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A GTI'd Volkswagen Passat exists … will we see it in showrooms?

Volkswagen is looking into launching a hotter version of the Passat. Designed specifically for the North American market, the hot-rodded model could get the same 2.0-liter turbo four that's found under the hood of the GTI.

Microsoft's Xbox and gaming sales see a 9-percent decline year-over-year

Microsoft has revealed that it has seen a 9 percent year-on-year decline in revenue for the second quarter of 2016 in Xbox and Gaming. It attributes the decline to lowered Xbox One prices and slower hardware sales.

Yelp’s new ‘Pokémon Go’ filter helps you find nearby Pokéstops

Yelp's new Pokémon Go filter helps you find businesses near Pokéstops, and after launching in the U.S., is now available in the U.K, and other countries. The feature is part of Yelp's apps and website.

This creative wearable is a nail in the London Underground Oyster Card's coffin

This jewelry design graduate has found a far more convenient and creative way to use an Oyster Card on the London Underground. She has taken the chip from inside the card, and put it in a set of false nails.

Limited edition, Olympic Apple Watch bands look awesome, but will prove hard to get

Apple will make special, limited edition straps for the Apple Watch in designs inspired by the national flags of different countries competing in the upcoming Olympic Games. They're just $50 each, but you're going to need to be at the Games…

AT&T rakes in $40.5B in revenue but loses video subscribers in Q2

According to AT&T's second-quarter financials, the company met Wall Street's expectations. Unfortunately for the carrier, it dropped the ball in other areas, such as number of video and IP broadband subscribers.

Exclusive: Listen to CeeLo Green’s brand new song ‘My Favorite MCs’

As CeeLo Green preps his first rap project in more than a decade, Digital Trends is exclusively releasing his latest song "My Favorite MCs." CeeLo also spoke to us about streaming's negative effect on hip hop, and more.
Cool Tech

Snowden developing iPhone battery case with hidden spy tool

To detect revealing mobile transmissions that could be used to locate journalists, Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang are developing a spy monitoring tool that doubles as a battery case.
Social Media

Facebook’s ephemeral group messaging should give Snapchat the spooks

Facebook is once again borrowing from Snapchat for an experimental new group messaging feature on its main app. The feature gives a glimpse of what private sharing would look like on the social network.

Pending Sony approval, 'Rocket League' cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One is ready

Cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One is ready pending Sony's approval. Psyonix has announced that all systems are in place, and within a few hours cross-play can be enabled worldwide.
Movies & TV

Netflix releases action-packed ‘Luke Cage’ teaser, announces Daredevil season 3

Definitely good news for fans of Marvel comics, Netflix launched a series of teasers and first looks for comic book adaptions of Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders and Daredevil.
Social Media

Periscope adds trailers for replay videos with new Highlights reel

Periscope has launched a range of new features to help users discover new broadcasts on its iOS and Android apps, including a new Highlights reel that generates scrollable video trailers for all the replays on your home feed.