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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Jon:

Macy's says its website leaked credit card info to hackers for a week

There's a chance sensitive info had been stolen for a full week. → Read More

'Catan' AR game could ride on Niantic's tech

If you're Niantic and you're planning a follow-up to augmented reality hits like Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, what famous property do you... → Read More

Washington, DC sues DoorDash for allegedly misleading users about tips

The company supposedly stiffed workers without informing customers. → Read More

Verizon expands 5G to 'parts of' Boston, Houston and Sioux Falls

Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is continuing its ever-so-gradual 5G rollout in three cities. The ultra wideband wireless is now live in "parts of" Boston,... → Read More

FCC chairman wants public auction to repurpose satellite bands for 5G

The FCC's ongoing 5G push might set up a conflict with the satellite industry. Chairman Ajit Pai is pressing for a public auction of wireless frequencies in th... → Read More

Snapchat fact-checks political ads where Facebook won't

Snapchat may have another way to compete against rival apps like Instagram: truth in advertising. Snap chief Evan Spiegel told CNBC in an interview that his co... → Read More

Samsung made a 'Star Wars' Galaxy Note 10+ for Kylo Ren fans

How big a Star Wars fan are you? Big enough that you'd replace your smartphone just to flaunt it? Samsung thinks you might be. It's releasing a Galaxy Note 1... → Read More

Nintendo's snap-on Switch Lite case arrives in the US on December 8th

It'll keep your handheld safe without much added bulk. → Read More

Deezer's lossless audio finally comes to Android, iOS and the web

Deezer's lossless audio rollout has been slow, to put it mildly -- it first reached connected speakers in 2014, didn't come to desktop apps until 2017, and has... → Read More

Stanford's new tech-laden hospital includes pill-picking robots

It's a bid to make healthcare as connected and powerful as your phone. → Read More

Instagram cracks down on app that snoops on private profiles

Instagram is taking action against a stalker-friendly app that makes Like Patrol seem modest. The social network confirmed to Android Police that it was sendin... → Read More

President Trump will visit Apple's Mac Pro factory on November 20th

This may be more about winning tariff exemptions than anything else. → Read More

Air racing tournament unveils an all-electric sports aircraft

The electric aircraft seen to date have focused more on raw utility than thrill-seeking, but that's about to change very shortly. Air Race E, an air racing tou... → Read More

Iran shuts down nearly all internet access in response to fuel protests

Iran is trying an all-too-familiar tactic to hinder protests: cut the lines of communication. The Iranian government has shut down nearly all internet access i... → Read More

BioWare may revamp 'Anthem' in a bid to save it

There's no question that BioWare has struggled with Anthem between bugs and basic mechanics, and has made significant gameplay changes in a bid to keep its shar... → Read More

Aibo update lets you program your robot puppy's actions

Not happy with what Sony's reborn Aibo can do? You now have the power to make it do more. Sony has rolled out a 2.50 update for the robot dog that enables, am... → Read More

Redbox will stop selling Disney movie codes as part of settlement

Disney's lawsuit against Redbox is over, and it's not great news for Redbox. The two sides have agreed to a settlement that will have Redbox stop the sale of m... → Read More

Google's fight with Oracle will be heard in the Supreme Court

It's determined to show that Android doesn't violate copyright. → Read More

States sue to prevent EPA from revoking state emissions powers

It follows an earlier suit meant to restore California's emissions waiver. → Read More

Google scales back town hall meetings following leaks

It's moving to monthly, product-focused gatherings. → Read More