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Best gifts for teenage girls for 2019: Apple AirPods, Fuji Instax and more – CNET December 7, 2019

Teenage girls can be difficult to buy for. We’ve done some of the hard work to make it easier with some of the best gifts for teen girls this holiday season. Best gifts for teenage girls for 2019: Apple AirPods, Fuji Instax and more – CNET Source: CNet

Humans on Mars: An atlas of plans to land on the Red Planet – CNET

At least three major efforts are underway to put boots on the fourth planet from the sun. Here’s a visual look at each road map to the Red Planet.
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Apple hypes strange effects of iPhone 8 Plus' camera – CNET

Commentary: In a new ad, Apple highlights the mesmerizing joy of Portrait Lighting on its new phone.
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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick taps new board members amid power struggle – CNET

In response to a proposal to alter shareholder voting rights, Travis Kalanick appoints two new board members without consulting Uber or the rest of the board.
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Spine-tingling sounds from Bowers & Wilkins 705 S2 speakers – CNET

The Audiophiliac gets an earful with Bowers & Wilkins’ new reference-quality stand-mount speaker.
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Do you stream movies or play DVDs or Blu-rays? – CNET

Streaming is more convenient and cheaper, so why would anyone play discs?
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Solving crimes through crowdsourcing is a dangerous game – CNET

Actors Jeremy Piven and Richard T. Jones talk about the “scary” premise behind the new CBS crime drama “Wisdom of the Crowd.”
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The stories from the first time we went to a concert – CNET

Every week we go around the office and ask a question to see what makes our people tick. This week we wanted to hear the stories about everyone’s first concert.
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The iPhone X won’t (totally) destroy the environment. Here’s why – CNET

Apple shares an environmental report whenever it releases a new iPhone. Here’s how the iPhone X fares.
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13 questions for Luke Wood, the President of Beats – CNET

With its flagship Studio3 Wireless headphone shipping soon, the head of Beats by Dr. Dre answers a few questions from CNET.
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Google reportedly probing possible Russian meddling in election – CNET

The search giant joins rivals Facebook and Twitter under the microscope.
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The 404 Show 1715: This is the end (podcast) – CNET

After 10 years of podcasting, The 404 Show says goodbye.
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How does Face ID work? Apple lets us know (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 103) – CNET

Apple releases a document detailing how Face ID works and adapts when your face changes; iOS 11 battery life is still brutal after the iOS 11.0.1 update; and the FCC wants Apple to activate FM radio on the iPhone.
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Did Paul Revere poop here? Maybe, say Boston privy excavators – CNET

Archaeologists have found pottery and a clay pipe in the filled-in outhouse, and they’re flush with enthusiasm.
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Samsung waiting for Apple's OK on its Gear Fit 2 Pro iOS app – CNET

The Gear Fit 2 Pro is advertised as iPhone compatible — but the app to make it so hasn’t been approved by Apple yet.
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Feds asking Facebook for info on anti-Trump activists – CNET

The Justice Department even wants info on the 6,000 people who “liked” the DistruptJ20 Facebook page, search warrants show.
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VW extends 6-year, 72,000-mile warranty to 'most' 2018 models – Roadshow

It’s also transferable to subsequent owners, which brings a little extra piece of mind for used-car buyers.
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2018 Honda Civic will not mess with success – Roadshow

There are no changes for the new model year, aside from a $100 price bump.
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It's mini mania: Next up, a tiny Commodore 64 – CNET

Glomming onto our love of all things retro and wee, Retro Games announces the C64 Mini, which comes with 64 games preinstalled.
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FCC head, a critic of net neutrality rules, likely to be reconfirmed – CNET

Despite Democrats’ protests over plans to dismantle net neutrality, Ajit Pai will likely keep his position as chairman thanks to the Republican-led Senate.
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SNES Classic Edition available from Amazon Treasure Truck – CNET

The daily deals program expands Friday to 18 major US cities. To celebrate, the carnival-themed trucks are selling the hard-to-get mini console.
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Yes, some people could actually buy the SNES Classic today – CNET

They’re already selling out, but many stores actually had some SNES Classics in stock when the doors opened.
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VW has spent $30BN on Dieselgate in the US… so far – Roadshow

It feels like not cheating would have been the cheaper solution in the long run.
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CNET asks: Are you buying the SNES Classic Edition? – CNET

The SNES Classic is coming to town. Are you excited about getting one or are you expecting the same results as the NES Classic release — shortage and disappointment? We want to know.
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Something's fishy about this 10-screen home office – CNET

Some people use dual computer monitors. Some people have a fishbowl on their desks. And then there’s Christian from Quebec, the latest CNET reader to Show Us Yours.
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Drones are delivering coffee to the Swiss – Roadshow

Mercedes-Benz is working with an e-commerce startup and a drone maker to test a delivery system that uses both drones and vans to get goods to consumers.
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