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Uber starts mapping Dallas roads to aid its self-driving efforts

Sponsored Links Uber Uber is still testing self-driving cars in a very limited fashion, but that isn’t stopping it from expanding its efforts to a new city. The ridesharing firm has unveiled plans to map Dallas streets and lay the groundwork for self-driving technology in the city. The mapping cars will be human-driven — they’re …

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Google may soon let you search with a screenshot

Sponsored Links Steve Dent/Engadget Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, “Edit & Share screenshots” and the AI-powered “What’s on my Screen,” according to some APK digging by 9 to 5 Google. A new feature called “Smart Screenshots,” tucked into the latest version of the Google 10.61 app, brings up …

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Initial Creative Emmy winners include Apple, Netflix and NASA

Sponsored Links Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP The Creative Arts Emmy awards are only half-finished, but it’s already clear that streaming services are thriving — including a few you might not expect. Netflix came home with the most statuettes on the first night of the awards, receiving a total of 15 compared to ‘just’ eight for next-closest rival …

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Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ season 2 teaser shows the origins of ‘Misery’

Sponsored Links Hulu Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock‘s second season, and it’s evident this won’t be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the Stephen King-based anthology focuses on the arrival of a younger version of Misery villain Annie Wilkes (Lizzy Caplan) in Castle …

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead of TV+ launch

Sponsored Links Mike Marsland via Getty Images Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple’s board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10th — which happens to be the day the company shared launch details for Apple TV+, …

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Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones

Sponsored Links Google If you’re a Google One subscriber, there’s a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system’s existing backup functionality, which ensures your texts, contacts and apps are automatically …

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Apple TV+ launches November 1st for $4.99 a month

Sponsored Links Apple’s upcoming video streaming service, which will be known as Apple TV+, is launching on November 1st for $4.99 per month. CEO Tim Cook made the announcement during the company’s 2019 iPhone event, where he also revealed that people who buy an Apple TV, Mac, iPhone or iPad starting today will get a …

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Watch Apple’s 2019 iPhone event here at 1PM ET

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez It’s time for Apple’s customary iPhone event, but there are a few twists this time around — including how you can watch it. The proceedings at the Steve Jobs Theater will still be available on Apple’s website and its event app for Apple TV starting at 1PM Eastern, but …

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Microsoft’s redesigned To Do app ties into more of its services

Sponsored Links Microsoft Microsoft is continuing its quest to replace Wunderlist with its entirely in-house offering. The software maker has unveiled a redesigned To Do app for desktop and mobile that both offers a fresher look and, crucially, tighter integration with Microsoft services. You can flag messages from Microsoft-based email accounts to send them to …

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After Math: The NFL goes full geek

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The NFL is matching brains with brawn for its 100th season. Fans will be able to enjoy faster in-stadium internet, deeper insights into their local teams and virtually trade their favorite players like sentient trading cards (but only in New Jersey). Here are our top gridiron headlines of the week. Verizon …

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