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Mami Wata is a breathtaking modern myth about faith and technological progress February 3, 2023

Evelyne Ily Juhen as Prisca in Mami Wata. | Image: Fiery Film Company Out of all the films that debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, none were quite as visually striking as Nigerian writer / director C.J. Obasi’s Mami Wata, a monochromatic modern-day myth about a small village during a time of upheaval. One […]

Elusive white dwarf pulsar discovery is the first of its kind – CNET

After searching since the 1960s, astronomers have finally found the hypothesised white dwarf pulsar.
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A guide to Friday's comet eclipse full moon triple feature – CNET

The closest comet approach in decades will give skywatchers something to hunt for as a lunar eclipse obliges by darkening the light of the “snow moon.”
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Samsung giving away 256GB microSD with Galaxy S7 – CNET

The deal is for one week only and is being offered with all Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge purchases.
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Tesla reportedly testing Model 3 production this month – Roadshow

Reuters claims Tesla will begin producing a few Model 3 electric vehicles on February 20, although a person close to the matter suggests otherwise.
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'Orange is the New Black' teaser and premiere date revealed – CNET

Get ready to go back to prison. The Netflix hit returns this summer.
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'Legion' spins a kaleidoscope of Marvel madness – CNET

Based on a Marvel comic, this stylish and startling head trip conjures a superhero show like you’ve never seen.
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Tim Cook: If we don't oppose travel ban, 'we become a part of it' – CNET

Commentary: Speaking at the University of Glasgow, the Apple CEO insists Apple is not an activist company.
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​Two million of us now are HBO Now subscribers – CNET

Fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Westworld” and other HBO streaming-video shows increased from 800,000 a year ago.
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Black out with Nissan's expanded Midnight Edition lineup – Roadshow

Offering slight aesthetic adjustments for a low price, these special-edition packages give your car some character without breaking the bank.
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​Overeager investors seeking Snap buy Snap Interactive instead – CNET

An obscure app developer benefits from a more popular rival’s IPO plans.
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YouTube's latest and greatest (and explosive) hits this week – CNET

My picks for the best trending videos this week are all educational on some level, but also bring plenty of comedy.
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​US border agents might want visitors' Facebook passwords – CNET

Visiting the US? Maybe you’ll have to relinquish your social media passwords or be turned away, the Department of Homeland Security leader says.
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Microsoft to devs: Again, here's why Universal Windows Platform matters

Microsoft is extolling the benefits of writing to its Universal Windows Platform a couple of months ahead of the release of Windows 10 Creators Update. Here’s the latest pitch.
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Trump touts new jobs as Intel resurrects Arizona chip factory – CNET

Intel’s mothballed Fab 42 is back in business to make next-gen chips, and CEO Krzanich uses it to endorse administration efforts to boost US manufacturing.
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The Nintendo Switch won't support your internet browsing at launch – CNET

It’s possible Nintendo could add it as a later upgrade.
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Facebook closes hundreds of VR demo stations at Best Buy stores – CNET

Some shops may have gone days without giving a single demo of the Oculus Rift headset.
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VR morphed me into an alien. Now it's your turn – CNET

From startup Mindshow to Google to Oculus, the latest trend in virtual-reality storytelling is to put more control of its creation in your hands.
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Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 Creators test build 15031 for PCs

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build adds a couple more new features, plus a number of fixes.
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Samsung QLED TVs on sale starting at $2500. That's really expensive. – CNET

The cheapest QLED TV is a 55-inch model that costs $500 more than the same-sized 2016 OLED TV from LG. The upside? Maybe QLED prices will fall sooner rather than later.
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Bill Nye 'Saves the World' in trailer for new Netflix show – CNET

The Science Guy returns with an action-packed show stocked with celebrities, lab equipment and oddball experiments.
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E3, the video game expo, will finally open to the public this year – CNET

Is your body ready?
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Microsoft Office testers to get early MacBook Pro Touch Bar support – CNET

Office is closer to joining heavyweights like Photoshop and Spotify in supporting Apple’s MacBook Pro Touch Bar.
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Pokemon Go looks for love with a week-long Valentine's Day celebration – CNET

This modest holiday special event involves more candy and more pink Pokemon.
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Microsoft to aid Azure customers in taking on patent trolls

Microsoft’s new Azure IP Advantage program is providing Microsoft cloud users with access to 10,000 Microsoft patents to help them fight ‘baseless patent lawsuits.’
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Flipboard now lets you curate superspecific news – CNET

Mike McCue, CEO of the news aggregation app, also believes in life beyond algorithms.
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