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Stadia acquires indie developers Typhoon Studios

Stadia acquires indie developers Typhoon Studios

After the shaky launch of Google’s cloud gaming service Stadia, which failed to deliver on some promised features amid questions about whether Google would support it long-term, the company announced on Thursday that it has added Typhoon Studios, the indie developer behind the forthcoming game Journey to the Savage Planet. It’s not a huge acquisition;…

Honda will show off its in-car AI assistant at CES

Sponsored Links Engadget At CES 2020, Honda says it will finally show off its long-promised in-car personal assistant. The automaker has been working on its own digital helper since 2018 when it announced a partnership with SoundHound. Aside from the usual claims of “unprecedented” speed and accuracy, the company doesn’t say too much about how…

Congress approves the TRACED Act to fight robocalls

Sponsored Links PhonlamaiPhoto via Getty Images Today, Senate approved the TRACED Act, or Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement Act. The legislation could give the government new powers to prosecute robocallers, The Washington Post says. It would also require carriers that authenticate and block spam callers to share those services with customers for free. President Trump…

A beginner’s guide to smart sous vide

Cooking via sous vide has been the province of professional kitchens for decades, and for good reason: a temperature-controlled water bath ensures perfectly cooked food. Instead of worrying about whether a steak is medium rare or whether that chicken breast will be dry, simply dial in the desired temperature, dunk in your vacuum-sealed food (“sous…