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VW US chief: ‘Rogue’ German engineers responsible for deceitful emissions software

At a congressional hearing on Thursday, Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn apologized for the recent dieselgate scandal. He also said many older TDIs will need a costly retrofit, while newer 2015 models will get a software fix…

Verizon will soon hike the price of grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20

Cheap unlimited data is going the way of the dodo. Verizon has announced that it will soon raise the rate of grandfathered unlimited data plans by $20. It's an attempt to push subscribers to tiered, capped offerings.
Home Theater

HBO Now comes to Roku, closes cord cutter loop

The HBO Now app is available on the Roku store, thanks to a new agreement between the companies. Subscribers will now be able to watch HBO's addicting content on all Roku players and TVs.

MiMedia is a new cloud storage platform focusing on media consumption

A new cloud storage platform, MiMedia, aims to provide an easy-to-use environment that lets you access your photos, videos, music, and documents from almost any device.
Movies & TV

Benicio del Toro’s Collector may continue hoarding in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

As of this past June, no one was quite sure if Benicio del Toro would be back as The Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but a fellow castmate may have just confirmed his return.

Uber hack traced back to Lyft, report claims

As Uber continues to investigate a major data breach carried out earlier this year, an IP address linked to the hack has been connected to the chief technical officer of the company's rival, Lyft

PlayStation 4 price drop coincides with Uncharted Collection’s release

The PlayStation 4 will finally be receiving a price cut, coinciding with the launch of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection. The system will now retail for $350, and bundles have also dropped in price.
Movies & TV

Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany in talks to work with Jake Gyllenhaal on Stronger

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany is reportedly in talks to play the lead female role, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, in a movie based on the life of Jeff Bauman, who lost both of his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Movies & TV

Tangerine film producers seek to give transgender actors an Oscar nomination

Two transgender actresses on Tangerine seek to be first of their orientation to receive an Oscar bid. Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor starred in the film about transgender prostitutes celebrating Christmas Eve in L.A. 

DirecTV will take viewers ringside with a new VR app

DirecTV has launched a new app for Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR that will allow boxing fans to watch highlights of past Big Knockout Boxing events as though they are ringside.

OS X code alludes to Apple Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and new Magic Trackpad

It looks like Apple is prepping a new set of Mac peripherals. This speculation stems from code discovered in the most recent OS X beta, located in the Bluetooth IO section of the source code.
Cool Tech

NASA’s plan to save the world from an asteroid? Ram it with a rocket, of course!

A joint effort between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) has manifested itself in a project known as Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment (AIDA), and at the heart of the project is the plan to ram an asteroid with a spaceship.