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Super Bowl sets stage for best mobile carrier network - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:47
All the major carriers have made massive upgrades to their networks in Minneapolis in preparation for Super Bowl LII. Which one did the most?
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UK insurance company charges more based on email domain, first name - Roadshow

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:45
Insurance firm Admiral is now the subject of an investigation by the British Financial Conduct Authority based on its insurance pricing policies.
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World's smallest fidget spinner can sit on your fingernail - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:23
Hello, shrink ray. The world's smallest fidget spinner is tiny, cute and ready to rotate for your entertainment.
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'Infinity War' director wants Thanos to be new Darth Vader - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:13
The Force of online disagreement is strong with this one. Can the "Avengers" villain even compete with the Dark Lord of the Sith?
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Can Apple's HomePod outdo Echo, Google Home? (The 3:59, Ep. 343) - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:09
Apple finally sets a launch date for the HomePod, Netflix posts a "Bright" fourth quarter, and we take a skeptical look at sleep tech.
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Samsung 860 Pro and Evo SSDs speed up to cope with 4K - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 20:08
The new additions to the company's SATA interface lineup are aimed at people working with high-resolution photos and 4K videos.
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Instagram pins animated GIF stickers to your Stories - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 19:46
Following an update coming on Tuesday, you can now add fun moving stickers, powered by Giphy, to your Instagram Story.
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Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek gets a trashy parody trailer - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 19:22
The original '60s Trek crew stars in a surf-music-powered parody video that goes where no pulp film has gone before.
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Xbox Game Pass to offer Microsoft games on release date - CNET

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 18:51
Xbox expands its subscription service with the announcement of immediate availability for Microsoft Studios games on their respective release dates.
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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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