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Engadget Morning Edition

Good morning from Engadget! Join Mat Smith as he takes you through the day's biggest tech stories, ready in the early hours every weekday.

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August 5, 2022 4 min
Instagram is expanding NFT features to more than 100 countries, Paramount+ hits 43 million subscribers, Something is making the Earth spin faster and days shorter.
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NASA says retired astronauts must act as space sherpas on private flights to the ISS, Winamp, your old MP3 software of choice, is back, Nintendo notes Switch sales drop.
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Samsung and iFixit now offer self-repair parts and tools for Galaxy devices, Amazon offers same-day Prime delivery for select retail chains, Uber receipts are crashing Microsoft Outlook.
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Microsoft negs Activision Blizzard to push through $68.7 billion acquisition, Apple's App Store homepage will soon feature ads, Spotify's latest fancy feature for Premium users is a play button.
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No, Google isn’t shutting Stadia down, Free AI tool restores old photos by creating slightly new loved ones, Samsung's 'Repair Mode ' keeps your data hidden from technicians.
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Senate deal would revive EV tax credits for GM, Tesla and Toyota, Instagram backpedals on full-screen feed and reduces recommended posts, NASA’s plan to bring rock samples back from Mars involves space helicopters.
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A Filipino politician wants to make ghosting a criminal offense, Spotify has 188 million Premium users, but continues to lose money, PlayStation VR2 will offer live streaming support and a Cinematic Mode.
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Instagram head responds to backlash by saying video is inevitable, Russia says it will pull out of the International Space Station sometime after 2024, Seville has started naming heat waves like hurricanes, thanks to climate change.
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A chess robot broke the finger of its 7-year-old opponent, The NFL+ streaming service arrives today starting at $40 per year, Intel strikes a deal to manufacture MediaTek’s chips.
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Baidu's latest robotaxi has a removable steering wheel, Apple Watch ‘Pro ’ could feature first hardware redesign since 2018, Marvel's new Disney+ 'Daredevil' series will arrive in 2024.
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Amazon's Rivian-made electric vans are now delivering in some US cities, EA's last FIFA game is finally making women's soccer a priority, Zoom adds end-to-end encryption to its cloud phone service.
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An unofficial 3D-printed kit makes your AirPods case repairable, Biden's latest climate change actions expand offshore wind farms, Samsung says it shipped almost 10 million foldable phones in 2021.
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Apple settles lawsuit over its reviled 'butterfly' keyboard for $50 million, Demand for the Justice League 'Snyder Cut' was reportedly amplified by bots, Judge grants Twitter expedited trial against Elon Musk.
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There’s a 68GB SSD floating inside the James Webb Space Telescope, US Congress calls for the FTC to regulate how VPN companies operate, UK forces Meta to halt its forced sale of Giphy.
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Feline adventure game 'Stray' is getting a limited-edition cat backpack, James Webb telescope can take detailed photos of our own solar system's planets and moons, Apple may release M2 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros as early as this fall.
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A Chinese Wikipedia editor spent years writing fake Russian medieval history, Instagram creators can now lock photos and Reels behind a paywall, Wordle is becoming a board game.
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Google files a lawsuit that could kick Tinder out of the Play Store, Hasbro can 3D-print your face onto Ghostbuster, Power Ranger figurines and more, Magic Leap 2 will go on sale in the US on September 30th.
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Spotify is buying daily music trivia game 'Heardle', Apple and Jony Ive are officially parting ways, NASA shares stunning images from the James Webb telescope.
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Meta made a fact-checking AI to help verify Wikipedia citations, We preview macOS Ventura, Amazon offers 'Mass Effect Legendary Edition' for free on Prime Day.
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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick reportedly saw violence against drivers as a tool for growth, Elon Musk is officially trying to kill his Twitter takeover, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx landed on an asteroid with a surface like a ‘pit of plastic balls’.
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