Overacheiving Hubble mission gets five more years - CNET

CNET News - 9 hours 44 min ago
Originally expected to serve until around 2005, the Hubble Space Telescope will be operational until at least June 30, 2021.
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora account hacked - CNET

CNET News - 10 hours 52 sec ago
The group responsible for hacking Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts has taken aim at Sundar Pichai.
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Religious hacker defaces escort websites - CNET

CNET News - 10 hours 28 min ago
The Moroccan hacker has attacked over 100 websites, citing religious reasons, and claims to have access to user data.
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Snowden calls new Russian anti-terror measures 'Big Brother law' - CNET

CNET News - 11 hours 10 min ago
Under the new laws, service providers will be made to store metadata for up to six months, and expressing pro-terror sentiments online can get you jailed for up to seven years.
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Insane ball machine built entirely out of K'Nex - CNET

CNET News - 11 hours 52 min ago
Over a period of three years, K'Nex builder Shadowman built an elaborate ball machine standing nearly 2.5 metres tall.
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Rihanna to drop Sledgehammer: New 'Star Trek' single releasing Monday - CNET

CNET News - 15 hours 50 min ago
Pop star Rihanna has teased the upcoming release of her single Sledgehammer, written for the soundtrack of upcoming film "Star Trek Beyond."
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Amazon said to be planning another brand blitz for Dash buttons - CNET

CNET News - 15 hours 52 min ago
Dozens of new brands will be added to the lineup of tiny widgets, which people can click to purchase household goods through the internet retail giant, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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Facebook, YouTube said to be automatically blocking extremist videos - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 21:35
Web giants are quietly using digital fingerprints to identify and remove Islamic State videos and other similar material, Reuters reports.
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Kanye West begs to be sued for new naked celebrities video - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 20:43
Technically Incorrect: On Twitter, West hopes that Donald Trump, Chris Brown, George W. Bush or anyone depicted naked in his new "Famous" video" will sue him. The memes flow.
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Yuneec Typhoon H drone gets new obstacle-avoiding powers from Intel - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 20:01
The hexacopter will soon be available with an Intel RealSense camera for steering it around obstacles while flying and filming.
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Teachers out at prep school after nasty Slack messages about students are revealed - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 17:00
Technically Incorrect: Several teachers privately called the kids "idiots" and worse; then screenshots of their chats were circulated, say reports.
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Sail the world while avoiding roaming fees - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 13:30
From CNET Magazine: CNET's consumer advice columnist Marguerite Reardon serves up five tips for using your phones at sea and in port.
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Tour Japan's JMSDF Akishio submarine and Kure Maritime Museum (pictures) - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 08:23
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's Akishio submarine sits ashore as part of the JMSDF Kure Museum. Here's a tour of this diesel-electric sub, the museum, and the adjacent 'Yamato' museum.
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The Whale of Iron: Inside the JMSDF Akishio submarine and the Kure Maritime Museum - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 08:19
Japan's Akishio submarine was decommissioned in 2004 and now sits on dry land just outside Hiroshima. The Kure museum next door has a scale model of the largest battleship ever built. Here's what they're like inside.
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Trump tweets that Scotland loves Brexit (though Scotland voted against) - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 20:31
Technically Incorrect: Arriving in Scotland, the presumptive Republican nominee for US president seems unaware that the Scottish really want to be part of Europe.
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Samsung's next phablet phone may be the 'Galaxy Note 7,' tipster says - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 20:07
Mobile reporter Evan Blass, who often gets reliable phone leaks, claims Samsung's next big phone will skip the Galaxy Note 6 moniker.
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The real cost of virtual reality - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 19:24
Splurging on a high-priced VR headset is just the beginning. The computer hardware needed to run Oculus Rift and HTC Vive can cost several times as much.
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Stephen Colbert ridicules Ticketmaster's free-voucher concerts - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 19:16
Technically Incorrect: Yes, you too can get free tickets for a Black Sabbath tribute band. If you try very hard.
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Brexit: The tech world reacts to UK's withdrawal from EU - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 18:45
In spite of what the tech industry hoped, the UK and the EU have decided to go their separate ways. Now's the time to keep a stiff upper lip.
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Seven tips on keeping your phone safe while traveling - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 18:41
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on how to make sure your vacation isn't ruined by becoming a victim of mobile cybercrime.
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