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Can Americans hang up on their phone addiction? - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 07:01
We check the phone 47 times a day -- sometimes even in the middle of the night. But have we reached our peak?
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Tim Cook tweets congratulations to Australia but uses NZ flag - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 06:20
Australia's nation-wide vote on marriage equality resulted in favour of gay marriage on Wednesday. Cook tweeted in celebration -- but used the wrong flag.
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Report: Tech giants can do more to keep kids from cobalt mines - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 04:06
Amnesty International says while Apple, Samsung and Dell are making progress, more needs to be done to stop child labor abuses in cobalt mines in the Congo.
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Blizzard throws shade at Star Wars Battlefront II on Twitter - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 02:39
After the Star Wars Battlefront II gaming controversy over the last couple days, Blizzard took to Twitter to show EA just how free gaming is done.
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Facebook joins effort to improve online video - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 02:21
The social networking giant allies with Microsoft, Google, Netflix and Amazon to make online video faster.
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Stove Top stuffing sells out of expandable Thanksgiving pants - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 01:17
Sadly, there are no leftovers, but these pants would've been perfect for that cousin who loves Turkey Day just a little more than the rest of us.
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See NASA's wild supersonic Mars parachute test unfurl - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 01:11
NASA's Mars 2020 rover will receive a special escort down to the red planet with the help of a supersonic parachute system.
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Cards Against Humanity is buying a piece of the US border - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 00:47
For its latest holiday stunt, the game company will send six "America saving" surprises in an attempt to stop the president's border wall.
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iPhone X and 8 get faster wireless charging with iOS 11.2 - CNET

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 00:01
The software update makes wireless charging 50 percent faster.
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Election tampering is newest setback for internet freedom - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 23:54
Social-media manipulators and government crackdowns spread as governments bend the internet toward their own ends, Freedom House finds.
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'Justice League': 5 things DC has to get right - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 23:06
Wonder Woman, Batman and friends team up in this make-or-break movie. Here's my wish list for DC's group outing.
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Uber hit with new lawsuit by female passengers alleging rape - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 22:38
Two women say the ride-hailing company hasn't done enough to protect riders from sexual assault by drivers.
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OnePlus backdoor means hackers could take over your phone - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 22:35
Software called EngineerMode means hackers could do whatever they want with a phone as long as they have it in hand.
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See that massive Antarctic iceberg up close - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 22:32
A-68 was the iceberg seen around the world. Now, NASA has a close flyover look at the monster to go with all the satellite images.
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Twitter further clarifies how it handles abusive behavior - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 22:25
The social network elaborates on its policies with two new Help Center pages.
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Shinola launches high-end headphones -- we go ears-on - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 21:47
Not to be confused with the shoe polish, this Detroit manufacturer is following up its exquisitely designed turntables and watches with a set of premium headphones. But how do they sound?
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Super Mario Bros movie coming from Minion studio, report says - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 21:38
Ready for "Despicable Plumbers"? The studio that brought us the little yellow meme-makers may be ready to game on with Mario and Luigi.
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Scientists issue new 'Warning to Humanity' - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 21:21
Twenty-five years after the first warning, over 15,000 scientists sign a notice that raises a red flag about overpopulation and environmental destruction.
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Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' gets 2018 return date - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 21:00
Praise be! The Emmy-winning dystopian series has been scheduled for a second season in April. Blessed be the fruit.
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Did iPhone X's Face ID already get fooled? (The 3:59, Ep. 316) - CNET

Tue, 14/11/2017 - 20:32
A security company says it was able to trick Face ID. Also: a worthy alternative to Samsung's Galaxy S8, and Firefox's big new upgrade.
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