Alibaba’s shopping event sales hit $1 billion in 85 seconds

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Alibaba’s shopping event sales hit $1 billion in 85 seconds Alibaba Chinese internet giant Alibaba is fond of crowing about its online shopping records, and that’s truer than ever this year. The company’s annual Global Shopping Festival, aka Singles Day, broke last…

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Netflix for Wii will stop working after January 31st, 2019

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Netflix for Wii will stop working after January 31st, 2019 Reuters/Issei Kato Do you have an old Wii hooked up in the bedroom solely to watch Netflix? You might want to look for an alternative in the near future. Netflix has emailed…

Facebook reportedly pressured Palmer Luckey to support a politician

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Facebook reportedly pressured Palmer Luckey to support a politician Associated Press When Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey left Facebook, neither said exactly why. The implication that it was due to his quiet donation to a group spreading pro-Trump memes. Now, however, we might…

Microsoft vows to improve Windows app store with gamers in mind

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Microsoft vows to improve Windows app store with gamers in mind Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images Many PC gamers shy away from the Microsoft Store (aka Windows Store), and for good reasons: it frequently doesn’t support overlays and other commonly used…

Cryptocurrency Price Analysis for the week November 05 to November 11

Cryptocurrency Price Analysis for the week November 05 to November 11

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Cryptocurrency Price Analysis for the week November 05 to November 11 EtherDelta Founder Charged by SEC For Operating Unregistered Securities Exchange. Bitcoin Cash Fork arriving on November 15 be ready as the BCH community drama continues. Vitalik Buterin Says Ethereum’s 1000x Capacity…

Cloudflare’s privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 service is available on phones

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Cloudflare’s privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 service is available on phones Cloudflare Cloudflare launched its 1.1.1.1 service in April as a bid to improve privacy and performance for desktop users, and now it’s making that technology available to mobile users. The company has released 1.1.1.1…

Colorado State Cracks Downs on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Businesses

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Colorado State Cracks Downs on Unregulated Cryptocurrency Businesses Colorado’s state Division of Securities issued a cessation order to four cryptocurrency firms for issuing unregistered securities through Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). So far, the state’s Securities Commissioner has issued cease and desist orders…

House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T

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House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they’re planning investigations into the Trump administration’s actions against technology companies. Inbound House Intelligence Committee chairman…

After Venezuela’s ‘Petro’, Iran Set to Launch Rial Backed National Cryptocurrency Soon

After Venezuela’s ‘Petro’, Iran Set to Launch Rial Backed National Cryptocurrency Soon

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After Venezuela’s ‘Petro’, Iran Set to Launch Rial Backed National Cryptocurrency Soon Iran and its state-owned cryptocurrency have long been in discussion and it’s likely that Iran will soon launch a national cryptocurrency backed by fiat currency, Rial. As soon as the…

The best probe thermometer

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The best probe thermometer By Michael Sullivan This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full probe thermometers guide here. After spending 20…

SEC strikes again; Founder of Ethereum-based cryptocurrency exchange scrutinized by the commission

SEC strikes again; Founder of Ethereum-based cryptocurrency exchange scrutinized by the commission

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SEC strikes again; Founder of Ethereum-based cryptocurrency exchange scrutinized by the commission The United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] has been constantly warning investors about the risks involved in the cryptocurrency space. Even though the commission has failed to set up…

Rocket Lab completes its first commercial launch

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Rocket Lab completes its first commercial launch Rocket Lab After months of delays, Rocket Lab has completed its first commercial mission. The spaceflight startup successfully launched its Electron rocket into orbit carrying six small satellites, including five cubesats as well as a…

After Math: They’re on the move

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After Math: They’re on the move ASSOCIATED PRESS With the president’s made up migrant caravan crisis having mysteriously vanished now that the midterms are over, it’s time to take a look at the other movers and shakers from the industry this week….

ICYMI: Catch up on a busy week of Engadget reviews

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ICYMI: Catch up on a busy week of Engadget reviews It has been a busy few weeks when it comes to product announcements, and that means we at Engadget have been reviewing a number of new devices. This week alone we shared…

Christianity and conservationism collide in ‘Pangolin’s Puzzle’

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Christianity and conservationism collide in ‘Pangolin’s Puzzle’ Pangolin’s Puzzle is a new mobile game that offers a refreshing approach to the puzzle genre — instead of relying solely on spatial manipulation or number-based solves, it serves up written logic problems. Players manipulate…