
Just four weeks ago, it was at nearly $19,000.
'chaiOS' bug can cause iMessage to crash with a text message
Don’t send it to anyone, unless you want to be really annoying.
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Google opens an office in China's Silicon Valley
Google denies launching optimized version of Maps for China
Google opens AI center in China even though it's still blocked there
Google may lean on a partner to sell Android apps in China
Android Wear is coming to China with Motorola's help
Chinese devs can now sell their Android apps on the Play Store
Amazon Echo Spot review: As smart as it is cute
This alarm clock's tiny screen belies a big feature set.
BlackBerry Motion review: It's all about the battery life
Too bad an inconsistent camera holds back an otherwise-solid phone.
Google Home Max review: An assistant for music lovers
No other smart speaker sounds this good.