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Steam limits game auto-updates to manage peak demand

Sponsored Links Jon Fingas/Engadget Console makers aren’t the only ones managing game service bandwidth to keep traffic flowing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Valve is scaling back game auto-updates in Steam to “spread out” the load and prevent its servers from buckling under the strain. As of this week, only games you’ve played in the past …

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Google’s updated Home app will show Nest Cam events in its feed

Sponsored Links Engadget/Jon Fingas iOS release notes reveal that Google is making a couple changes to its Home app. Once updated, the Feed tab will show important activity from supported devices, like your Nest Cam. Last year, Google said users would be able to watch full video clips or listen to audio clips in the …

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Bitcoin Cash House Ghana Finds Liquidity Provider, Seeks to Partner With Mobile Money Services

</header> <strong>Bitcoin Cash House Ghana has announced they’ve found a liquidity provider for converting between <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and Ghanaian cedi, and are now preparing to furnish their building and move in, preparing for official launch on March 1. A new read.cash post from organizer Kousha detailed the status of the project …

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Market Update: Bitcoin Cash Shines as Crypto Markets Show Bullish Signals

</header> <strong>Digital currency markets are in the green again today after seeing some moderate losses the day prior. The leading cryptocurrency in the top 10 is the fourth-largest blockchain by market cap, bitcoin cash, which is up 14% today. A variety of other digital asset markets are doing well as the overall market valuation of …

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Tesla update leaks some upcoming changes for Model S, Model X

Sponsored Links Tesla Whether it’s Fortnite, the latest Google Maps app or a firmware update for your Tesla Model X, reverse-engineering software to find features that are included but not-yet-enabled is a common hobby for the impatient hackers among us. Today the first new update of 2020 started rolling to Teslas, and researcher Greentheonly dug …

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Y2K-type glitch is causing NYC parking meters to reject credit cards

Sponsored Links Warren Eisenberg via Getty Images A software glitch is causing parking meters throughout New York City to reject credit and prepaid parking cards, The New York Times reports. The payment software was set to expire on January 1st, and the vendor reportedly failed to update the software before the new year. So, at …

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A Tor-Integrated Cashfusion Build for Bitcoin Cash Is Coming

</header> <strong>On Monday, Electron Cash developer Jonald Fyookball updated the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) community in regards to the Cashfusion protocol. Fyookball revealed that Tor integration is currently in the works. The Tor-integrated Cashfusion build is “the big piece” the development team needs to get from alpha to beta stage, Fyookball …

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Polar’s Vantage fitness watches now offer daily training guides

Sponsored Links Brett Putman for Engadget If you’re planning to counter all those holiday dinners with rigorous exercise, Polar might have your back. It’s updating its Vantage V and Vantage M watches with some particularly useful coaching features, most notably the FitSpark personalized training tool. As on earlier hardware, it provides a daily training guide …

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Tesla puts a music-making app in your EV

Sponsored Links Oliver Ryan, Twitter Never mind kicking back with some TV shows while you’re waiting in your EV — if Tesla has its way, you’ll be creative during your downtime. YouTuber Oliver Ryan and others have discovered that Tesla’s recently released holiday update includes a Trax app for creating your own tunes. It’s not …

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Pixel 4 gets improved Face Unlock and other surprise updates

Sponsored Links Earlier this month, Google announced that instead of regular Android updates, Pixel 4 devices would get a “Pixel Feature Drop” to show off splashy new features. That update has now arrived, and on top of expected changes like robocall screening and Duo call centering, there are a few welcome surprises, as spotted by …

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