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Google includes a Raspberry Pi in a DIY smart speaker kit - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:36
The updated kits are rolling out to Target and include everything you need to build your own smart speaker or smart camera.
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TaskRabbit investigates ‘cybersecurity incident,’ app taken down - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:29
The handyman-for-hire app sent an email to users today recommending they change their passwords if they used the same ones for different websites.
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Yo, Yoda! Star Wars: Episode 9 needs you, and so do fans - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:28
Commentary: Rumor there is that fans will get to see the ancient green Jedi Master one last time. Sounds like a plan, hmmmm?
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Netflix hits 125 million subscribers worldwide - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:17
Traditional Hollywood may be annoyed with Netflix, but the rest of the world keeps signing up. The company reports better-than-expected member additions.
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Amazon Business might shelve plans to sell drugs to hospitals - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:17
This doesn't necessarily mark the end of retail giant's push into healthcare.
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Some Amazon products now tell you why they're 'Choice' - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:16
Amazon is offering a bit of transparency on the reasoning behind why some products get the Amazon's Choice award.
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Thousands of Android apps are tracking children, study finds - CNET

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 00:12
And they're doing so unlawfully, research from the International Computer Science Institute concludes.
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T-Mobile hit with $40M fine for fake ring tones in rural calls - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 23:57
The Un-carrier admitted it failed to correct problems with rural calls, and even used fake ring tones to simulate the completion of calls.
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Here's how Facebook collects your data when you're logged out - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 23:51
The social network can track you through the internet, thanks to Like buttons and Facebook’s Login tool.
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Spotify's mysterious event will be about its mobile app - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 23:46
Save the date: April 24, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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Google Maps is using fast food spots to help you drive - Roadshow

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 23:21
The navigation app appears to be using local landmarks to provide more natural directions.
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Toyota, Lexus to launch 'talking' vehicles in 2021 - Roadshow

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 23:01
It wants V2X tech on most of its lineup by the mid-2020s.
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Here's how Russian Facebook ads targeted US voters in 2016 - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 22:37
A new research paper details the scale of targeted ads by "suspicious" groups ahead of the 2016 US election.
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Samsung might make its own iPhone X-style phone notch - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 22:03
That's what a recent Samsung patent application suggests.
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Porsche's EV fast-charging network will go way beyond dealerships - Roadshow

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 21:36
In total, the company wants 500 chargers up and running by the end of 2019.
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Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV just got a much cheaper streaming choice (The 3:59, Ep. 386) - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 21:28
Also on the podcast we talk about the US export ban on ZTE and Facebook's meme problem.
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US, UK warn of Russian hackers targeting millions of routers - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 20:32
In a joint call between the two governments, officials warn that Russian spies are targeting routers in homes and offices. They're urging people to take security measures.
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Tony Fadell thinks Apple should tackle device addiction - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 20:29
The former Apple executive and founder of Nest Labs writes that Apple should empower users to curb their digital media consumption.
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Asteroid as big as a warehouse is freakiest near-miss in years - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 20:24
A space rock soared by Earth closer than half the distance to the moon just hours after being spotted for the first time on Saturday.
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Super-safe zinc battery tech could rival lithium ion in phones - CNET

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 20:08
The new technology, created by researchers at the University of Maryland, offers a glimpse of a future in which phones never explode.
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