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Google hires former Intel exec as its new VP of diversity

Mountain View has hired Intel's former diversity chief to boost its own diversity efforts.

IBM’s Watson will analyze Wimbledon to suggest the best matches

Watson will also generate highlight reels and assist fans.

Facebook successfully lands its Aquila drone for the first time

Facebook's solar-powered, internet-providing drone finally landed successfully during its second test.

T-Mobile Pays to Keep PBS on the Air in Rural Areas

T-Mobile will pay for stations to relocate to new broadcasting frequencies so they can continue operating and T-Mobile can use the spectrum to boost its coverage map.

After Crash, Facebook Internet Drone Completes Successful Flight

Facebook called the landing 'absolutely perfect,' but admitted that Aquila suffered a 'few minor, easily repairable dings' from its gravel landing pad.

What we've been watching in June

Engadget editors talk about the TV shows and movies they've been watching this month.

The Best Video Streaming Services of 2017

There's a wide world of streaming services beyond Netflix and Hulu. Which one(s) deserve your subscription dollars? We break it all down.

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a PSVR gaming bundle

Save on a pair of Amazon Echo smart speakers and more with today's deals.

macOS High Sierra preview: It's what you can't see that counts

MacOS High Sierra isn't a big upgrade, but it's an important one.

I don't regret being an iPhone early adopter

The first iPhone was a beta product in many ways, but it was also a huge step forward for many who bought one.

AMD Unveils Biz-Focused Ryzen Pro CPUs

Corporate IT departments will be able to buy enterprise versions of the Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5, and Ryzen 7 by the end of the year.

The 'Final Fantasy XV' mobile game is a mess, but at least it's free

If you've played 'Game of War,' you'll recognize this one.

PBS will remain on the air in rural areas thanks to T-Mobile

The FCC incentive auction put many stations at risk of shutting down.

Windows Defender Gets Better at Preventing Ransomware

The built-in Windows Defender antivirus program will soon prevent suspicious apps from accessing protected folders like Documents and Pictures.

Polymer Device Can 'Walk' When Illuminated

The device itself has just two parts: a rectangular frame and a piece of special polymer material that can 'undulate and ... propel itself forward under the influence of light.'

Troubled game reseller forces users to identify themselves

G2A is imposing tougher security measures that will impact both resellers and customers.

Uber says it had nothing to do with stolen Waymo data

In its latest court filing, Uber insisted it didn't collude with Anthony Levandowski to steal Waymo's self-driving tech.

Instagram Using Machine Learning to Block Offensive Comments

The Facebook-owned social network on Thursday started rolling out two new machine learning-powered filters that will shield you from offensive and spammy comments.

Light-powered 'robot' cleans while it crawls

Clever use of shadow and light makes this 'robot' walk like a caterpillar.

Anchor lets you record and publish podcasts from your phone

If you're looking for the easiest way to record and publish a podcast, Anchor might be it.