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Facebook sued by Russian firm linked to election meddling – CNET November 20, 2018

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2018 iPhones might use LG's OLED displays, and we put iOS 12 on an iPhone 5S – CNET

Plus, a new trick with Amazon Alexa. We’ve got your iPhone news this week.
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Doctor Who Infinity game puts Tenth Doctor and Rose in danger – CNET

The third chapter of the interactive game features the Doctor and Rose Tyler stumbling upon a Welsh mystery and an alien invasion.
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The best Schiit ever, the Yggdrasil digital audio converter – CNET

Schiit’s flagship converter, the Yggdrasil Analog 2, sells for a fraction of the cost of the best high-end converters, but it’s right up there in performance.
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2018 iPhone X with USB-C: Why we want it but won't get it – CNET

Commentary: 30-pin. Lightning. USB-C? Get your dongles ready.
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Shure's 'ultimate earbud' gets a $1,000 price cut – CNET

Ears-on with the $1,999 Shure KSE1200, the “cheap” version of the brilliant KSE1500 electrostatic in-ear headphone.
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SimpliSafe home security locks down a $1 billion investment – CNET

The money comes from the private equity investment firm Hellman & Friedman and will help fund the company’s expansion into international markets.
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Is the gold Samsung Galaxy S9 less smudgy than the purple S9? – CNET

Six words: french fries, almond butter, hand lotion.
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This black MacBook sat under a couch for 8 years, and it just booted right up – CNET

I found a dust-covered, circa-2007 black polycarbonate MacBook, plugged it in and it came right back to life.
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Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone is best? – CNET

We compared two Android heavyweights to see which phone comes out on top.
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500px photo site abandons freely shareable images with commercialization push – CNET

New management, new priorities: Bye-bye Creative Commons licensing.
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Fallout 76 won't have cross-platform multiplayer because of Sony, says director – CNET

Sony is the only roadblock to cross-play, and the pressure is mounting.
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Comcast confirms major Xfinity outage nationwide – CNET

For a minute there, it looked like the whole internet was down.
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NASA announces first test flights for a quieter sonic boom – CNET

The space agency says get ready for a “sonic thump.”
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Good luck finding the phone, TV or console of your dreams – CNET

Parts the size of a grain of rice are in critically short supply.
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What's new on Amazon Prime for July 2018 – CNET

Amazon picks up the futuristic sci-fi romance movie, Zoe, starring Léa Seydoux and Ewan McGregor. Oh, and there are other titles, too. Amazon didn’t just add one movie. That’d be silly.
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8-legged case claims to smash-proof iPhones – CNET

But don’t throw your phone just to see if the legs pop out.
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Apple hopes its Maps do-over gets you where you need to go – CNET

But first it needs you to give its homegrown mapping app another shot.
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Capital Gazette shooter ID'd by facial recognition, but tech has its critics – CNET

Police praised the technology. But some say it presents several issues, including inaccuracies and the potential for mass surveillance.
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Feds charge man with threatening to kill FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's family – CNET

He allegedly told authorities he was upset about the repeal of net neutrality.
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California's new data privacy law the toughest in the US – CNET

Facebook and Google, take note.
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Tesla requiring $2,500 for Model 3 orders is nothing new – Roadshow

The automaker required the same for Model S and Model X orders, too.
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Two Earth-like exoplanets now even better spots to look for life – CNET

Two of the earliest Earth-ish exoplanet finds are now more exciting targets in the search for habitable worlds beyond this rock.
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Your Samsung Galaxy phone may power two screens at once, with DeX dock – CNET

Also, the Galaxy Tab S4 is rumored to get DeX support.
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LG OLED TV summer price check: 2017 models are still the best deals – CNET

The 55-inch 2018 OLED is $600 more expensive than the 2017 version, and it’s still not worth it.
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Uber's self-driving program could start again by August, report states – Roadshow

Don’t expect it to return to Arizona, though.
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Tinder gets better protection against hackers spying on your love life – CNET

Practice safe swiping.
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2018 iPhones could use LG's OLED displays, and Apple and Samsung finally make up – CNET

Plus, a new trick with Amazon Alexa. We’ve got your iPhone news this week.
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Italdesign creates a wild new look for the Nissan GT-R's birthday – Roadshow

The GT-R50 commemorates the 50th anniversary of Nissan’s performance car.
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Technology, surveillance and the sinister new frontier of domestic abuse – CNET

From spy cameras to cyberstalking, tech is giving abusers a new arsenal for terrorizing their victims. But it’s also offering victims a way out.
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Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo obliterates Nürburgring lap record – Roadshow

The former overall record stood for 35 years and 31 days.
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The FCC's net neutrality comments debacle: What you need to know – CNET

Does it really matter if dead people filed comments?
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EA's Star Wars game 'very much alive' despite Uncharted creator's departure – CNET

Amy Hennig, the game’s former creative director, clarifies earlier comment that it’s “on the shelf.”
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Carfection: For the love of cars Podcast, Ep. 3 – McLaren Senna – Roadshow

This week Drew Stearne and Henry Catchpole have an in-depth discussion about the awesome McLaren Senna and why it might not be the brutal race car you would expect.
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Best prepaid wireless plans for 2018: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, Boost and more compared – CNET

A prepaid plan is a great way to keep your wireless service simple and affordable. CNET helps you sort the available options from nine carriers.
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AI robot crew member CIMON to join astronauts on space station – CNET

SpaceX is sending the HAL-style robot with supplies on its Falcon 9 rocket.
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Huawei's first 5G phone is coming next year – CNET

Not that it’s likely to be sold in the US…
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Inside Tencent’s insane new Google-like headquarters – CNET

From running tracks, badminton courts, to a dance studio and indoor rock climbing walls, Tencent’s space-savvy towers have it all.
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Inside Asia's biggest tech giant's $600M headquarters – CNET

We get a sneak peek at Tencent’s swanky new digs.
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Rambus fires CEO Ron Black for unspecified 'conduct' issue – CNET

The chip licensing company says an “incident” led up to the decision.
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GLOW returns for its second season – CNET

Series stars Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin say the new season features more wrestling and more character development than the first.
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Elon Musk: No aliens means more planets for us – CNET

New research exploring the Fermi Paradox suggests we may really be alone. All the more reason to go to Mars and beyond, says the SpaceX founder.
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BASF predicts car color trends for 2018 to 2019 based on human behavior – Roadshow

From “Atomium Sky” to “The Urbanist,” intensive research into human behavior acts as a crystal ball into your future car’s color.
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Supreme Court decision spells danger for Berkeley cell phone radiation law – CNET

Justices tell a lower court to reconsider upholding an ordinance that required retailers to warn customers about wireless radiation exposure.
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CA Gov. Jerry Brown signs law to give consumers broad privacy rights – CNET

The law gives Californians increased control over their personal data, and one less thing to vote on in November.
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YouTube experimenting with auto-generated video thumbnail images – CNET

Creators took to social media with their outrage.
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Facebook, Google, Microsoft use 'dark patterns' to trick people to give up data, report says – CNET

User interfaces are nudging people toward giving up their information, according to a report from the Norwegian Consumer Council.
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Verizon pulls the plug on mobile video app Go90 – CNET

The 3-year-old mobile video app will shut down July 31, the company says.
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Toy Story Land makes you one of Woody’s crew – CNET

Strange things are happening to me.
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A live-action Halo TV show is finally, truly on the way – CNET

Remember the Halo movie? No, you don’t, because it didn’t happen.
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Trump hails iPhone maker Foxconn for $10 billion Wisconsin plant – CNET

And the president praises Apple for investing $350 billion in the US — though it’s unlikely to be spent on new factories, as Trump hopes.
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