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Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path May 23, 2019

Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-founder, to hear about Bolt’s plans to become the de facto transport app in the world. The problem? Its plans for […]

Deadpool 2's latest TV spot unveils pole-dancing Deadpool – CNET

Don’t pretend you didn’t see this coming.
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Facebook probing accusation employee used company resources to stalk women – CNET

A security researcher says the unnamed employee stalked women online through “privileged access” at the company.
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More than 100 Uber, Lyft drivers said to have sexually assaulted riders – CNET

A new report says 103 Uber drivers and 18 Lyft drivers allegedly raped, forcibly touched or kidnapped passengers.
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Iran orders ISPs to block Telegram messaging app – CNET

The blockage comes after the secure messaging app was used by organizers of anti-government protests earlier this year.
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Netflix teaser for 13 Reasons Why reveals May 18 release date – CNET

The drama that took social media by storm last year returns to Netflix for season 2.
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Twitter will be serving up video from ESPN, NBC and Viacom – CNET

SportsCenter Live is coming to Twitter. With its video views nearly double what they were a year ago, Twitter is widening its slate of shows to 30 from 16.
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The weird advantage Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin says it has on SpaceX – CNET

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are billionaires racing to make recyclable rockets. Musk has a big head start, but Bezos’ company is looking for ways to one-up SpaceX.
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Avengers 4: Release date, cast, plot and title rumors – CNET

Think Avengers: Infinity War was intense? Marvel fans have a year to predict which beloved characters are taking the long dirt nap for good.
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The last ever Jeep JK Wrangler has rolled off the line in Ohio – Roadshow

The first truly modern, easy-to-live-with Wrangler has officially passed the torch to what may be the best Jeep ever.
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Virgin Hyperloop One wants to cut 4-day cargo truck journeys to 16 hours – CNET

Virgin Hyperloop One and trade logistics company DP World have created a new cargo brand “built for an on-demand world.”
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NASA astronauts break out guitars for ISS space jam – CNET

NASA astronauts and Russian cosmonauts get out guitars and flutes on the ISS to rock out as a band called “AstroHawaii.”
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Amazing photos taken on the Samsung Galaxy S9 – CNET

These beautiful photos were all taken with the same model of smartphone.
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AT&T and Justice Department make closing arguments in antitrust court battle – CNET

The government and AT&T made closing statements Monday in the month-long antitrust trial to block AT&T’s bid to buy Time Warner, which could reshape the television industry and set the stage for future media mergers.
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Atari VCS preorders start May 30, but it's not shipping until 2019 – CNET

You’ll have to wait a bit longer for your nostalgia fix.
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‘Red alert’ protest for net neutrality starts May 9 – CNET

Websites are planning public protests as the Senate prepares to vote on a resolution to overturn the FCC’s rollback of net neutrality rules.
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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus 128GB and 256GB storage options arrive in May – CNET

You’ll be able to store more photos, videos, apps a files onboard an S9 by May 18.
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T-Mobile and Sprint are merging: Here's everything you need to know – CNET

The two companies argue the $26 billion deal will create a stronger player willing to invest in 5G. But how will this affect you?
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Alexa exec Charlie Kindel leaves Amazon to spend more time with his smart home – CNET

Citing a desire to catch his breath, Kindel, who helped scale up Alexa for the mainstream, is leaving the internet giant after five years.
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Fitbit buddies up with Google for better health – CNET

The fitness wearables maker will use Google’s cloud services for greater healthcare systems integration.
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Subaru sells 9-millionth US car – Roadshow

Once an outlier brand, Subaru’s rugged charms have long since gone mainstream.
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Free ride ending for LA freeway 'sticker' eco cars – Roadshow

A policy change means that LA County’s so-called “Lexus Lanes” will shortly charge solo-driven EVs and PHEV owners.
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The Smithsonian's new tour guide isn't human – CNET

Pepper the robot shows visitors around the museum while telling factoids, answering questions and posing for selfies.
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Google Doodle honors 'Prince of Mathematicians' Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss – CNET

The German child prodigy became one of the greatest mathematicians in history.
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Tesla driver caught sitting in the passenger seat with autopilot on – Roadshow

Now he’s banned from driving for 18 months. The irony.
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Artificial womb could grow mammoth-elephant hybrid, researchers say – CNET

Researchers say “resurrected” woolly mammoth genes could help save modern day elephants from extinction, and they want to grow a hybrid in a lab to prove it.
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