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‘Just Cause’ movie is coming from ‘John Wick’ creator

German studio Constantin Film has acquired the film rights to open-world action game Just Cause, and hope to start shooting in 2020, reports Deadline. Derek Kolstad, the creator and writer of the John Wick trilogy, has been tapped to write the script...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 4:44 pm

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns

We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making automa...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 4:29 pm

London Underground will track everyone's Tube trip via WiFi

Transport for London, the UK capital's transit authority, will start collecting data on how people move around the Underground system by tracking phones and other connected devices using its extensive WiFi network. The agency's systems will depersona...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 4:14 pm

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone

Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project call...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 4:00 pm

The best lenses for Canon RF mount

Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ultra...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:45 pm

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page

Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" to show yo...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:26 pm

'League of Legends' might be coming to smartphones

League of Legends might eventually take up residence on fans' iOS and Android homescreens. Developer Riot is said to be working with parent company Tencent on a mobile version of the ultra-popular MOBA.

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:11 pm

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private

Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads without t...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:10 pm

'Vader Immortal' is the Star Wars VR game I've been waiting for

Star Wars and virtual reality always seemed like the perfect mix. Long before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released a few years ago, I was eager to slip on a VR headset, hop in a rusty smuggler ship and wield a light saber of my own. While we've...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:00 pm

Amazon made social mini-games to make warehouse work less bland

Amazon has turned to video games to make warehouse work a bit less tedious while boosting worker productivity in the process, according to The Washington Post. The e-commerce giant has "gamified" warehouse workers' tasks by reflecting their progress...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 2:43 pm

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks

Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, stretch your legs and give your backside a rest. The sam...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 2:30 pm

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules

Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 2:13 pm

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles

It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 2:00 pm

Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess'

Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the announcement on its blog this week, noting that its developers loved the mod so much the company invited cr...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 1:44 pm

Master & Dynamic MW65 review: Almost the perfect headphones

Master & Dynamic has been making some of the world's best-looking headphones since 2014. The company uses premium materials like leather and anodized aluminum for its high-end products, while the competition settles for cheaper plastic even on fl...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 1:30 pm

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei

UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 1:14 pm

What to expect at Computex 2019

Computex offers us a chance to check in on the health of the PC market in an era when it was expected to wither on the vine. At last year's show, the PC industry, either through desperation or a newfound confidence, started to innovate once mor...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 1:00 pm

'Beat Saber' VR finally gets a full release on PC

When Beat Saber became available for the Oculus Quest on Day 1, it also left early access and entered stable release. For some of you, that might not mean anything at all: Its creator, Beat Games, says it's just a formality and that it released the f...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 12:40 pm

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost

Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk away from...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 12:19 pm

'Observation' is a gripping space puzzler with an AI hero

Many video games are set in space. Most cast you as a human super-soldier or plucky science-type trying to untangle a truly terrible situation. Not Observation. The latest game from No Code, the Scottish studio behind Stories Untold, makes you play a...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 12:01 pm

Tesla brings back free Supercharging for some Model S and X owners

When Tesla got rid of free Supercharging as a referral reward, it said the perk was "adding too much cost to cars." Even so, the automaker clearly knows it's something potential customers would appreciate, because it's sorta, kinda bringing free Supe...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 11:31 am

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription

Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from any res...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 11:01 am

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door

Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if you'r...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 11:00 am

'Overwatch' Anniversary event brings custom Workshop games to all

Three years after its launch, Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch is still rolling along, and the latest Anniversary event has begun. A celebration of the game's history so far, it's rotating through many of the special minigames that come and go...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 10:45 am

The Morning After: Apple fixed the 'butterfly' MacBook Pro keyboard

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you've been waiting to upgrade to a new MacBook Pro, then today's news could be just what you need to hear. Otherwise, we've got a detailed breakdown of PS5 info straight from Sony, an esports lawsuit worth p...

Posted on 22 May 2019 | 10:30 am