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Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says it is not considering the UK for its upcoming chip factories due to Brexit; the company is investing $95B to open European plants (BBC) October 7, 2021

BBC: Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says it is not considering the UK for its upcoming chip factories due to Brexit; the company is investing $95B to open European plants  —  The boss of Intel says the US chipmaker is no longer considering building a factory in the UK because of Brexit.

Trumpcare leads people to tweet their preexisting conditions – CNET

Commentary: At hashtag #IAmAPreexistingCondition, many post their emotional stories after the House of Representatives passes Trumpcare.
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Samsung pits its amazingness against Apple's magic – CNET

Commentary: In a new ad for the Galaxy S8, Samsung tries to get you excited about using it for travel. Amazing travel, that is.
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YouTube reportedly plans to produce 40 new original shows – CNET

The popular video website plans to fund half a dozen original series that will be available for free viewing, Bloomberg reports.
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Facebook pulls the plug on Oculus VR animation studio – CNET

The 2-year-old Oculus Story Studio produced such animated shorts as “Henry,” which won an Emmy Award last year.
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Uber reportedly under federal investigation for Greyball tool – CNET

Justice Department opens a criminal probe into the tool used to evade local sting attempts, Reuters reports.
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​11 juicy details revealed at the Waymo v. Uber hearing – CNET

Some good stuff was bound to leak out during three-hours of legal wrangling over self-driving cars. It sure did.
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'Game of Thrones' may rule forever with four new shows – CNET

HBO announces the shows will explore different time periods within George R.R. Martin’s vast universe.
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Can smart-home tech stop a roommate from stealing your food? – CNET

Tips for turning your fridge into a fortress.
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Motorola may be working on a new tablet – CNET

The speculated slate is expected to have a “productivity mode.”
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Cloudflare helps serve up hate online, says ProPublica – CNET

The internet company is reportedly one of the most popular web platforms for hate sites.
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Scientists develop technology to create Wi-Fi holograms – CNET

By detecting the disruptions of Wi-Fi signals, holograms mapping the immediate vicinity are created out of thin air.
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Welcome to the new Hulu: Prettier menus and live TV – CNET

In addition to a $40 package that includes 50 channels of live TV, Hulu gave its TV and mobile apps a makeover. Let’s check it out.
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Fan finds StarCraft source code, returns it, and then this happens – CNET

Hint: He gets to go to BlizzCon in style.
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Twitter brings its streaming blitz to Roku too – CNET

The expansion comes the same week Twitter unveiled a dozen video partnerships with programmers, like a 24-hour news stream from Bloomberg.
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On the eve of Model 3, Tesla needs a new Model S – Roadshow

Sorry, Elon Musk, but OTA updates aren’t enough to maintain the prestige of a premium sedan.
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Latest Windows 10 'Redstone 3' test build adds container-based browser isolation

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Redstone 3 test build 16188 includes Windows Defender Application Guard, as well as new PDF annotation and navigation features.
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Facebook launches commerical Express Wi-Fi in India – CNET

The company also plans to deploy some 20,000 additional hotpots in the new few months.
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App warns when you're buying from immoral companies – CNET

Commentary: Nudge For Change is a new app that tries to hold you to your principles. Good luck with that.
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Build your own Google Home, for the price of a magazine – CNET

What do you get when you cross Google and a Raspberry Pi? A cardboard Google assistant you can build yourself, that’s what.
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Microsoft to open up about its Cortana Skills Kit at Build

Microsoft’s initial Build 2017 session list is available, and several Cortana Skills briefings are on the list, signaling the public preview of the Skills Kit is finally ready to go.
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'Youth and ignorance' drove eye-popping 'Star Wars' effects – CNET

As Star Wars turns 40, effects pioneer John Dykstra reveals how the freewheeling ILM team raced to create those iconic visuals — and made movie history.
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Street Fighter vs. Mortal Kombat: Which is more influential? – CNET

New entrants to the World Video Game Hall of Fame will be announced this morning with finalists including Halo, Donkey Kong and Myst.
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Game(r) on: 17 NBA teams to play in esports league – CNET

More than half of the NBA’s 30 teams will join the inaugural season of a league based on the popular NBA 2K video game.
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Apple set to open first store in southeast Asia – CNET

The construction barriers surrounding Apple’s new store in Singapore have been removed, meaning it’s almost ready to open.
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The BlackBerry KeyOne – a surprising phone with a hardware keyboard

The BlackBerry KeyOne packs in productivity features and is worth a look if you’re in the market for a new phone. It’s the first time BlackBerry’s iconic keyboard has been paired with Android.
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