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The importance of tech education for kids (The 3:59 extended edition) - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 23:25
We sit down with Marc Lesser, from the nonprofit Mouse, to talk about providing STEM programs.
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FCC chairman to NRA: Thanks, but no thanks for the gun award - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 23:12
Ajit Pai, on advice of agency ethics lawyers, declines to accept a rifle from the NRA for his work in overturning Obama-era net neutrality regulations.
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Cadillac to tease XT4 SUV in massive Oscars ad blitz - Roadshow

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 22:39
Expect the automaker to pimp Super Cruise and other recent innovations, as well.
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This is how long your average Apple product will last - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 22:19
Commentary: Analyst Horace Dediu tries to work out the average lifespan of Apple devices. His short answer: about 4.3 years.
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NASA satellite sees poop, reveals secret penguin supercolony - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 22:10
All the cool Adélie penguins are hanging out in a previously unknown supercolony in the Danger Islands in Antarctica.
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Films you probably didn't know won Academy Awards - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 22:07
With the Oscars coming up Sunday, we salute the genre movies, effects extravaganzas and other films you wouldn't have expected to scoop up an award.
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Snapchat plans two new Spectacles, report says - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 22:05
The webcam-powered sunglasses were hot for a minute, but will two new rumored versions have greater staying power?
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos called out on counterfeit products problem - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:48
The founder of Elevation Lab rips into Amazon for allowing its popular under-desk headphone mount, The Anchor, to get overwhelmed by lower-priced counterfeits.
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Phantom Auto pioneers remote driving technology - Roadshow

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:48
When autonomous vehicles can't decide what to do, Phantom Auto can jump in and save the day.
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Sweet! Lego goes sustainable with pieces made from sugarcane - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:43
These new Lego plants are made from actual plants. But we bet they still hurt just as much when you step on them barefoot.
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Humans should avoid aliens at all costs, famed physicist says - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:29
Commentary: Michio Kaku says that if extraterrestrials are smart, talking to us would be like us talking to squirrels.
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Jupiter looks very Earth-y in new NASA Juno image - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:24
Jupiter has the blues in an eye-opening NASA image showing the gas giant's south pole.
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Benchmarks claim iPhone X is still the fastest phone (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 121) - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:13
Early benchmarks show the iPhone X is faster than the Galaxy S9. Plus: DXO Mark ranks the Galaxy S9 Plus the best phone camera and Apple's working on a giant iPhone X Plus.
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Skype now plays nicer with your low-end Android phone - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 20:08
A new lightweight version of the video chat app is smaller and uses less memory.
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2018 BMW X2 is another niche product for the SUV-hungry masses - Roadshow

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:45
Less practical than a BMW X1, and more expensive, too.
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2018 BMW X2: Another crossover niche filled - Roadshow

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:43
Is BMW’s latest CUV ever-so-slightly different enough from its X1 sibling to warrant a $2,500 price hike?
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Mazda brings back the rotary engine... as an EV range extender - Roadshow

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:42
Hey, it's better than nothing. And there are good reasons for doing it.
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Galaxy S9's AR Emoji weird me out - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:41
Commentary: Somewhere between Nintendo's Mii and Apple's animoji lies the Galaxy S9's odd approach to social.
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New 1440p support helps Xbox One play nice with QHD monitors - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:32
The new Spring Update will be welcomed by gamers who hook their consoles up to PC displays.
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‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ roars back onto Netflix - CNET

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 19:23
Get excited, '80s kids. The fifth season of the awesome Netflix revival is already here.
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