The Morning After: Can anyone trust Facebook?

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It’s time for OITNB to say goodbye, advertisers claim Facebook lied about its video stats for over a year and we’re giving streaming games a try. Clearly, it’s Thursday morning.

Here’s how Vantablack, the darkest material ever, can take gaming to a new level

What’s it like to be in a room fully painted with the world’s darkest material, Vantablack? The makers of one of the year’s top video games teamed up with Vantablack scientists to find out.
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Spotify Premium redesign borrows one of Pandora’s best features

Spotify’s been busy announcing a bunch of new features this week, including an app for Google’s Wear OS and better direct uploads for artists — and it’s made some changes to Spotify Premium, too. Starting today, subscribers can enjoy streamlined nav…

Canelo Álvarez signs $365 million contract with streaming service DAZN

Multiple world champion Canelo Álvarez has signed a staggering 11-fight, five year, $365 million contract with DAZN, a streaming service dedicated to sports. This beats out the previous record holder, Giancarlo Stanton, who signed a…

Zoov launches an ebike sharing system that fits in with existing roads

Whether they take the form of scooters or bikes, pedestrian mobility programs have sprung up quickly around the globe, occasionally angering people and governments in cities that hadn’t asked for a rack of vehicles in the middle of their sidewalk. Ne…

Swarm’s latest update brings it closer to its Foursquare roots

The line between the Swarm and Foursquare City Guide apps just blurred a little more. Foursquare has released Swarm 6.0 for Android and iOS, and its tentpole features will feel familiar if you’re more used to browsing places than checking in. Most no…

Skydio’s self-flying drone now has an Apple Watch app for flight prep

Skydio’s clever R1 autonomous drone now has its own Apple Watch app, making flight preparations simpler than ever. The $2,000 flying machine is now also selling at its first retail outlet — Apple Stores in North America.
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Adobe’s ‘Fast Mask’ can edit one object across an entire video clip

Last night at Adobe Max’s Sneaks session, a showcase unveiling potential software features, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Adobe evangelist Paul Trani announced ten new tools that the company is exploring. The sneaks run the gamut from fun voice-to-mus…

Dad dating sim ‘Dream Daddy’ arrives on PS4 October 30th

If you slept on Dream Daddy, one of Engadget’s best games of 2017, you’ll soon have another way to play the charming dating sim as the “Dadrector’s Cut” is headed to PS4. You’ll be able to try it on console for the first time October 30th.

WSJ: Facebook believes spammers were behind its massive data breach

More than two weeks after Facebook revealed a massive data breach, we still don’t know who was using the flaw in its site to access information on tens of millions of users. Now the Wall Street Journal reports, based on anonymous sources, that the co…