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Discovering alien life probably won't freak us out, studies say - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 23:27
From megastructures around Tabby's Star to Earth-like planets at Trappist-1, research finds we react positively to news extraterrestrial life might exist.
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NASA rover spots a stripey Mars surprise - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 22:07
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover delivers a look at some unexpected and mysterious formations on the ground.
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Awkward! Why social media creates such cringeworthy moments - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 21:55
Ugh, is that really how my voice sounds? Melissa Dahl, author of "Cringeworthy," has a theory about why we all feel so awkward.
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This periodic table shows you what your car is really made of - Roadshow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 21:52
Aftermarket supplier GMB breaks down the elements that make up our cars in its own Periodic Table of Automotive Elements.
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New Apple HQ's glass walls a literal headache for walking workers - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 21:28
Commentary: The company's glass-filled Apple Park headquarters may be design-sexy, but there appears to be a practical issue: Staffers are smacking into walls.
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Verizon shakes up prepaid plans with cheaper pricing tier, hotspot tethering and more - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 21:27
Prepaid Verizon customers will also be able to talk, text and surf the web in Mexico and Canada for $5 a day.
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The HomePod and Sonos One both leave marks on wood surfaces (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep.119) - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 20:49
Apple confirms the HomePod leaves white rings on some wooden surfaces, but it isn't the only one. We dive deep into the HomePod with our review on the end.
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US charges Russian social media trolls over election tampering - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 20:11
The Department of Justice has issued charges against 13 Russian nationals involved with the Internet Research Agency, an organization at the center of fake news and trolling during the 2016 presidential election.
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Power Rangers action figures, Megazords get a new maker - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 20:10
Toys based on the long-running television show will be made by Hasbro starting in 2019.
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Elon Musk promises Tesla Model 3 safety improvements after crash - Roadshow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 20:02
The comments come after a Redditor totaled his Model 3 and pointed out some things.
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Class-action suits over Intel Spectre, Meltdown flaws surge - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 19:59
Since the beginning of 2018, the number of cases has risen from three to 32.
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Circuit City's 2018 resurrection hits a snag - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 19:32
The site relaunch announced in early January has been delayed in order to prepare for a higher volume of traffic, the company says.
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Ram recalls 200,000 trucks for slipping out of park - Roadshow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 19:28
You're going to want to make real sure that you set that parking brake.
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FCC serves Bitcoin miner notice for static on T-Mobile calls - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 19:23
If you live in south Brooklyn and use T-Mobile, that call static was not your imagination.
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Land Rover's 'pet pack' knows you'll overspend on your dog - Roadshow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 18:59
$875 on a partition and a mat? I love my dog, but I don't know, dude.
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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom (again), but open to talking more - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 17:57
Qualcomm says it's still not impressed with the offer laid out by Broadcom.
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Mercedes-Benz will bring a production-ready EQ EV to Geneva - Roadshow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 17:23
The electric onslaught is almost here.
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Google removes 'view image' button from searches - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 16:13
The decision, sparked by complaints from Getty Images, creates instant controversy.
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Put a 20,000mAh power bank in your pocket for $16.49 - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:52
That's a lot of juice for the money, but there's an interesting caveat. Plus: a desktop monitor for $70!
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YouTube star wants a cryptocurrency payday for you every day - CNET

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 15:33
Phil DeFranco is betting on a new bitcoin-like cryptocurrency, Props, that would help create a next-gen YouTube that rewards both creators and fans.
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