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Google is ending support for the Explorer Edition of Glass

Google is rolling out one more update for the Explorer Edition of Glass before cutting off support for its old wearable. The tech giant introduced Project Glass back in 2012, opening it up for preorders for $1,500 each. Despite people raising …

Despite the HQ2 debacle, Amazon will add office space in Manhattan

Early this year, Amazon pulled the plug on plans to build an "HQ2" in Queens after a number of local leaders and activists pushed back against the $3 billion in tax breaks and incentives it would receive. Now the online retail giant …

Apple plans software fix for 16-inch MacBook Pro ‘speaker popping’

No, you’re not crazy: you probably are hearing a popping or a cracking sound after audio stops playing on your new 16-inch MacBook Pro. A lot of other users have been reporting similar experiences online, and now Apple itself has admitted the issue,…

Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo’ remarks

A lawyer representing Vernon Unsworth called Elon Musk a "billionaire bully," and sought up to $190 million in damages but a jury decided in his favor anyway. They ruled that his series of tweets last year that referenced Unsworth as…

‘Reno 911!’ is coming back as a Quibi exclusive

It looks like Punk’d isn’t the only mid-aughts TV series that’s coming back thanks to Quibi. Comedy Central says it’s making a seventh season of Reno 911!, 10 years after the series came to an abrupt end, for the mobile-first streaming platform.

Facebook’s plan to label state media is taking longer than expected

Facebook’s effort to label state-backed media has hit some snags. The social network was due to start labeling outlets in November, but CNN Business found that the company clearly missed the target, and didn’t have a specific answer as to when the t…

Readers weigh in on what makes the OnePlus 7 Pro a worthy contender

With the release of the 7 Pro, OnePlus showed it learned from the mistakes on the 6T: The company kept everything that users loved about the previous model while addressing its most glaring issues. Senior Editor Richard Lai was pleased to see …

Magic Leap reportedly only sold 6,000 AR headsets in six months

After years of hype, it looks like reality is starting to catch up with Magic Leap. According to a report from The Information, the augmented reality startup and Silicon Valley darling only sold approximately 6,000 units of its $2,300 Magic Le…

AI-powered Lego sorter knows the shape of every brick

For some people, rummaging through a bunch of Lego bricks is part of the fun. But if you’ve got an enormous collection or take on complicated builds, you probably have a system for sorting your pieces. Your solution probably doesn’t involve AI, thoug…

Researchers create bone-inspired 3D-printed building materials

You may not think of your bones as buildings, but researchers do. A team from Cornell University, Purdue University and Case Western Reserve University believes that by studying the internal structure of bones, they may be able to 3D-print str…