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Tesla's 10-year deal with Elon Musk hinges on performance - Roadshow

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 18:32
Musk’s new compensation plan means he will be paid only if the company reaches major milestones in operations and market value.
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Vudu movie sale: 50-cent rentals! - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 17:34
Come for the original "Blade Runner," stay for "Moana," "Rogue One," and 147 other gems.
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As 5G hype amps up, Verizon's growth hums along - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 17:04
The nation's largest wireless carrier posts decent fourth-quarter results as it shifts its focus to faster next-gen wireless tech.
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Apple HomePod coming on Feb. 9, preorders open on Friday - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 17:03
Apple's smart speaker will be available for preorder in the US from Friday Jan. 26.
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Twitter's Anthony Noto leaves company for CEO role at SoFi - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 17:01
Twitter's Chief Operating Officer is logging out.
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Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 16:55
Stories, which let people string together photos and videos, will be sharable outside Snapchat as part of a redesign, but only officially produced ones.
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Elon Musk won't earn salary unless Tesla hits mega milestones - Roadshow

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 16:54
Electric carmaker's CEO will not earn any compensation unless a series of hugely ambitious valuation targets are met.
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Firefox update kicks graphics speed up a notch - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 16:38
Graphics get faster in Firefox 58. Also new: better support for when you're on the mobile web.
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Photoshop's Select Subject gives you a head start on masks - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 16:00
The one-click masking tool, previewed in fall, is available in a new update, and it's... OK. Plus, Windows 10 users get better interface scaling.
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Mazda to build electric SUV with Chinese partner - Roadshow

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 15:37
Mazda and Changan Automobile are said to be developing a battery-powered EV for sale by 2019.
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Major cyber-attack on the UK is a matter of 'when, not if' - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 15:29
National Cyber Security Centre chief says an attack with the potential to hit infrastructure could come within the next two years.
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Hopping into bed with sleep tech? Not so fast - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 15:19
All kinds of companies are pitching products that promise a better night's rest. Whether you should snuggle up to sleep tech is a more complicated question.
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With two questions, Facebook is deciding the future of news - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 15:08
Commentary: First it was the Disney Princess quizzes. Then it was Russian propaganda. Now Facebook is going to ask who you trust when it comes to news. That’s dangerous.
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Microsoft's Xbox One X hits India on Jan. 23 - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 09:00
The most powerful console will now be sold in one of the world's biggest markets, but will it sink or swim?
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Caveman caper 'Early Man' is a prehistoric pleasure - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 06:31
"Wallace and Gromit" creator Aardman takes us to the plasticine Pleistocene age with this joyous stop-motion animation.
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Great Barrier Reef gets AU$60M in life support - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 06:20
The money will be split between stopping polluted water entering the reef, culling predatory starfish, coral research and monitoring bleaching events.
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You spend nearly a whole day each week on the internet - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 04:57
Report highlights dramatic shifts in online behavior since the internet went mainstream in 2000.
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Netflix isn't raising prices anytime soon. (Wait, really?) - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 03:20
Netflix hiked prices last year, but it has no plans for another increase soon -- at least not until circumstances start to look... like they do now. Huh?
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Econoboxes found in Edinburgh's abandoned 'robot car park' - Roadshow

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 02:39
Several cars were found preserved in Edinburgh's "robot car park", abandoned for 15 years, as it was being demolished.
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Trump issues new tariffs on imported washers and solar panels - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 02:12
Along with Chinese-made solar panels, the announcement singles out Samsung and LG as "substantial causes of serious injury" against US manufacturers.
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