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LG is getting out of plasma TVs too, expect an official announcement soon

On the B-side of LG's announcement that it will start selling two 4K OLED TVs, is the bad news for plasma. Korean papers Yonhap News and The Korea Times report home entertainment division lead Ha Hyun-hwoi's comments that the company will end...

LCD Soundsystem's frontman is transforming tennis data into tunes

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy has dabbled in some weird stuff since the group split up three years ago, so the news that he's now working with IBM to convert the back-and-forth cadence of tennis matches at the US Open into music... isn't really a...

Mozilla starts testing sponsored tiles in Firefox Nightly's new tabs

Firefox typically fills a new tab with tiles of your most-visited websites, but if you're one of the brave souls using the Nightly experimental build, you'll see something else in there, too: ads. Mozilla has started rolling out sponsored tiles...

Engadget Daily: Apple's September 9th iPhone event, LG's G Watch R, and more!

Today, we take a look at the LG G Watch R, catch Schrödinger's cat, learn about Apple's next iPhone event, uncover the science behind the traveling stones of Death Valley, and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours. ...

Facebook is testing keyword search on older posts

If you ever find yourself trying to remember just exactly what restaurant your friend recommended on Facebook several months ago, you might be able to do so soon with just a simple keyword search. Along with a "satire" tag and stickers in comments,...

Google is testing delivery-by-drone too, say hello to Project Wing

Amazon is selling a phone and reportedly even getting into the online ad business, so of course Google is ready to compete with its still-in-testing Prime Air drone delivery service. The Atlantic has a report on (and video of) what is being called...

The Xbox One is ready to play your music, videos and even GIFs

Well, that happened a bit sooner than we expected. The Xbox One update detailed earlier this month is rolling out to everyone over the next few days, according to Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb. The patch brings a revamped party app and...

Ukraine rallies the Twitter troops as Russia invades

Strange as it may seem, wars aren't just fought with bullets and bombs anymore. Tweets and shares can at times be equally potent, and that's probably why Ukraine mounted a social offensive yesterday after Russian troops began engaging with domestic...

JPMorgan and other US banks reportedly hit by cyberattack

A Bloomberg report claims that JPMorgan Chase and "at least" four more banks in the US have been victims of a virtual attack from hackers. The data gathered from the breach could reportedly "be used to drain accounts," according to two Bloomberg...

The new SportsCenter app makes sure you don't miss live events

Just in time for the start of a new NFL season, ESPN has updated its SportsCenter application on iOS and Android. The main highlight here is the addition of an On-Air feature, which allows users to get access to broadcasts of live events, like games...

HTC's One M8 for Windows is coming to T-Mobile, too

The HTC One M8 and Windows Phone 8.1 are two great tastes that (mostly) taste great together, and you'll soon have a way to pick one up that doesn't require inking a deal with Verizon or AT&T. T-Mobile revealed earlier today that it'll offer the One...

It didn't take long for a company to crack Keurig's K-Cup lockdown

When Keuring Green Mountain announced that it would cut out third-party pods for the next-generation of its popular single-serve machines, other coffee outfits were up in arms. One particular company, TreeHouse Foods, claimed that it would take a...

America's CTO steps down to become government adviser in Silicon Valley

Reports circulated last week that the US Chief Technical Officer would step down soon, and now the White House has confirmed the news to Wired. Todd Park, the man who led the charge to retool the government's use of tech, will remain an adviser to...

NFL Now comes to Yahoo Screen as it continues to expand

If you didn't think the National Football League was really serious about its new digital network, think again. A mere week after arriving on the Apple TV, NFL Now is adding Yahoo Screen to the growing list of platforms it is currently available in....

Uber hits London's black cabs with a 15% price drop

Uber's continuing on its mission to wind up London's black cabbies with its convenient and affordable service today, announcing it's cutting uberX fare prices in the capital by 15 percent. The cost of UberEXEC and UberLUX tiers -- both with...

Researchers figure out how to turn bad memories into good ones (in mice)

We've all got memories we wish we could view less negatively. Some are trivial, like that drunken display at the office party; some are serious and create genuine psychological challenges. So far, researchers have figured out how to create false...

Microsoft now lets you record gameplay with Xbox One SmartGlass

Microsoft has been working hard to make Xbox One SmartGlass more useful and appealing for users, and it's doing a great job so far. The most recent update to the app, however, may just be its best yet. Most notably, you can now record Xbox One game...

NFL Mobile gets Sunday afternoon streaming for Verizon customers

All of the popular football apps are getting their annual update ahead of the NFL season kicking off September 4th, and the league's own option is doing the same. Thanks to the newfangled NFL Now video service, national and personalized video feeds...

Neuroscience proves nobody likes CGI

Cinema screens are huge, which is odd, because the eye can only focus on a small portion of what's in front of it at any one time. That's what prompted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to team up with eye-tracking firm Tobii and...

Apple's next iPhone event confirmed for September 9th

We've been hearing rumblings for some time now, but Apple has made it official: the company's next event will indeed be held on September 9th. While there aren't the usual clues as to what we can expect, the invite merely states "Wish we could say...

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