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Apple acquires Faceshift, maker of Star Wars: The Force Awakens motion capture 3:40

Apple has acquired motion capture company Faceshift -- best known for working on the new Star Wars film -- for an undisclosed amount earlier in the year. Apple has not said what it plans to use Faceshift for.

An Aussie startup is planning an electric SUV that’s more capable off-road than a Jeep

Aussie startup Red Automotive Technologies wants to build an electric SUV that's faster than a Porsche 911 and more capable off-road than a Jeep Wrangler. The model will be sold in the U.S. with a base price of about $60,000.

Apple Pay coming to China in 2016? Reports say UnionPay is onboard

Apple Pay is growing rapidly, so we've built a list of all the vendors, retailers, and companies that plan to support Apple Pay or already do. Plus, we've integrated details on its forthcoming international launch.

Samsung's new camera tech means better low-light photos, and a smaller lens hump on its phones

Samsung has announced a new type of camera technology called Britecell. Coming to mobile devices next year, the smaller modules may mean a reduction in the hump that has surrounded Samsung's camera lenses on previous phones.

Panasonic boosts Toughpad 4K 20-inch tablet performance with upgrade tweaks

Panasonic's newly announced Toughpad 4K 20-inch upgrade will bring new hardware to bear on the professional tablet, giving it greater performance than ever before, as well as support for HDMI 2.0.
Movies & TV

Avengers choose sides and throw down in gripping first trailer for Captain America: Civil War

Marvel Studios has released the first trailer for Captain America: Civil War, the upcoming film that kicks off the third phase of the studio's cinematic universe and pits Marvel's heroes against each other.

Nissan's all-new GT-R sports car may have been delayed into the next decade

Nissan's GT-R successor will reportedly be delayed beyond 2020 as the Japanese automaker plans more refreshes of the present body style. The new GT-R will adopt styling from the Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo.

Google can bypass security on all Android systems that don't use full-disk encryption

At least 74 percent of Android devices can be remotely reset by Google if law enforcement requests it. Newer Android phones running 5.0 and up may have encryption set by default, which protects your device from resets.

Fossil's big, bold Q Founder smartwatch is yours today for $295

Fossil has put the Q Founder, its first Android Wear smartwatch, on sale. The watch costs $295 in the U.S., and has a traditional style to it, along with comprehensive fitness tracking and other fun features.

Volkswagen staff appear to be using Google Glass at work

It seems as if Volkswagen logistics staff are using Google Glass for work. It certainly looks that way, with the car company issuing what it describes as "3D smart glasses" to a number of employees following a successful three-month trial.

Amazon said to be secretly testing own cargo planes in operation ‘Aerosmith’

In its latest step toward taking full control of its shipping operation and as it prepares for a bumper holiday season, Amazon is thought to be trialing the use of its own cargo planes in the U.S.

Vine’s updated iOS app means you can squint at tiny video clips on the Apple Watch

We know what you've been thinking, 'why can't you watch videos on your Apple Watch?' Now you can, thanks to the latest Vine iOS app update, which shows favorite and featured Vine lists on your wrist.