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Building a Replica Of An Obscure Romanian Computer September 30, 2022

We’ve all seen emulated Apple II and Commodore 64 boards about the place. Few of us have heard of the Romanian ZX Spectrum clone known as the Cobra, let alone any efforts to replicate one. However, [Thomas Sowell] has achieved just that, and has shared the tale with us online. The Cobra was named for […]

3D-printed guns: 8 states sue Trump administration for an emergency ban – CNET

Downloadable plans for untraceable guns are on the internet, again. President Trump says he’s looking into it.
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Waymo partners with Phoenix Valley Metro for better last-mile mobility – Roadshow

Instead of replacing current transit options, Waymo wants to make them more appealing.
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Will Apple hint about next iPhone in Tuesday's earnings? (The 3:59, Ep. 434) – CNET

Apple is set to post its fiscal third-quarter report, Nintendo’s Switch continues to soar, and MoviePass gets way worse.
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BMW announces $1.2 billion plant in Hungary as it deals with global trade shifts – Roadshow

It also hiked the price of two US-sourced SUVs built for the Chinese market.
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MoviePass is raising prices, limiting new movies to save itself – CNET

We all saw this coming.
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What Google Android P can learn from Motorola phones – CNET

Moto schools Google on how to make swipe navigation good.
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New Pixel 3 leaked photos show deeper notch than iPhone X – CNET

The alleged Pixel 3 pictures show a deep notch, a 4GB RAM variant and a front-facing speaker on the phone’s chin.
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Dixons Carphone says 2017 cyber attack was much bigger than it thought – CNET

The British electronics retailer revealed that 10 million records were accessed.
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HP will pay hackers up to $10,000 to break their printers – CNET

For every time the printer’s told you it’s out of toner.
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Neymar, the World Cup's favorite flopper, explains his antics – CNET

The Brazilian player says in an ad that he’s “not a brat,” but he does sometimes exaggerate on the pitch. No duh.
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NASA finds 3D-printed houses we could use on Mars – CNET

The space agency’s years-long competition to find a house suitable for Mars is up to its third and final phase.
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AI bot writes a pretty darn believable Taylor Swift song – CNET

Sing out, all you starry-eyed hipsters, a neural network is trying to recreate the singer’s very personal lyrics.
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Nissan makes Rear Door Alert standard on Altima, Rogue, Sentra – Roadshow

Inspired by smelly lasagna (!), the tech is designed to help drivers avoid leaving a child in a hot car.
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Avengers: Infinity War now on Digital HD: Every way to watch – CNET

Big, bad Thanos is snapping his way to your living room.
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MoviePass goes down again amid Mission: Impossible blackout, price hikes – CNET

If the film being blocked out didn’t deter you last weekend, perhaps having to pay extra will.
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Uber discontinues its self-driving truck program – Roadshow

Ride-hailing startup plans refocus on self-driving car effort.
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3D-printed guns: 21 states ask government for an emergency ban – CNET

Downloadable plans for untraceable guns are on the internet, again.
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Galaxy Note 9: All the rumors on specs, price, Aug. 24 sale date and Fortnite game – CNET

Samsung’s next big phone will go head-to-head with the 2018 iPhone.
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TSA's new scanners could mean leaving your laptop, liquids in carry-on – CNET

Three cheers for easier security checks.
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Motorola may announce Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod this week – CNET

Is that the big news for Motorola’s August 2 event?
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Tesla tries new direct-from-factory customer delivery – Roadshow

Elon Musk was on hand to deliver a Model 3 to its owner, which is a nice touch.
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Netflix reveals Maniac, Sabrina and more original shows at the TCA – CNET

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill’s Maniac, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Octavia Spencer in Madame CJ Walker and more will stream soon.
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Google Doodle honors civil rights activist María Rebecca Latigo de Hernández – CNET

Activist used her voice to promote the rights of women and children of Mexican decent.
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So what exactly is 'Desmo' and why is it so cool? – Roadshow

Desmodromic valves are mostly a thing of the past, but one Italian motorcycle company continues to soldier on with the technology, and we’re curious why.
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How NASA was born 60 years ago from panic over a 'second moon' – CNET

The space agency was officially created with a stroke of President Eisenhower’s pen. But first, there were months of anxiety, failure and frenzied lawmaking,
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