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Recent articles by Rachel:

Benedict Cumberbatch will play Satan in Amazon's 'Good Omens' series

Amazon's upcoming miniseries Good Omens has been in the pipeline for a while, and now Neil Gaiman has revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch will take a starring ro... → Read More

iOS pirates are using Apple's developer certificates to share hacked apps

Just days after it was revealed that dozens of gambling and pornographic apps have been abusing enterprise certificates to distribute apps outside of Apple's ap... → Read More

Sony's smart watch strap is now available in the UK

Sony first proposed the Wena Wrist, the curious smart watch with a dumb face, in a crowdfunding campaign back in 2015. Now, after years of availability in Japan... → Read More

THQ Nordic buys developer of 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance'

THQ Nordic, the games publisher that's made a name for itself picking up long-forgotten games studios, has added Warhorse Studios to its fold in a €33.2 mi... → Read More

'Red Dead Online' will turn the tables on griefers

Red Dead Online fans have been fairly vocal about their issues with the game since its launch in November. The in-game economy, lack of missions and griefing ar... → Read More

Apple worked on biometric unlock for cars

Unlocking your car with a key is so passé. If you've got the right car, you can already use your smartphone as a car key, and Hyundai is slated to releas... → Read More

Germany lets users decide if Facebook can merge their WhatsApp and Instagram data

Germany is known for its no-nonsense approach to digital data gathering -- back in 2016 it took a hard stance against Facebook's use of WhatsApp data, and more... → Read More

Skype's background blurring feature will hide a multitude of sins

If you've ever used Skype while working from home, chances are you've been wearing pyjama bottoms (or even less) on your lower half, while the clean shirt on yo... → Read More

Tesla's Model 3 deliveries are off to a rocky start in Europe

Some buyers were turned away from Tesla's Tilburg factory after being invited to collect their cars. → Read More

Panoskin makes it easier to post GoPro footage to Street View

Uploading your own Street View Photos -- even with a 360-degree camera -- can be a pretty laborious process. Google introduced "Street View ready" standards in... → Read More

Nuance's AI uses real interactions to make chat bots smarter

So you should be able to resolve your query without being farmed off to an agent. → Read More

Google is killing its Notifications Widget

As the death knell sounds for Google+, so too comes the end for the Google's Notification Widget. Introduced in 2011 alongside Google+, the bell icon in the top... → Read More

Sonance's new architectural speakers are made for the Sonos Amp

Sonance and Sonos are two companies pretty well-versed in the speaker biz. Sonance has been designing visually unobtrusive architectural speakers since 1983, wh... → Read More

The National Parks ‘font’ has finally been digitized

Fonts are as synonymous with a brand as a logo, and these days every kind of company and organization (and some cities) have a design they call their own. Even... → Read More

Self-charging pacemakers are powered by patients' heartbeats

Millions of people around the world depend on pacemakers, defibrillators and other life-saving implantable devices. The problem is, their batteries need to be r... → Read More

'Baby Shark' has gone so viral it's now a Billboard Top 40 song

Unless you spent the latter half of 2018 on the moon with your hands over your ears, it's highly likely you're at least aware of Baby Shark, the infectious kids... → Read More

EU courts told 'right to be forgotten' law should not apply globally

The final binding decision will come later this year. → Read More

Samsung looks set to unveil foldable phone and Galaxy S10 next month

Samsung has traditionally launched its new Galaxy S phones at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress. This year, though, it appears it's breaking with tradition. Wal... → Read More

Mercedes and NVIDIA team up to build next-gen AI vehicles

From modular vans to autonomous cars -- and, as recently revealed at CES, gesture-based controls -- Mercedes has some big ambitions for the next generation of i... → Read More

Paying for EV charging could soon be as simple as plugging in your car

The number of EV charging stations across America is increasing, thus paving the way for wider adoption of electric vehicles. But a lot of the infrastructure su... → Read More