From Engadget RSS Feed: Court rules Stingray use without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment

Today, the Washington DC Court of Appeals overturned a Superior Court conviction of a man who was located by police using a cell-site simulator, or Stingray, CBS News reports. The court ruled that the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights were violated…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Facebook and Amazon might bid on English Premier League rights

It’s no secret that online titans are jockeying with each other for sports streaming rights. Most of the news has revealed domestic squabbling, like when Amazon wrested the rights to broadcast NFL games from Twitter back in April. But a Manchester Un…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: BYU develops sports helmet foam for real-time concussion detection

Cranial collisions are haunting the sports world more and more. A recent survey of 111 former football player’s brains found that 110 showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative disease caused by repeated blows like those d…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Volvo launches 12-month trade-in plan with XC40 crossover

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After months of teasers and leaked images, Volvo finally pulled back the curtain on its latest crossover, the all-new XC40. The stylish new crossover packs in everything you would expect from a modern Volvo. The model will pa…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: ‘Resident Evil 7’ DLC trailer offers the first look at Chris Redfield

Chris Redfield has had a long and storied career as the fictitious protagonist in many installments of Capcom’s Resident Evil video game series. The Raccoon City policeman starred, along with partner Jill Valentine, in the original 1996 game, and has…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Instagram’s ‘follows you’ feature reveals your true friends

In what might be one of the most overdue updates of all time, Instagram is finally testing a feature that lets you see if someone is following you directly from their bio. Previously, you’d have to laboriously scroll through your followers list to se…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: The Wirecutter’s best deals: $100 off an Epson SureColor P600 printer

This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Facebook will turn over Russia-linked ads to Congress

Earlier this month, Facebook admitted that it sold $100,000 worth of ads between 2015 and 2017 that led to fake news pages and were bought by advertisers operating out of Russia. A report released yesterday noted that the Senate Intelligence C…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Unlimited ‘Stargate’ streaming will cost you $20

MGM Studios announced a new web-based entry into its popular Stargate franchise, Stargate Origins, this past July at San Diego Comic Con. In order to see the prequel series, though, you’ll have to subscribe to a Stargate-only streaming service, too….

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Tesla will discontinue its most affordable Model S this Sunday

On Sunday, Tesla’s vehicle lineup will be smaller by one as it discontinues its cheapest Model S option, the Model S 75. That means the all-wheel-drive version — the 75D — will take its place as the low-end Model S sedan, currently listed at a star…

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