Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum

This afternoon, Twitter caused a stir when it suspended the prolific pro-Trump meme creator, Carpe Donktum. People were quick to speculate that Carpe Donktum was suspended for his alleged connection to the violent video shown at Trump’s Miami resort…

Source: Engadget – Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum

The Samsung Galaxy Fold, again: Hard to love, even harder to hate

The Galaxy Fold lives.

I don’t just mean in the vague “Samsung bounces back from a fiasco” sense, either. My Galaxy Fold, which I’ve been tossing around for weeks, opening and closing it like a madman, mostly works the same as it did the day I u…

Source: Engadget – The Samsung Galaxy Fold, again: Hard to love, even harder to hate

Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it’s meant, in part, to regain credibility for Faraday Future. Though there’s no…

Source: Engadget – Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Girl Scouts can earn five STEM badges through Microsoft partnership

As part of its ongoing campaign to foster STEM education, the Girl Scouts of the USA has partnered with one of the biggest names in tech: Microsoft. Moving forward, Girl Scouts troop members will be able to earn five separate badges by taking part in…

Source: Engadget – Girl Scouts can earn five STEM badges through Microsoft partnership

Fox Sports is creating exclusive, interactive shows for Facebook Watch

ESPN isn’t the only big broadcaster committing to exclusive sports shows on Facebook Watch. Fox Sports is teaming up with Facebook to create unique interactive shows for Watch viewers, including a marquee Fox Football Sunday program. The Monday mor…

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Congress is asking vape manufacturers if they used social media bots

Congress wants to know if the largest vaping companies used bot-generated social-media messages to market their products. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Massachusetts attorney general have asked each of the five largest manufacturers…

Source: Engadget – Congress is asking vape manufacturers if they used social media bots

Google teams up with Yubico to build a USB-C Titan Security Key

Google has a new security tool will appeal to people with a lot of USB-C devices. On Monday, the company announced a new version of its Titan Security Key that features a USB-C connector, and you’ll be able to buy the accessory starting tomorrow for…

Source: Engadget – Google teams up with Yubico to build a USB-C Titan Security Key

The Washington Post hopes you'll read articles on your TV

You probably retreat to the TV to tune out the day’s news, but the Washington Post is betting that you wouldn’t mind reading on the living room screen. It just launched a version of its app for Apple TV and Fire TV that offer a “highly-visual” way t…

Source: Engadget – The Washington Post hopes you’ll read articles on your TV

Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends

Snapchat is rolling out an easy way for you to share the best things you find on Reddit with your friends. You’ll see Snapchat among the options when you tap the share button on Reddit, as long as you have both apps installed on an iOS device.

Source: Engadget – Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends

YouTube's AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you’ll be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on s…

Source: Engadget – YouTube’s AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

Razer's Blade 15 Advanced gets an optical mechanical keyboard

We’ve seen gaming laptops with mechanical keyboards before, but Razer is taking things to a new level with the latest Blade 15 Advanced. It’s the first notebook to feature an optical mechanical keyboard, meaning it relies on light sensors instead…

Source: Engadget – Razer’s Blade 15 Advanced gets an optical mechanical keyboard

Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride

Lyft plans to extend its in-app emergency tools beyond the option to call 911. The ridesharing firm is partnering with the security company ADT on safety features, starting with a US pilot program that will let you contact ADT if you need help. Tha…

Source: Engadget – Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride

Uniti's quirky three-seater EV costs less than $19,000

Swedish brand Uniti has announced the pricing and specs for its cute, quirky Uniti One, a crowdfunded electric car. With an affordable £15,100 ($18,970) price tag in the UK, this Scandinavian-designed ultra-compact has an unusual interior layou…

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The Morning After: Get the Mac Pro 'cheese grater' look for your Windows PC

Welcome back! It’s Monday. As the fall weather pulls us indoors, we have all the best games on the device (or PC) of your choosing, say farewell to the first chapter of Fortnite and get the case we need to really fake that Apple Mac look, but with a…

Source: Engadget – The Morning After: Get the Mac Pro ‘cheese grater’ look for your Windows PC