In ‘Fortnite’ Monopoly, Tilted Towers is the new Boardwalk

In ‘Fortnite’ Monopoly, Tilted Towers is the new Boardwalk

How do you get Fortnite-obsessed kids to play an old-school board game? By putting Fortnite in the board game, of course. Epic and Hasbro have revealed a Fortnite version of Monopoly that replaces the usual property trading with elements from the b…

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Nintendo Switch cloud saves won’t be available for some games

Nintendo Switch cloud saves won’t be available for some games

There are a lot of reasons why cloud-based backup is one of Nintendo Switch Online’s most awaited features. It can make sure you don’t lose your progress if your game suddenly gets corrupted, if your console gets stolen or if you decide to buy a new…

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Trump tells Apple to build more US plants in response to tariffs

Trump tells Apple to build more US plants in response to tariffs

If Apple was hoping to elicit sympathy for the potential impact of US tariffs on product prices… well, it’s not going to get any from the highest levels of government. In one of his characteristic weekend Twitter sprees, President Trump acknowledge…

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YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections

YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections

YouTube is no stranger to pulling videos based on their content, but now it also has to worry about when a video is available. The Google-owned service has removed ads from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny following officials’ claims that th…

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Two of Samsung’s livelier mid-range devices reach the US

Two of Samsung’s livelier mid-range devices reach the US

Competition among mid-range mobile devices hasn’t been particularly fierce in the US as of late. Outside of value-for-money phones like the Moto G6, the focus has remained squarely on premium gear. Samsung might just spice things up a bit with its…

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Your Vizio smart TV might tell you if it spied on you

Your Vizio smart TV might tell you if it spied on you

Vizio smart TVs might display a strange notification in the near future — one telling you if the company collected and sold your data. Back in 2015, a ProPublica exposé revealed that Vizio installed software on its smart TVs that allowed it t…

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Key suspect in JPMorgan hack is now in US custody

Key suspect in JPMorgan hack is now in US custody

Closure might be coming for victims of the massive JPMorgan Chase hack in 2014. The country of Georgia has extradited the alleged (and until now mysterious) hacker at the core of the crime, Andrei Tyurin, to the US. The Russian citizen pleaded not…

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Cryptocurrency Market Update: Dogecoin Continues to Defy The Drop

Cryptocurrency Market Update: Dogecoin Continues to Defy The Drop

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Cryptocurrency traders in China find ways to get around state regulators despite tighter scrutiny

Cryptocurrency traders in China find ways to get around state regulators despite tighter scrutiny

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This Tech Lets You Send Any Cryptocurrency to the Lightning Network

This Tech Lets You Send Any Cryptocurrency to the Lightning Network

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Recommended Reading: Brands are not your friend

Recommended Reading: Brands are not your friend


Why Comcast Sent Me Pizza
Ian Bogost,
The Atlantic

Brands — well, #brands may be the more accurate term here — do all sorts of things that seem like they’re rewarding you, dear customer, for some action or loyalty. The Atlantic dives into how th…

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A date with my Tinder data

A date with my Tinder data

I was on Tinder for almost four years. I’m no longer single, but Tinder and its parent company, Match, still have data on me. I didn’t delete my profile — I didn’t even think to — so using GDPR to request what information they had on me was more ex…

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Ask Engadget: Which devices are easiest to sanitize?

Ask Engadget: Which devices are easiest to sanitize?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac…

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China’s richest man Jack Ma will retire on Monday

In an interview with the New York Times Jack Ma revealed his plan to step down as executive chairman of Alibaba — often referred to as China’s Amazon — on Monday.

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Blockchain Evidence Legally Binding, Says China’s Supreme Court

China appears eager to be at the forefront of technological development and adoption. In 2014, Chinese company WinSun Decoration Design Engineering took 3D-printing technology to a whole other level when it printed a 10-house village in less than one day.

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