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Twitter expands your display name to 50 characters - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 17:30
Hot on the heels of its new 280-character message limit, Twitter now lets you expand your display names to up to 50 characters -- including emojis.
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NASA engineer shares hilarious bathroom trashcan sign - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 17:24
Commentary: Engineers are just humans -- for now, at least. And they still have human failings that require correction.
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Get a Chuwi LapBook Air for $379.99 - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 17:18
It's like a MacBook Air that runs Windows -- for half the price. (Even less, if you hit up a cash-back service.) Plus: a classic adventure game for free!
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Cheap TV deals of Black Friday 2017 (plus our favorite picks) - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 16:00
A crazy price on a new TV is the essence of Black Friday sales, and this year the deals are, in fact, certifiably insane. Here are the bonkers discounts so far, with more to come.
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Royal Caribbean's high-tech ship lets you be lazier than ever - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 15:33
Self-driving shuttles. Servers who'll find you anywhere to give you a drink. The future of ocean cruises will require even less effort from you.
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Robocalls are attacking our phones - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 15:00
From CNET Magazine: We get more than 2.4 million robocalls each month. In this edition of Ask Maggie, we tell you how to stem the flood to your mobile devices.
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Uber loses UK appeal, must treat drivers as workers - Roadshow

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 14:04
The Employment Appeal Tribunal in London has said that Uber must treat its drivers as workers.
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Flush up: 15 totally bizarre toilets and accessories - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 14:00
From a poo-emoji plunger to an Iron Throne toilet, explore the flashiest flusher tech and accessories ever created.
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Fungal parasite controls muscles, turning ants into zombies - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 13:54
New study that uses 3D visualization and deep learning shows that "zombie ant fungus" controls the insect's muscles, not the brain.
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This chatbot will tackle scammers by wasting their time - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 13:34
The bot can take on multiple personas and imitate real human tendencies.
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South Park: Phone Destroyer comes to iOS and Android - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 12:15
The free-to-play game pits cowboys against Native Americans.
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Al Gore to the tech world: Help me fix the climate crisis - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 08:06
"Everything is at stake," says the former US vice president, but the right technology can help turn the fate of the planet around.
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'Obey Giant' documentary lands on Hulu - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 07:00
You know his work, but you might not know his name. A new documentary puts the spotlight on Shepard Fairey, the mind behind a number of truly iconic pieces of art.
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7 things we hope to see in the new Star Wars universe - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 04:43
The future is looking Force-ful, but let's go light on the shameless Jar-Jar types in this new promised universe.
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Apple working on fix to iPhone X's cold weather retreat - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 03:33
Some users have complained that the handset's screen becomes unresponsive in cooler outside temperatures.
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iPhone photos, FaceID could get help from Apple acquisition - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 03:04
A startup called InVisage has developed new image sensor technology that could help with core parts of Apple's most important product.
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Social networks said to provide data on energy market meddling - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 03:01
A Congressional committee seeks information on Russian entities buying anti-fracking ads.
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Texting in crosswalk could cost you $500 in Chicago - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 02:36
Commentary: Two Chicago lawmakers propose a huge fine for those who text while strolling. That would be almost everyone, right?
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Apple barely moves the needle in adding more female workers - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 02:14
But the company says in its annual diversity report that 50 percent of its new hires over the past year have come from historically underrepresented groups in tech.
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Get to know the CNET family: Q&A with David Katzmaier - CNET

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 02:07
When it comes to TVs, you need him, I need him. Meet David Katzmaier, our resident expert on TVs and home theaters whose tool of choice for work is his label maker.
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