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Microsoft wants you to upgrade to a new Surface every 18 months - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 18:32
The company's new Surface Plus program offers monthly payments and an upgrade plan for its touchscreen products.
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Daimler is investing in flying cars for some reason - Roadshow

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 18:15
I guess Stuttgart ran out of actual things to spend money on.
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HP dresses up its VR backpacks for business - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 17:49
The company says the HP Z BR backpack is the most powerful wearable computer you can strap to your body.
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Keep the noise down with 2018 Ford Mustang's 'Good Neighbor Mode' - Roadshow

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 17:29
Or, you know, find cooler neighbors.
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Sprint's trick to making money: A year of free of service - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:39
As counterintuitive as it sounds, Sprint posts its first profit in three years in the same quarter that it began giving away its service.
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Bitcoin splits in two in blockchain feud - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:01
Bitcoin Cash is a new strand of the cryptocurrency launching today in a "hard fork".
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These radio telescopes see almost to the beginning of time - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:00
Two Australian radio telescopes have a humble goal: uncovering the universe's secrets.
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Meet Uber's private security firm in South Africa - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:00
After clashes between taxi and Uber drivers, some of which turned deadly, the ride-hailing company hires a security force called Hi-Risk. It may not be enough.
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Australia's desert radio telescope is the world's fastest - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:00
The Australian outback, arid and inhospitable, is where you'll find the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory, forging the way forward into the future.
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Nearly half of young internet users come from China, India - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 15:00
ITU's report also found a narrowing gender gap between male and female internet users, with more women than men using the internet in the Americas.
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Amazon catwalks Fashion Week looks to you in an hour - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 14:36
Amazon gets in on the latest trend in high fashion: See now, buy now.
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Uber rival Didi Chuxing hails first European investment - Roadshow

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 13:22
The firm that drove Uber out of China has invested in Taxify in Europe and Adfrica.
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Japan figures out how to make popsicles last longer - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 12:52
Researchers put an extract from strawberries into these popsicles so you don't wind up a sticky mess.
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Senior White House members fooled by email prankster - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 11:15
Donald Trump wants to tackle fake news, but almost none of his White House officials -- not even one tasked with cybersecurity -- can identify fake emails.
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Sony drops $143M for majority stake in 'Dragon Ball Z' distributor - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 09:13
Funimation Productions has distributed popular anime shows like "Dragon Ball Z" and "One Piece" to the US for years. Soon, it'll be 95 percent owned by Sony.
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This is (probably) the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 07:48
Noted leaker Evan Blass tweeted a picture of the phone weeks ahead of its official reveal.
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Singaporeans can’t last a day without mobile data, survey says - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 07:04
The average Singaporean gets about half of the mobile data they say they need, according to a study done by one of the country's carriers.
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Google has a plan to store renewable energy -- with salt - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 07:00
Google's system has the potential to last longer than lithium-ion batteries, Bloomberg reports.
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Reddit's value hits $1.8B, plans redesign to be more appealing - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 03:37
The CEO for "the front page of the internet" says its $200 million in funding is company's largest ever as it is also hiring more workers.
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Lyft says Valerie Jarrett is a 'natural fit' for its board - CNET

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 02:18
The ride-hailing company brings a former Obama advisor onto its board of directors.
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