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Teach Your Baby Sign Language January 24, 2020

Your baby is going to understand and want to communicate ideas and requests with you a whole lot earlier than they’ll actually be able to verbalize the words. The gap between when a baby and young toddler knows what they want but can’t effectively communicate that to you is frustrating for everyone involved. Read more… […]

Spy magazine rises from its grave, but only until the election – CNET

The classic satire magazine will be a special section on Esquire.com for the rest of the election season.
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Michelle Obama's Trump speech resonates across Facebook – CNET

Social Cues: Videos of the First Lady’s speech were posted all across the social network on Friday.
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Would you pay $750,000 for a 200-mph electric Corvette? – Roadshow

Genovation wants to put its world-record electric Corvette into the public’s hands, but it won’t be cheap.
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Procrastination can doom your tech projects

It’s okay. You don’t have to read this article today. Or even tomorrow. But if you don’t read it soon, it could be too late. It’s October, which means it’s time for some scary stories.
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How would you react if your phone burst into flames? Chat with us live at 3 p.m. ET – CNET

Chat directly with CNET editors about the end of the Galaxy Note 7, and we’ll also take questions about the PlayStation VR for this week’s Open_Tab.
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University IT employees fighting for jobs question data security

Data security is a simmering issue in offshore outsourcing. The offshore workers who staff help desks, call centers and manage systems are accessing data in the U.S. The University of California IT employees, who will soon lose their jobs to overseas workers, are trying point this out.

The IT employees say workers in India will have access to UCSF medical and financial information as well as to files with research and study data. The data will reside on hardware based in the U.S.

They believe the university has an obligation to disclose its plans to the broader university community and give researchers, in particular, options about who can access this data.

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Many companies want to phase out passwords

Don’t be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication.

The results comes from Wakefield Research, which surveyed 200 IT decision makers in the U.S. last month. Sixty-nine percent of the respondents said they will probably do away with passwords completely in the next five years.

Password login systems, though commonplace, are too vulnerable to hacking, according to SecureAuth, the company that commissioned the study. Not surprisingly, SecureAuth sells alternatives to password-based logins.

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Watch a Lego Death Star build in super-smooth stop motion – CNET

Learn how to build a Death Star Lego from the bottom up and the inside out. Even Darth Vader would be impressed.
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10 highest-paying IT security jobs

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Ken Bone's life just keeps getting better: Snoop Dogg wants to hang out – CNET

Give a Dogg a Bone! The wildest week of the famous undecided voter’s life continues as he answers fan questions on Reddit.
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Yelled at your phone yet today? Of course you have – CNET

Technically Incorrect: A study claims that technology is making us completely mad. You will have more than 40,000 tech rage incidents in your life.
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Obama reveals sci-fi TV and film faves, to zero surprises – CNET

It’s hard to argue with the classic nature of the commander in chief’s choices, but don’t expect anything you haven’t already watched a thousand times.
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Blind Justice – CNET

We’re not exactly invested in “Luke Cage” yet, but we are already counting down to “Iron Fist.” Plus, here’s why you should watch “Westworld” if you aren’t already.
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Airlines add fire-containment bags for overheating devices – CNET

New bags designed to hold portable electronics should their batteries overheat during flights.
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'Rogue One' trailer broken down shot by shot (pictures) – CNET

Join us as we take apart the new Star Wars trailer featuring Darth Vader, the Death Star and the brave rebels who plan to take them both down.
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Intel insists it knows the secret of Michael Phelps' face – CNET

Technically Incorrect: #PhelpsFace became a meme during the Olympics. In a new ad, Intel says slow computers were the reason for it.
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Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost Samsung about $3B – CNET

The company says its operating profit will fall in the mid-3 trillion won range from the fourth quarter through the first quarter.
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Nate Silver sparks electoral map meme: What if bears voted? – CNET

Oh, Nate Silver, what have you started? The statistician’s maps showing only women or only men voting inspires a comic craze that nosedives fast.
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Samsung or Trump: Which brand is in bigger trouble? – CNET

Technically Incorrect: Both currently have their challenges. Which one, though, will come through best?
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Valve developing new Vive controller – CNET

The new controller is in the prototype phase, and could offer better finger tracking.
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Obama, the nerd in chief, gives $300 million for science – CNET

The president confesses he is a “science geek” at the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh.
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Inside a Japanese owl cafe – CNET

Pay a modest entry fee and you can make new feathered friends, take owl selfies, and even pet them. Warning: Extreme cuteness alert.
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Netflix books two Chris Rock stand-up specials – CNET

The first show will tape in 2017, following a world tour being planned now.
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New Dark Souls 3 DLC trailer shows off PvP combat – CNET

Ashes of Ariandel comes out on October 25; watch a new trailer for it right now.
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Yahoo hack gives Verizon pause in $4.8B deal – CNET

Verizon is leaning toward finding Yahoo’s huge data breach was “material,” which could end up being a deal-breaker.
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