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Xbox One X Scorpio Edition pre-orders start, Xbox One S editions galore

It’s finally out, or rather, the pre-orders are out.

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Ex-GE leader Jeff Immelt favored as new Uber CEO

Uber‘s many, many problems are widely known at this point, but the biggest question the ride-sharing company faces right now is who will take the place of recently ousted Travis Kalanick as CEO. A new report indicates that Uber has narrowed things down to three candidates, with the board of directors viewing former General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt … Continue reading

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Minecraft Xbox One special edition console leaks ahead of Gamescom

Germany’s Gamescom event — the European equivalent of E3 — will be kicking off later today with Microsoft’s press conference, allowing them to be first with their big video game announcements. Along with new details on the Xbox One X, it appears a Minecraft-themed limited edition console will be one of their big reveals

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Amazon cancels free Echo Dot orders after discount fluke

If you were one of the lucky few that got to place an Amazon order for a free Echo Dot during a brief window on Friday, we’ve got some bad news for you (assuming you haven’t already got the email). Just as many shoppers expected, the smart speaker was made free as a result of a discount code issued in … Continue reading

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Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition may revive codename for limited run console

Microsoft is set to release a bunch of new Xbox One X details during its Gamescom presentation on Sunday, but a new leak today might be beating it to the punch. A pair of German retailers have apparently outed a limited edition Xbox One X console, and it seems to revive the Project Scorpio name. Though it may be too … Continue reading

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VW’s electric Microbus just got confirmed for production

Volkswagen has given the green-light to its I.D. BUZZ concept, with plans to put the electric VW Microbus into production. The decision, announced at the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance today, will deliver one of the automaker’s most well-received concepts to dealerships, atop its brand new electrified platform.

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Students develop robotic arm that specializes in sign language

These days, we’re used to seeing researchers and scientists create robotic limbs with a purpose of adding or enhancing the abilities of existing body parts. But here’s one that’s designed with the simple purpose of helping communicate with hearing impaired people. At the University of Antwerp in Belgium, a team of engineering students have built a 3D-printed robotic arm that … Continue reading

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Earth will see its largest asteroid fly-by in September

2017 is shaping up to be a real treat for astronomy fans: not only will they be treated to a rare solar eclipse on Monday, less than two weeks after a significant asteroid fly-by will take place. Dubbed Asteroid Florence, NASA has revealed that it will be the largest to pass by our planet since it began keeping track of … Continue reading

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YouTube Breaking News category streams important global events

YouTube users have noted the arrival of a new ‘Breaking News’ category that contains important news videos on major events around the globe. The feature hasn’t been officially announced by Google at this time, but many users are reporting seeing the category, which aids users in finding live and otherwise important news segments in a post-cable world

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Galaxy Quest TV show project gets new writer at Amazon

Just under two years ago, we learned that Amazon would be making an original television show based on the popular 1999 sci-fi movie hit Galaxy Quest.

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