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Elon Musk may build Hyperloop himself, startups be damned - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 22:05
The Boring Company could become slightly less boring with its own Hyperloop.
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The 404 Throwback: The first time we heard the word Bitcoin (podcast) - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 20:55
Today's throwback recalls the first time we'd ever heard the word "bitcoin."
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Next NASA New Horizons target might be really weird-looking - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 20:53
Not everything in space is round. Scientists think the next icy object New Horizons flies by could have an unusual shape.
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Turn your Android phone into a Nintendo Game Boy for $50 - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 20:21
Itching for a Nintendo Game Boy Classic? This fully functional holster for Android devices might be the next best thing.
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LinkedIn's new app will match you up with a mentor - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 20:17
Coming soon, a new version of LinkedIn's app will pair people up with willing mentors for quick career advice.
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CNET Asks: Which social media platform do you use most? - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 19:33
There's no shame -- we all do it, whether on the train, on a lunch break, or just looking to kill some time. Which one of your social media accounts do you check up on most often?
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i-MiEV, Mitsubishi's funky electric golf cart, is dead - Roadshow

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 19:30
This is probably the least surprising departure from the US market this year.
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Mazda, Toyota team up to develop electric, connected cars - Roadshow

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 18:46
The two companies' collaboration will span multiple continents and several segments of the auto industry. It's a big one.
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The Model X and me: Taking Tesla's smart car on a dumb trip - Roadshow

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 18:16
Commentary: This is a story about stress-testing and the battery in a Tesla Model X. Not testing the car. Testing me.
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Market analysts see a coming boom in virtual and augmented reality - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 18:09
A new report predicts that worldwide spending on VR and AR tech will double every year through 2021 -- and it's not just games and headsets.
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Microsoft Surface debuts for NFL replay review - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 17:34
Commentary: In Thursday night's Hall of Fame game, the referee stared into a Surface to see a play from various angles.
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Missed Prime Day? Best Buy is matching prices on Amazon gear - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:58
Here's another chance to score an Echo for $90, a Fire 7 tablet for $30 and more. Plus: Sharknado is free! Sharknado is free! And a $100 photo editor is $25!
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Mozilla three years later: Is Firefox in a better place? - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:55
After Mozilla lost its co-founder and CEO in 2014, we posed 10 questions about its fate. CNET senior reporter Stephen Shankland finally got some answers.
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I support emojis during this difficult time - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:46
Commentary: Our emoticon friends have gotten lots of bad press this week thanks to "The Emoji Movie." Let’s not forget all they’ve done for us.
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What it's like to play Super Mario in AR, and why it matters - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:23
Mario on a HoloLens is weird and tiring -- and it's also the future
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Mozilla CEO says new Firefox browser delivers 'a big bang' - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:00
Three years after taking over the organization behind the Firefox browser, Chris Beard talks about fighting the megacorps and taking on Chrome with Firefox 57.
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Paranoia and break dance battles: My first crazy hacker fest - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:00
From discovering a real-life line hack to spinning on my head, my first visit to the Black Hat and Def Con security conferences was wild.
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The great American eclipse: A last-minute planning guide - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 15:00
A total solar eclipse will be viewable from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years. Rooms are basically sold out, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out.
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CNET UK podcast 526: iPhone 8 gossip and the future of rail travel - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 14:43
Andrew Hoyle is joined by Katie Collins to discuss the bumper crop of iPhone 8 rumours, how Hyperloop could transform long distance travel and why Andy loves rooting around under London.
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Arizona's incredible Boneyard is purgatory for aircraft - CNET

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 14:15
This is the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, AMARG, aka The Boneyard, where planes of all types await their fate under the Arizona sun.
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