NASA’s new podcast series details space agency’s ‘invisible’ tech

NASA’s new podcast series details space agency’s ‘invisible’ tech

Podcasts are popular again and it seems a new one appears every week covering a particular topic or hobby. NASA counts itself among them, revealing the launch of a new podcast called The Invisible Network. The space agency describes this as a limited edition podcast, one that already features six episodes available to download through popular platforms.

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Netflix warns EU’s streaming content quota may hurt creativity

Netflix warns EU’s streaming content quota may hurt creativity

Netflix revealed its third quarter 2018 fiscal results today, taking time to discuss business as well as numbers. Among other things, company CEO Reed Hastings brought up the European Union's heavily criticized "content quota" for streaming companies, warning that it may negatively impact both customers and creativity. Rather than focus on the companies, Hastings says countries can bolster local content by creating incentives for local creators.

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The 2019 BMW X7 is big, brash, and full of the latest tech

The 2019 BMW X7 is big, brash, and full of the latest tech

There's a new luxury SUV coming to town, and if you demand seven seats, striking style, and an M Sport package, the 2019 BMW X7 might be the truck for you. Sitting above the X5 as BMW's biggest, most lavish SUV option, the all-new X7 promises the best of the automaker's technology without sacrificing on comfort.

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Hulu Live TV may get “skinnier” with price and channel slashing

Hulu Live TV may get “skinnier” with price and channel slashing

Hulu is considering changes to its Live TV product, according to a new report, potentially one day slashing both price and channels to offer "skinnier" bundles. In its present form, Hulu Live TV provides livestreaming access to a relatively small number of networks, these provided alongside on-demand content for a variety of shows. The company may break up the product in the future, though, cutting costs while still offering live access to channels in smaller bundle options.

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NASA tasks experts with finding the perfect Mars 2020 rover landing site

NASA tasks experts with finding the perfect Mars 2020 rover landing site

NASA has tasked its team of scientists with figuring out the perfect spot to land its next Mars rover. The topic will be discussed at a conference in Los Angeles this week, during which time enthusiasts and scientists will gather for a three-day workshop. This is the latest -- and last planned -- of multiple gatherings before a location is selected.

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Facebook Portal ad tracking potential is as bad as you suspected

Facebook Portal ad tracking potential is as bad as you suspected

The Facebook Portal device MAY* collect information on your device use to inform ads on Facebook platforms. That's just one part of the equation when it comes to Facebook's latest idea for hardware. The device is a camera you set up in your home with a display to allow you to speak with Facebook friends - but, of course, it's also able to use YOU as you use make use of IT.

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Stephen Hawking’s final book tackles questions about god, AI, and aliens

Stephen Hawking’s final book tackles questions about god, AI, and aliens

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking was working on a book at the time of his passing earlier this year. Though he wasn't able to finish it before his death in March, Hawking did make substantial progress on his final work, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, which was finished by his family. The book is available to purchase as of today, and it includes some challenging statements.

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Fortnite patch notes detail Quadcrasher vehicle, new Events tab

Fortnite patch notes detail Quadcrasher vehicle, new Events tab

A new Fortnite patch has landed, and with it comes a lot of noteworthy additions. The first big addition in Fortnite version 6.10 is the Quadcrasher, a new vehicle that's all about destruction. We knew the Quadcrasher was on the way, as Epic started advertising it on Fortnite's in-game news pop-up a few days ago like it usually does with incoming items and weapons.

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Beats by Dre, Disney reveal Solo3 Wireless with classic Mickey Mouse artwork

Beats by Dre, Disney reveal Solo3 Wireless with classic Mickey Mouse artwork

Apple has announced a collaboration between Beats by Dre and Disney to launch a new pair of headphones featuring classic Mickey Mouse artwork. The limited edition Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th anniversary, bringing the original look of the character alongside the model's various features.

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Google tempts out last-minute Pixel 3 pre-orders with Google Store credit

Google tempts out last-minute Pixel 3 pre-orders with Google Store credit

We're nearly upon launch day for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There have been a handful of pre-order promotions meant to tempt people into becoming early adopters for the new Pixel 3 phones, but if you're still on the fence, Google has a last-minute promotion aimed squarely at you. That is, of course, assuming that you're one of the people who qualifies for the promo.

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Google Maps EV charging locations are a genius idea

Google Maps EV charging locations are a genius idea

Google Maps is adding electric vehicle charging station information, promising to make powering up an EV or plug-in hybrid more straightforward. The new functionality is being added to the Google Maps app for iOS and Android today, and will follow on in the desktop version in the coming weeks, Google says.

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JLab Flex Sport over-ear wireless headphones are made for the gym

JLab Flex Sport over-ear wireless headphones are made for the gym

JLab Audio has introduced a new pair of flexible Bluetooth headphones designed specifically for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Despite their large appearance, the new Flex Sport have a design that's suitable for the gym, for outdoor running, or for anywhere someone is active. Among other things, the Flex Sport features removable, washable earpads and Be Aware audio technology.

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