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'Game of Thrones' author says spinoffs are 'moving forward' – CNET June 26, 2017

George R.R. Martin isn’t revealing much, but us “Thrones” fans will take any tidbits we can get about the mysterious new shows. Source: CNet

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Retro 'Stranger Things' news report on Barb's disappearance – CNET

This archival newsreel from 5 WIYZ TV anchor Brenda Wood asks for viewer help in finding poor missing Barb and that mysterious grocery store waffle bandit.
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Here's what happens when Obama gives up his Twitter account – CNET

The White House has a digital transition plan for @POTUS’ social media accounts when he leaves office.
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Two women just changed pro wrestling forever – CNET

Commentary: Sasha Banks and Charlotte were the main event of a WWE pay-per-view — something no one thought could happen just a few years ago.
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Microsoft not happy with Google disclosing major Windows bug – CNET

Web giant says no fix or advisory has been issued even though it reported the flaw 10 days ago.
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Obama administration launches semiconductor study group – CNET

Group of industry veterans will focus on ways to strengthen the US industry, especially for nation’s economic and security interests.
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Google clashes with Microsoft over Windows flaw disclosure

Google and Microsoft are butting heads over the disclosure of vulnerabilities. On Monday, Google revealed a critical flaw in Windows after it gave Microsoft a ten-day window to warn the public about it.

Google posted about the zero-day vulnerability on its security blog, saying Microsoft had yet to publish a fix or issue an advisory about the software flaw.

“This vulnerability is particularly serious because we know it is being actively exploited,” Google said. It lets hackers exploit a bug in the Windows kernel, via a win32k.sys system call, to bypass the security sandbox.

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Discriminated against by an Uber driver? Study says you're not alone – CNET

Black passengers using ride-hailing apps reportedly have longer wait times and more canceled rides than white passengers.
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Why your Facebook friends are checking in at Standing Rock – CNET

Messages on the social network appear to be part of an effort to confuse law enforcement officials.
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Apple leads in tumbling market for tablets – CNET

The tech giant still saw a decline in shipments, mirroring lower demand for tablets worldwide, says research firm IDC.
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Watch the moon shadow the sun with an eclipse seen from space – CNET

Get on board with the Solar Dynamics Observatory for a close look at a spectacular partial solar eclipse.
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