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Recommended Reading: The rise of 'Desus & Mero'

Engadget - 1 hour 19 min ago
How 'Desus & Mero' conquered late night Jazmine Hughes, The New York Times It's nothing new for a popular podcast to make the leap to a television show or movie, but that's not stopping Showtime. This week, the network tapped Desus Nice and Th...

2019 Chevy Blazer: Top 10 things you need to know - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 34 min ago
A rundown of the early details on the new Chevy Blazer.

Wu-Tang Clan is recording a new album for 25th anniversary - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 34 min ago
"Right now we got Ghost picking all of the beats for the new upcoming Wu-Tang album. And what I heard so far is crack in vial."

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Engadget - 2 hours 49 min ago
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. Before looking back at some highlights from the last week, you should take a minute to find out what's up with Babylon 5 on Amazon Prime and get all the details on a key Supreme Court rul...

Mercedes is temporarily giving the boot to its PHEVs - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 34 min ago
The folks from Stuttgart are discontinuing the brand's current PHEV models while it develops a third-generation system that will feature "EQ" branding.

Your love of e-commerce won't be ruined by more sales taxes - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 34 min ago
When it comes to that giant inflatable pool flamingo you want, what's another few bucks?

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 34 min ago
You're about to start binge-watching Instagram; doctors are using WhatsApp to help victims of war; and Europe may be on the verge of killing memes.

Electric GT's first race-spec Tesla Model S hits the track

Engadget - 4 hours 9 min ago
Two years ago, we learned that a Tesla Model S-based electric racing series was in development. This week Electric GT holdings showed off its first race-spec Model S P100DL in Barcelona ahead of the series' planned debut in November. Its builders say...

Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone should you buy? - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 34 min ago
We compared two Android heavyweights to see which phone comes out on top.

Snapdragon-based Chromebook could rival always-connected PCs

Engadget - 7 hours 48 min ago
You don't have great choices for non-Intel processors on Chromebooks at the moment -- the Rockchip-made parts you often see in low-end systems keep costs down, but they struggle with intensive tasks. That might not be an issue in the future. About...

Valve's Knuckles EV2 controller will let you squeeze things in VR

Engadget - Fri, 2018-06-22 23:55
Valve originally introduced its vertical-grip "Knuckles" controllers for VR in 2016, and shipped working models to developers last year. Now the company sending game makers another version, the EV2, that has revamped buttons, straps and a slew of sen...

A World Cup match was the 'most-watched' Spanish livestream ever

Engadget - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:27
The World Cup started last week, and with all the livestreaming options, it's no surprise that the matches have already attracted an enormous amount of views. But yesterday's match between Argentina and Croatia broke a new record when its Telemundo d...

World Cup 2018 memes: Brazil's Neymar takes Oscar-worthy dive - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2018-06-22 21:07
But his rainbow flick and that goal more than made up for it with some fans. Also: Nigeria's awesome kit helps melt Iceland.

Facebook accidentally sent developer reports to app testers

Engadget - Fri, 2018-06-22 20:47
While Facebook is still reeling from it's Cambridge Analytica scandal, it has been trying to clean up its image as a company that plays fast and loose with your privacy. Unfortunately, there's yet another issue. According to TechCrunch, Facebook acci...

Someone bought and filled it with caged migrants - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2018-06-22 20:34
It's satire. If you want to pay Trump for a hotel stay, you'll need to try the .com.

California’s fight for strong net neutrality isn’t over yet - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2018-06-22 20:25
Legislators try to hammer out a deal, as critics fume over cuts made to a bill that supporters had hoped would set the national standard for net neutrality protection.

Apple will fix sticky keyboards on some MacBooks, MacBook Pros - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2018-06-22 20:16
The company's fragile "butterfly switch" keyboard design has spawned user frustration and even lawsuits. If you have one, you now can get it fixed or replaced for free.

A week of speedrunning for charity starts Sunday

Engadget - Fri, 2018-06-22 19:16
Summer Games Done Quick is back once again. Live from Minnesota, you can watch folks play through your favorite games as fast as they can, for charity. It starts Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM Eastern and is scheduled to run until the wee hours next Su...

Elon Musk's SpaceX sending ISS a new 'hand' - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2018-06-22 18:09
The next resupply mission to the orbiting research station will include a robot paw for the biggest arm to ever come out of Canada.