Close
November 2019: Earth’s Second Warmest November on Record

November 2019: Earth’s Second Warmest November on Record

November 2019 was the planet’s second warmest November since record keeping began in 1880, said NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) on December 16. NASA also rated November 2019 as the second warmest November on record, a scant 0.04°C behind the record-setting November 2015. Global ocean temperatures during November 2019 were the second warmest on…

Navy bans TikTok from government-issued phones

Sponsored Links Chesnot/Getty Images Don’t expect to post often on TikTok if you’re serving in the US Navy. The military branch has banned use of the social video app on any government-issued mobile devices. ByteDance’s software is allegedly a “cybersecurity threat,” according to a bulletin. The Navy’s Lieutenant Colonel Uriah Orland didn’t offer specific reasons…

Engadget Podcast: The tech that made 2019

Sponsored Links This week, Devindra and Cherlynn tackle the best and worst tech of 2019. Among the winners: Wireless earbuds and premium ultraportables. As for the losers well…. There’s a lot to cover. If anything, it seems like this year is a stepping stone towards some real innovation in 2020. Listen below, or subscribe on…