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After EU antitrust ruling, Android's future in Europe looks like its present in China, with fragmented alternatives and numerous hubs for apps and services (Shannon Liao/The Verge) October 20, 2018

Shannon Liao / The Verge: After EU antitrust ruling, Android’s future in Europe looks like its present in China, with fragmented alternatives and numerous hubs for apps and services  —  By the end of the month, Google will charge a licensing fee in Europe for the Play Store and apps like YouTube and Gmail in […]

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McLaren takes efficiency to horrifying lengths for April Fools' Day – Roadshow

Now I’m going to have nightmares about synchronized tea breaks.
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Tesla crash: Model X was in Autopilot mode, firm says – CNET

The news could amplify worries over the reliability of automated-driving systems, but Tesla says they’re still the safer option.
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Falling Tiangong-1 space station may miss April 1 crash date – CNET

China’s “Heavenly Palace” space station is predicted to crash into Earth’s atmosphere on April 1, but the latest revisions may prolong its life by a day or so.
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Ron Howard teases 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' space battle – CNET

The “Solo” director tweets a glimpse of a TIE Fighter firing its gun and says work on the film set for May is running ahead of schedule.
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The Viva Egoista 845, where extreme high-end audio meets Italian style – CNET

If Ferrari ever made a headphone amp, it would look and sound like the Viva Egoista 845.
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Trump again attacks Amazon, alleging 'Post Office scam' – CNET

The president tweets against Amazon’s use of the US Postal Service and also alleges that The Washington Post is a lobbying group for Amazon.
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Google Maps knows where Waldo is for April Fools' Day – CNET

The Google Maps April Fools’ Day joke tries to answer one of the most vexing questions of our time: “Where’s Waldo?”
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Trump again attacks Amazon, claiming 'Post Office scam' – CNET

The president tweeted against Amazon’s use of the US Postal Service and claimed The Washington Post was a lobbying group for Amazon (it isn’t).
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Fighting Fantasy Legends RPG is heavy on dice, light on story – CNET

Review: This digital update of an old-school adventure is a fun, casual game, but I couldn’t get lost in its world.
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'Westworld' on HBO: Everything we know so far – CNET

Not only is the disturbing Old West theme park open for business again, so are a few more parks. Here’s how to watch and what to expect when season two returns.
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This is what the iPhone X looks like under a macro lens – CNET

The Apple iPhone X is one of the most gorgeous phones ever made. But you’ve never seen it quite like this. CNET photographer Josh Miller used a macro lens to photograph some of its tiniest features.
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Google AI to predict NCAA Final Four winners at half time – CNET

Commentary: The search giant will run ads that predict the future during Saturday’s March Madness Final Four games. Bookies will surely love it.
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Largest Star Wars toy ever made coming from Hasbro – CNET

Hasbro’s new campaign HasLab is making a highly-detailed, massive 14-pound toy replica of Jabba’s sail barge available to dedicated collectors.
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Watch Will Smith try to romance Sophia the robot, and fail – CNET

Smith may be irresistible to human women, but Sophia the robot seems unimpressed with the actor’s smooth moves in this hilariously awkward video.
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More power: MacOS now supports external graphics cards – CNET

Your late-model Mac could get way more powerful soon — just plug in an eGPU.
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2018 New York Auto Show: Lots of cars you can actually buy, and soon – Roadshow

Not just filled with eye candy and fanciful concepts, the 2018 New York Auto Show has a ton of debuts that will end up in dealer showrooms in the near future.
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A look at Facebook's 'ugly' memo – CNET

Facebook needs to confront the “ugly” in chasing its beliefs, says a top exec’s leaked note from 2016. What exactly does Facebook believe? Here’s a peek at the memo.
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Alleged LinkedIn hacker extradited from Czech Republic to US – CNET

Yevgeniy Nikulin is charged with aggravated identity theft in the hack that compromised usernames and passwords for more than 100 million accounts.
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After leaked memo, Facebook seems to reckon with culture shift – CNET

In the wake of an explosive leak, there’s the growing sense that Facebook “isn’t the company it once was.”
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Westworld's hidden trailer isn't just a trailer, it's a Door to more – CNET

Ahead of season 2 of the HBO show, the Discover Westworld and Delos sites are coming alive. Be afraid, be very afraid.
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Is Tiangong-1's death dive scary? Yes, and no – CNET

Commentary: China’s “Heavenly Palace” space station is headed back to Earth, and it almost certainly won’t hit you. Still, it’s human nature to worry, at least a little.
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Twitter lights up with strong reactions to leaked Facebook memo – CNET

“The Ugly,” a memo written by Facebook hardware chief Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, highlights a growth-at-any-cost attitude.
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'ReBoot' gets rebooted on Netflix – CNET

A new version of the computer-generated cartoon show is now available, but there are some changes.
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iPad Pro 2018: All the rumors on specs, price, release date – CNET

Having refreshed the entry-level iPad, Apple looks to redefine the iPad Pro.
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Lindsay Lohan loses Grand Theft Auto V lawsuit on appeal – CNET

It’s game over for the actress, as an appeals court finds a game character Lohan called her “unequivocal” likeness is rather a “generic … twentysomething woman.”
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Butterfly made from rat heart cells might save your life – CNET

The fluttering “wings” of this mixture of hydrogel, nanocrystals and beating cells could help researchers test experimental heart drugs.
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Huawei says it isn't quitting US despite 'groundless suspicions' – CNET

The CEO of Huawei’s consumer business tells CNET that it’s maintaining its US operations despite the government’s national security concern.
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EPA's potential MPG regulation rollback could end up in a legal battle – Roadshow

The one-year revisiting of Obama-era standards has finally ended.
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Nope, these products aren't April Fools' jokes – CNET

Internet via balloon? A headless robo-cat pillow? These products may sound like April Fools’ Day pranks, but they’re real.
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Real products that seem like April Fools' Day pranks – CNET

Cat battle armor, vacuum-cleaning shoes and a fried-chicken keyboard could have been April Fools’ Day jokes, but they truly exist in the world.
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This startup turns video from your phone into movie scenery – CNET

Streaming video brings movies to your living room. Now a startup called Urus Entertainment wants to build your living room straight into the movie.
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Tiangong-1 space station crash window gets narrowed down – CNET

China’s first space station is about to return to Earth, and satellite watchers have begun to zero in on where and when it will crash and burn.
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2018 Toyota Camry recalled because pistons are too big – Roadshow

An unusual but serious recall of a perennially popular midsize sedan is being blamed on out-of-spec parts.
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SpaceX will add lots of space traffic over the next few days – CNET

Two launches are planned from both coasts of the US in the next four days as SpaceX ramps up on its long road to Mars and beyond.
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Leaked Facebook memo prizes growth over user safety – CNET

Andrew “Boz” Bosworth wrote about “the ugly truth” in connecting people in a 2016 memo. Boz now says he was trying to be “provocative.”
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See the new Tesla fighters from SF Motors – Roadshow

One of a handful of high-end EV startups that plans stunning performance and looks.
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All the 'Silicon Valley' talk from our Jimmy O. Yang interview – CNET

He discusses playing Jian Yang, his friendship with Mike Judge and season 5.
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Millions of MyFitnessPal accounts hacked, Under Armour says – CNET

Under Armour learned on Sunday that information from 150 million accounts had been scooped up late last month.
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US wants social media details from all visa applicants – CNET

The proposal seeks social media “identifiers” from nearly 15 million immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applicants.
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Tesla recalls 123,000 Model S cars over faulty steering bolt – Roadshow

No accidents and injuries have been reported in connection with the component, Tesla says.
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SpaceX gets FCC approval to provide satellite broadband – CNET

Elon Musk plans to deploy 4,425 small satellites in low-Earth orbit to provide internet service in remote areas.
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April Fools' Day 2018: Web pranks already off and running – CNET

Your eyes and ears will deceive you this week as April Fools’ Day jokes roll out across the internet. Keep up with the best hoaxes, fakes and pranks of 2018.
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Inspiration for 'Black Panther' female warriors gets TV show – CNET

Sony joins with a Nigerian network to produce a television series about the 19th-century Dahomey Warriors, who inspired the Dora Milaje.
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Window-tint tech comes out of the darkness – Roadshow

Understand how modern window tinting works and you’ll love your car inside and out.
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Adnan Syed of Serial podcast fame granted new trial – CNET

Listeners of the 2014 blockbuster podcast are hoping Sarah Koenig and crew will make new episodes to follow the case.
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iOS 11.3 is available now. Here are the best new features – CNET

Apple’s update brings fixes for Apple’s battery snafu, new Animoji, AR upgrades and more.
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Galaxy Note 9 reported to launch as early as July – CNET

Note 9 production is reportedly ahead of schedule, which could mean that the phone will release early.
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Gwyneth Paltrow's weird, wacky Goop gets funding to go big – CNET

The online seller of “magically charged” stones, Tibetan singing bowls and pricey clothing gets $50 million in funding, Forbes reports.
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2019 Acura RDX has a whole new way to do infotainment – Roadshow

A new type of touchpad hopes it can bridge the gap between touchscreens and traditional switchgear.
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Apple to roll out new privacy features to comply with EU regulations – CNET

The company will make it easier for you to get copies of your data and deactivate your account as it gets ready for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation.
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