Tag Archives: internet

This day in Engadget history: Blockbuster Video tanks in a big way

Engadget has been around for 14 years and counting, which means our archives contain a veritable treasure trove of technology history.

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14 Insanely Sexy Heels Every Girl Should Have in Her Closet

Feeling and looking sexy isn't always about wearing the most revealing outfits. This season, you can spice up any look by simply adding a pair of sultry heels. Whether you desire red-hot pumps or a sleek PVC pair , these hot shoes will elevate all your jeans, dresses , and more into the ultimate date-night or going-out outfit.

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Google might not be scanning your emails but third-parties are

Email is one of the oldest and most sacred Internet services still in use. Despite attempts to kill it, it remains the backbone of communication over the Internet and, as such, is a treasure trove of personal data. Exactly because of that, and the threat of lawsuits and fines, Google has stopped its practice of letting its employees read emails

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Dish and Sling TV lose Univision channels in price dispute

It just became a bit harder to watch Spanish-language TV in the US, whether or not it's online. Dish and Sling TV have lost a trio of Univision stations (including its main channel, UniMás and Galavisión) after the two failed to end a...

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Walmart 3D Virtual Tour brings interactive shopping to retailer’s website

Walmart is adding a 3D virtual shopping tool to its website, enabling users to engage with potential purchases in an interactive way. The tool can be used directly within an Internet browser, though it also supports generic / cardboard VR headsets so users can look around as if they’re standing in the 3D space.

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Huge Comcast outage sees internet and TV down across the US [Updated]

Comcast is experiencing a pretty major outage at the moment, so if you’re having problems accessing the internet, you’re definitely not alone.

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EFF and human rights groups sue to have FOSTA declared unconstitutional

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a number of other organizations and individuals have filed a lawsuit asking for FOSTA to be declared unconstitutional, with the EFF saying the law was "written so poorly that it actually criminalizes a sub...

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Twitch details upcoming stream discovery features

Twitch has been accused numerous times of springing changes on users without much warning, and it's now bent on rectifying that by being open about its processes. The livestreaming site has announced that it's publishing a roadmap showing you just wh...

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Verizon shuts down its free Go90 video streaming service

Verizon is pulling the plug on Go90, its free streaming service that launched in October 2015. Go90 will officially shut down on July 31st, Variety reports.

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Google invests in OS that will put its Assistant on feature phones

Google has just invested $22 million in KaiOS, the company that built an app-packed operating system for feature phones. The move, which gives Google access to previously-untapped markets, will see KaiOS integrate Google services such as maps, Assist...

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