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Lester Holt gets social media sympathy, sarcasm as debate moderator - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 23:37
Journalist Lester Holt let the presidential candidates have their say in Monday's debate, and social media had its say about Holt's moderation as well.

No, Trump didn't delete global-warming tweet during debate - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 23:23
Twitter goes aflutter with an accusation the candidate was deleting damning tweets during the debate. Problem is, he didn't.

Microsoft puts AI to work in Office 365

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 22:58
Microsoft isn't just trying out artificial intelligence through bots and voice assistants -- it's going all-in. The crew in Redmond has revealed that Office 365 is wielding cloud-based AI to automate many tasks. Tap for Word and Outlook surface rel...

Trump's debate sniffles spark Twitter parody accounts - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 22:48
Need a tissue? Monday's presidential-candidate slugfest brought out the social-media satire.

Russia vs. the 400-pound hacker: Clinton and Trump go toe-to-toe on cybersecurity - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 22:41
Cyber warfare has a new face, but the presidential candidates can't quite agree on what that face looks like.

Wee Mercury is getting even smaller - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 22:38
The solar system's smallest planet is still tectonically active.

Canada's main answer to Netflix shuts down November 30th

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 22:24
It's tough to compete against the Netflix juggernaut, even if you throw a ton of money at the problem... just ask Shomi. The Canadian streaming video service is shutting down on November 30th, a little over two years after it got off the ground. Ro...

Google Pixel render shows off its software tweaks

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 21:36
Along with its leak of the 4K Chromecast earlier today, VentureBeat is showing off this picture that it says is of Google's upcoming Pixel phone. Along with the larger Pixel XL, it's expected to be the successor to previous Nexus devices, with a 5-in...

Are these the new Pixel Phone and Chromecast coming next week? - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 21:27
Venture Beat publishes a pair of photos it says show two products the web giant is expected to

Facebook briefly suspended accounts of Palestinian journalists

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 21:03
Last week, seven Palestinian editors from two different publications reported that they had been locked out of their personal Facebook accounts without notice or reason. The social giant told The Electronic Intifada that it was accidental and restore...

Journalists hit with $200 Wi-Fi bill for presidential debates - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 20:45
Hofstra University is so keen on reporters using its own wireless service that it is reportedly searching reporters for personal hotspots and shutting them down.

This is your first look at the far more modern 2017 Jeep Compass - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 20:40
The Patriot and Compass of old are gone, swallowed up by a single SUV that takes the Compass name.

Police start the presidential debate memes swirling on Twitter - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 20:34
It's not only a big night for democracy, but a big night for the internet, where the real-time response to the first Trump vs. Clinton battle is promising to be epic.

Palantir alleged to have discriminated against Asian job seekers - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 20:20
The data mining giant might lose its government contracts if it doesn't comply.

Debate venue offering journalists $200 'bargain' for WiFi

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 19:57
At one point or another, we've all paid too much to access Wifi when we're out and about. Well, ahead of tonight's first presidential debate of the general election between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, journalists w...

BlackBerry's unannounced DTEK60 shows up on FCC's website - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 19:46
Filings appear to confirm information about the new Android handset that the company briefly published last week.

Apple's rumored Amazon Echo competitor is now in prototype testing (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 56) - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 19:18
Apple's working on its own home assistant, HealthKit wants to do more for you on the Apple Watch, and Apple patents a paper bag.

What's on your HDTV: 'Luke Cage,' 'Forza,' 'Westworld'

Engadget - Mon, 2016-09-26 19:09
It's time: Netflix is back with the next entry in its line of Marvel-character TV series with Luke Cage, starring Mike Colter and produced by Cheo Hodari Coker. Be quick with your binge, since on Sunday night, HBO kicks off its highly-anticipated and...

Want to avoid the presidential debate? Here are four alternatives - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2016-09-26 18:47
If you just can't watch, you may want to turn your channel (or mobile phone) to football, or maybe move to "Zootopia."

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