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Hulu's 'Castle Rock' season 2 teaser shows the origins of 'Misery'

Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock's second season, and it's evident this won't be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the Stephen King-based anthology focuses on the arrival of a younger version of Misery v...

YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web interface

If you tend to watch YouTube using the Leanback interface on a home theater PC, you might have to scrounge for an alternative. YouTube is warning visitors to the Leanback web portal that this version "will be going away soon." This won't preclude y...

SIM-based attack has been used to spy on people for two years

In a few cases,your SIM card may pose more of a security risk than your phone's software. AdaptiveMobile Security researchers say they've discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker, that's being used to surveil people's devices by an unname...

Discord is pulling its subscription service's free games library

Discord's Nitro subscription service stepped into Steam territory last year when it gave subscribers access to a curated library of games. It only ever offered a fraction of the titles Steam has -- it launched with just over 60, including Super Meat...

Deluge of Pixel 4 photos confirms a few of the phone's key specs

If you thought the torrent of detailed Pixel 4 leaks was over, you have another thing coming. Vietnamese phone shop D Store Mobile has sent nearly two dozen photos of a pre-release Pixel 4 XL to The Verge that appear to confirm some of its previousl...

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-inch model

To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have to spend quite so much to get a large surface. The historically accurate WinFuture claims that Microsoft wi...

Mercedes' latest high-tech concept car is a throwback to 1901

Many of Mercedes' concept cars are focused squarely on the future, but its newest example goes back in time even as it aims to go forward. The automaker has unveiled a Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car that hearkens back to the 1901 Mercedes 35 PS...

Recommended Reading: The redesigned WWE Network

WWE Network 2.0: How WWE rebuilt its streaming service after a split with Disney Chris Welch, The Verge After a flashy reveal at CES a few years ago, the WWE Network is by all accounts a success, amassing well over a million subscribers by early 2...

This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic

At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive...

The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Honda put a price tag on its cute EV. Check out those highli...

Amazon's 'Undone' takes rotoscope animation to new heights

Undone, Amazon Prime Video's first animated series by Bojack Horseman writers Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg, is a staggering work of art. It starts out as a show about a wayward twenty-something woman bored with her lot in life, but it quickly...

Galaxy Tab S6 review: Good notepad, bad notebook

While the rest of the industry may have given up on making premium Android tablets, Samsung isn't quitting just yet. It still believes Google's software has the potential to power superthin and light 2-in-1s, and so it recently unveiled a new version...

Sling TV now works in Apple's Safari browser

You can now stream both live and on-demand Sling TV content within Apple's Safari browser for desktop. The Dish-owned over-the-top internet TV service already supports Chrome and Edge, but this additional feature means you don't have to use its Mac a...

The creators of 'Silicon Valley' are making a Match.com origin series

The co-creators of Silicon Valley are developing a series on the origins of Match.com, according to Variety. John Altschuler and David Krinsky are reportedly adapting a book entitled The Players Ball: A Genius, a Con Man, and the Secret History of th...

Decades-old missing person case solved with Google Earth photos

The body of a man who had been missing for nearly 22 years was found this week thanks to Google Maps, according to the Sun Sentinel. Remains of 40-year-old Wiliam Moldt turned up in a pond located behind a housing developing in Wellington, Florida af...

Decades-old missing person case solved with Google Earth photos

The body of a man who had been missing for nearly 22 years was found this week thanks to Google Maps, according to the Sun Sentinel. Remains of 40-year-old Wiliam Moldt turned up in a pond located behind a housing developing in Wellington, Florida af...

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead of TV+ launch

Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple's board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10th -- which happens to be the day the company shared lau...

Amazon-owned Whole Foods cuts medical benefits for part-time workers

Not all is well with Whole Foods in the Amazon era. The grocery chain has confirmed to Business Insider that it's cutting medical benefits for part-time staff who work a minimum of 20 hours per week. A spokesperson said Whole Foods was dropping the...

MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th

MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful...

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