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Kickstarter staff announce their intention to unionize, potentially becoming the first major US tech company with union representation (Bijan Stephen/The Verge) March 19, 2019

Bijan Stephen / The Verge: Kickstarter staff announce their intention to unionize, potentially becoming the first major US tech company with union representation  —  The company’s staff plans to unionize with the Office and Professional Employees International Union  —  The staff of Kickstarter announced plans to unionize today. Kickstarter staff announce their intention to unionize, […]

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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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Facebook expands downvote button to some users in Australia, New Zealand – CNET

It’s not quite a dislike button, but Facebook’s downvote button, which it first began trialling in February, is rolling out to more people.
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Westworld gives us the reunion we craved, but still no answers – CNET

Do you know where you are in the new episode of Westworld? I sure don’t. Spoilers ahead for episode two, of course.
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Someone wrote a kids book to explain bitcoin and blockchain – CNET

Welcome to 2018 and a children’s book that teaches us how to find our place in the world… using the blockchain.
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Larry Harvey, Burning Man founder, dies at 70 – CNET

The founder and driving force behind the annual counterculture art festival in the Nevada desert dies after suffering a stroke earlier this month.
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Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin launch used rocket, and fleas, to space – CNET

The Amazon founder’s space company joins Elon Musk and SpaceX in the pioneering field of rocket recycling.
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Avengers: Infinity War beats Star Wars for box office record – CNET

The latest Marvel movie assembles a record-setting $250 million opening weekend in the US, besting Star Wars and Jurassic World.
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T-Mobile, Sprint will finally get hitched in $26B mega mobile deal – CNET

The combination would create a stronger player to compete against Verizon and AT&T and more effectively jump to 5G.
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Goodbye from Technically Incorrect – CNET

Commentary: This is the last of my columns on CNET. It’s been quite an (almost) 10-year run.
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Freightliner's Econic SD is a low-slung garbage truck for America – Roadshow

The Econic SD offers increased visibility for drivers and easier access for workers.
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Facebook's F8 gives Zuckerberg another chance to move beyond Cambridge Analytica – CNET

The social network is holding its annual developer confab just weeks after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Can CEO Mark Zuckerberg calm people’s nerves?
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Avengers: Infinity War best and worst — our global review – CNET

Big bad Thanos is waging war on movie screens, and the CNET staff has a lot to say about what happens to the Avengers in the Marvel team-up. Spoilers await!
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Virtual reality at Tribeca: Don't buy the hype? Try $40 for a timed ticket – CNET

Consumers have yet to embrace virtual reality, but a ticket to a festival like Tribeca can unlock the best VR around that even a headset can’t buy.
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LumiWatch smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen – CNET

See the prototype LumiWatch project an interactive experience onto the wearer’s arm.
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A new tower speaker for audio elitists – CNET

Hand crafted in California, the Magico A3 speaker’s beauty is more than skin deep.
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Meet the hippotherapy robot horse named Stewie – CNET

Students at Rice University create a special robot to help patients get equine-based therapy without needing a real horse.
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Digital and analog audio’s curious coexistence – CNET

Since nearly all music is digitally recorded, why buy a turntable?
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Electric vehicles drive a resurgence in the British mining industry – Roadshow

Political instability, materials shortages and high demand for EVs have led the UK to look to its own backyard for minerals once again.
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Quirky French classics at the Mullin Automotive Museum – Roadshow

The Mullin Automotive Museum celebrates the weird and wonderful world of classic French cars from Citroën, Bugatti and more.
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Lux 3D-printed camera marries modern Sony lenses to old-school film – CNET

The prototype camera shoots with 35mm film and Sony’s full-frame E-mount lenses. Its creator plans to share the 3D printer designs.
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World's oldest spider, a trapdoor, dies at age 43 – CNET

The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who’d been studying her feeling “miserable” about her death.
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iPhone X old news? What that means for new 2018 iPhones – CNET

This week was ripe with talk about the rumored iPhone SE 2 and new 2018 iPhones.
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Behind the scenes at the Dolby Theater, home of the Oscars – CNET

From the Academy Awards to countless world premieres and TV shows, Hollywood’s Dolby Theater is a focal point for the entertainment world. Here’s what it looks like inside.
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I’d like to thank the Academy: Behind the scenes at Hollywood's Dolby Theater – CNET

Home of the Oscars since 2002, and used for countless movie premiers, live shows, and more, here’s a special inside-look at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
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EU bans outdoor use of pesticides that harm bees – CNET

To help protect dwindling bee populations, the European Union votes to restrict farmers from using neonicotinoids on their crops.
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Millions more people will use Brave's ad-blocking browser by year-end, startup predicts – CNET

It’s a small fraction of the user base for rivals like Google Chrome, but it’s a big step up for a startup trying to improve privacy on an ad-funded web.
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