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Calling Hawkins Power will give you 'Stranger Things' clues – CNET October 23, 2017

Fans of the Netflix series can call the fictional company Hawkins Power and Light to discover more clues of what may happen in the second season. 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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