Answer the door even when you're out with SmartBell

CNET News - 2 hours 50 min ago
A 23-year-old student has won a competition with his idea for a smart doorbell that plays video messages to visitors.

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​Real-world science at the heart of superhero comic series Multiversity

CNET News - 3 hours 55 min ago
Superstring theory and the music of the spheres create the scientific foundation for Grant Morrison's multiple universe-spanning superhero epic Multiversity.

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Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flick

CNET News - 4 hours 7 min ago
A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.

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Google's retail ambitions with barges may be floating away

CNET News - 4 hours 54 min ago
Two Google Barges in California and Maine have sat idle and unfinished for months. Now a report says Google has sold the Maine barge. Not good news for the company's retail hopes.

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'Valley Girl' Jesse Draper moves Internet show to television

CNET News - 4 hours 54 min ago
Six years after starting her offbeat Internet-based talk show, Draper this week winds up on the big -- well, bigger -- screen on a couple of Bay Area TV stations.

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Friday Poll: Have you ever downloaded an unreleased film or TV show?

CNET News - 4 hours 54 min ago
Big-name films and TV shows sometimes leak online prior to official release. Tell us if you have succumbed to the temptation to download them.

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AT&T brings Windows Phone 8.1 update to the Nokia Lumia 925 and 520

CNET News - 6 hours 10 min ago
This update to Microsoft's mobile operating system brings a slew of new features.

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Best mobile games of July 2014

CNET News - 9 hours 28 min ago
Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in July 2014.

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OnePlus drops Color OS in China and develops its own

CNET News - 9 hours 31 min ago
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has revealed that the company is dumping the Oppo Color OS in China in favour of its own OnePlus ROM in time for its second generation flagship phone.

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Driver who killed teen posts Facebook pic of wreck, with smiley face

CNET News - 10 hours 59 min ago
A Minnesota man who smashed into two vehicles, police say, took to Facebook to laugh about it. He reportedly has many driving violations and no valid license.

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Got some Dane in your DNA? Do a happy dance

CNET News - 12 hours 27 min ago
While global happiness research tends to focus on economic and sociological factors, one study says genes close to the makeup of Denmark's DNA up your chance at bliss.

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Facebook's Slingshot lets dialogue flow with reactions to reactions

CNET News - 13 hours 21 min ago
The social network updates its Snapchat-like photo-sharing app to let users respond to their friends' reactions.

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eBay has more female workers than other tech giants

CNET News - 14 hours 20 min ago
The e-commerce company has more than doubled the number of women in leadership roles over the past three years, but it still has some work to do on racial diversity.

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Kabam valuation tops $1 billion with new Alibaba investment

CNET News - 14 hours 28 min ago
The video game maker has struck an agreement to receive a large investment and publish 10 games in China.

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Samsung has two new high-end smartphones coming this year

CNET News - 14 hours 42 min ago
Executives from the South Korean electronics giant say it will have a new big-screen device, as well as a model that uses "new materials and new displays."

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Tomorrow Daily 028: Treating addiction with VR, Qi wireless charging evolves, and more

CNET News - 14 hours 55 min ago
On today's show, we discuss treating addiction with virtual reality, how Qi wireless charging might evolve, and an artist's large installation that changes the color of a hospital's parking garage wall.

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Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

CNET News - 15 hours 55 min ago
The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.
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Would you buy a self-driving car?

CNET News - 15 hours 57 min ago
A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.
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Tesla earnings beat estimates, Gigafactory construction imminent

CNET News - 16 hours 33 min ago
Tesla's earnings beat Wall Street estimates, yet shares fluctuate in after-hours trading. The company says it's still on track to deliver 35,000 Model S units by year's end.

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Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro

CNET News - 17 hours 8 min ago
The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.

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