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What's on TV: 'Daredevil,' 'Making a Murderer' and 'Ant-Man'

Engadget - 49 min 33 sec ago
We just found out that Iron Fist won't be back for another round, but it's already time for season three of Daredevil on Netflix this week. Other streaming highlights include a second season of Lore on Amazon Prime as well as part two of Netflix's Ma...

Porsche's Panamera and Sport Turismo get GTS'ed and we want them badly - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 2 min ago
Porsche's continent-crushing people hauler is now available in everyone's favorite trim level.

2019 Porsche Panamera GTS and Sport Turismo GTS: The Goldilocks of performance wagons - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 2 min ago
Porsche's fastest four-door gets the special GTS treatment that enthusiasts know and love.

Winamp plans a streaming-friendly revival in 2019

Engadget - 1 hour 42 min ago
Winamp, a relic from the Wild West days of digital music, not only still exists but has a major update on the way for next year. Parent company Radionomy is planning to reboot the service as an all-in-one app that pulls podcasts, playlists, streaming...

Peter Dinklage dangles another Game of Thrones finale hint - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Is it too much to dream that Tyrion ends up OK in the end?

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65 - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 55 min ago
Allen recently announced that a cancer he was diagnosed with in 2009 had returned.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

Engadget - 3 hours 26 min ago
It's a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years and received treatment for it in 20...

Microsoft's Nadella: We want our tech to be used for good - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 45 min ago
Microsoft's CEO also says at the Wired25 conference that antitrust law doesn't really understand tech.

Facebook will ban false voting information during midterm elections, report says - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 52 min ago
The new policy goes into effect leading up to the US midterms.

Microsoft adds dictation to Office web apps to help with dyslexia

Engadget - 3 hours 57 min ago
Microsoft has made voice dictation available for desktop Office users for months. Now, though, it's making the feature available to web users in the name of aiding those with dyslexia. The browser versions of both Word and OneNote will enable dicta...

Hyperactive comet Wirtanen to show off during historically close flyby - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 18 min ago
The small comet's latest pass by Earth could be its brightest, making it visible for weeks during the holiday season.

The Apple Watch is being used to study joint replacement patients

Engadget - 4 hours 21 min ago
As part of its latest healthcare-focused venture, Apple has teamed up with Zimmer Biomet on an app designed for knee and hip replacement patients. The app, called mymobility, works with the Apple Watch and iPhone, and it provides patients with guidan...

Facebook is banning misinformation about voting ahead of the midterms

Engadget - 4 hours 47 min ago
Partisan fraudsters may have a tougher time disseminating misinformation to voters over the next 22 days, as Facebook has vowed to crack down the spread of such "fake news" ahead of November's midterm elections, Reuters reports.

New Apple Watch app guides patients through hip and knee replacements - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 53 min ago
The app aims to connect patients and surgeons with features like a messaging platform and access to exercise videos and reminders.

Jeff Bezos plans to spend 'a little more' than $1B on Blue Origin next year - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 2 min ago
The Amazon CEO already invests $1 billion a year in the space company.

TSA outlines its plans for facial recognition on domestic flights

Engadget - 5 hours 3 min ago
The Transportation Security Administration is determined to make facial recognition and other biometrics a regular part of the airport experience, and it now has a roadmap for that expansion. The effort will start by teaming with Customs and Border...

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom talks about his departure and life after the photo-sharing app - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 6 min ago
Systrom hinted there were tensions between him and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Winamp, the 21-year old media player, is making a comeback in 2019 - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 13 min ago
The Winamp app promises to bring your music, podcasts and streaming services into a single location.

UK public broadcasters want top billing on streaming services

Engadget - 5 hours 14 min ago
As streaming services and set-top boxes continue to creep up on traditional TV, public service broadcasters (PSBs) in the UK are worried about being left behind. The heads of ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 are urging the government to require tech...