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Jawbone is selling off pieces of its business, reports say - CNET

2 hours 15 min ago
Jawbone has put its speaker business up for sale and has stopped production of its UP fitness trackers, two news sites say.
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Zika makes Olympics too dangerous to hold now in Rio, scientists tell UN - CNET

2 hours 21 min ago
More than 100 health experts and scientists call on the UN's World Health Organization to move or delay this year's summer Olympics.
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Hoping for a happy adulthood for Harry Potter? Think again - CNET

5 hours 5 min ago
Accio Kleenex! Fans are going to do some sobbing if they see the new play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," J.K. Rowling promises.
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Do you talk to your mother like that? Twitter users say 'slut' and 'whore' a LOT, study finds - CNET

6 hours 15 min ago
Twitter users in the UK abusively hurled the terms around 10,000 times during the course of just three weeks.
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GameStop expecting new console announcements at E3 - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 22:26
Get ready for some console announcements at E3, GameStop says.
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Town forces asses to wear diapers - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 22:22
Technically Incorrect: Citing a need to preserve its tarmac roads, the town of Wajir in Kenya does the unthinkable and requires underwear on its donkeys.
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Alaska can't spell Hawaii, and this other state can't spell itself - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 21:53
In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Google Trends releases a map showing which word each state struggles to spell.
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Verizon reaches tentative deal to end employee strike - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:47
The dispute had gotten so bad the Labor Department had to step in to help with the talks.
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Digital bootstrapping: Hyundai releases DIY update kit for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay - Roadshow

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:37
You can still have it done at the dealership if you're not comfortable upgrading your own car, but there will be an installation fee.
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Google said to be beta testing Trips traveling app - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:32
The app, reportedly rolling out in beta version, lets users organize their reservations, find places of interest and explore the best restaurants.
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Intel snaps up Itseez, a startup that helps your car see better - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:22
The acquisition of the computer vision specialist boosts Intel's push into the world of the Internet of Things and the self-driving vehicle market.
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Does a MacBook Pro with an OLED touch bar excite you? (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 39) - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 20:08
The latest MacBook Pro rumors point to an all-new design, but will it be that great? Plus, all the latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus news and rumors.
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Texas congressman doesn't want gay people in space - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:43
Technically Incorrect: In a fascinating speech, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says that if you were to send 40 people up in a spacecraft to find us a new place to live, none should be gay.
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Man claims 'interview' with Uber was just free data-mining - Roadshow

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:40
He claims that, after being called in for a job related to Uber's autonomous efforts, the company took what he had to say and never contacted him again.
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Driving Detroit: Pushing fuel economy to the max - Roadshow

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:40
The Shell Eco-Marathon brings wild-looking cars to the streets of Detroit in a bid for a more fuel-sipping automotive future.
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The 404 Show 1663: Xbox Scorpio, Gawker fiasco, Justin Yu (podcast) - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:37
Justin Yu returns to help us unpack the new Xbox One rumors, break down the Peter Thiel/Gawker situation and give us some much-needed social advice on when to go in for the hug or kiss on the cheek.
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Siri, are you scanning me? Apple's answer to Echo could include camera - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:29
Face-tracking cameras may be the next evolution of the smart home assistant, but will consumers be creeped out? Sources tell CNET Apple is working on smart home speaker that could have a camera.
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US government study suggests link between phones and cancer - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:24
The study, which used rats, does not definitively conclude that phones are dangerous to humans.
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Here's when E3 2016's press conferences take place - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:16
Find out when you can watch the briefings from Sony, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft and Nintendo.
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First Xbox One VR game coming next year, report says - CNET

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 19:09
A new report seems to back up the reports this week that Microsoft is working on a new, more powerful Xbox One.
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