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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.

Sprint introduces wannabe millennial robot for Super Bowl – CNET

Commentary: In two teaser ads, Sprint introduces Evelyn, a robot who seems desperate to be a true young adult of today.
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Mario movie cometh, Nintendo working with 'Despicable Me' studio – CNET

Take two: Mario’s first forray into film back in 1993 isn’t remembered fondly, but Nintendo now hopes to right that wrong.
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Mario Kart will be playable on your smartphone by March 2019 – CNET

Nintendo announced Mario Kart Tour on Wednesday, a game for iOS and Android devices.
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Facebook is still raking it in, even as people spend less time on the service – CNET

The world’s biggest social network is almost minting money, but people are spending 50 million fewer hours on Facebook every day because of changes to the news feed.
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 inadvertently sets lap record at VIR – Roadshow

The beastliest Corvette ever is so fast that it set a lap record at America’s toughest track with an engineer at the wheel.
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Bigfoot may soon stomp across best license plate ever – CNET

It’s a big hairy deal: Senator proposes a specialty plate honoring Sasquatch, calling him a Washington state native.
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Twitter warns more of its users about Russian propaganda – CNET

The social network says it’s sent alerts to about 1.4 million people regarding Russia-linked content on the site.
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Waymo releases its autonomous driving report card for California – Roadshow

Waymo’s 2017 autonomous vehicle disengagement report is out and the results look pretty good.
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Here’s why you should avoid porn on Android phones – CNET

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab find that a quarter of Android malware used porn as the bait.
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Monopoly Cheaters Edition rewards your dishonest loser friends – CNET

Ever try to palm a few extra bills when playing the property game? This version’s for you, and it even comes with handcuffs.
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Qualcomm-Samsung deal could help in Qualcomm legal case – CNET

The chipmaker for phones inks an agreement with Samsung in which Samsung will step away from an antitrust appeal in South Korea.
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Potential witness list in Waymo v. Uber suit includes big names – CNET

Among the people listed are Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. No surprise, ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is also named.
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Enhancia Ring takes your music to 11 with a finger flick – CNET

The connected MIDI controller ring enhances how you play music.
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Sorry, Rex Tillerson isn't offering you a $1.85 million ATM card – CNET

Commentary: The Federal Trade Commission warns of an email scam that suggests the secretary of state is participating in a big giveaway.
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Samsung meets Bitcoin? Yep, the firm is making crypto chips – CNET

The phone and appliance powerhouse is also the world’s largest chipmaker. And it’s making processors for mining virtual dinero.
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Lotus hopes to launch an SUV, two sports cars in the next four years – Roadshow

We’ll believe ‘em when we see ‘em.
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2020 Ford Explorer will go RWD, pick up ST trim, report claims – Roadshow

Don’t expect Ford to confirm any of it until it happens, though.
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Windows will rid your computer of deceitful cleaners – CNET

Windows Defender will soon delete programs that trick you into paying for a service with alarming messages about the health of your computer.
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Amazon replaces Alexa with stars in Super Bowl ad – CNET

Commentary: After Alexa loses her voice — and Jeff Bezos starts to worry — Amazon reveals its replacements, who include Cardi B and Rebel Wilson.
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NASA spots spectacular ISS transit across the full moon – CNET

The International Space Station knows how to deliver an out-of-this-world photobomb with a scenic shot in front of the full moon.
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Get a Zink Happy wireless photo and label printer for $69.99 – CNET

This magical little box churns out ink-free prints/labels on special paper rolls. It normally sells for $100. Plus: two fantastic bonus deals!
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Udelv's self-driving delivery truck begins public testing in California – Roadshow

The “last-mile” autonomous delivery truck will deliver food to patrons of a local grocery chain as part of a pilot program.
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Best big TVs for the big game 2018, starting at just $370 – CNET

The Philadelphia Eagles will play the New England Patriots in the most-watched TV event of the year. Here are eight big, beautiful TVs on which to enjoy the game.
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iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8: Similar cameras, different results – CNET

Both flagship phones for Apple and Samsung have nearly identical camera hardware. But the photos and videos they take are pretty different.
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iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 camera shootout – CNET

We compare Apple’s and Samsung’s dual-rear camera twins around San Francisco.
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