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NASA spots still-silent Opportunity rover on Mars - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 15:12
NASA's eye-in-the-sky orbiter snaps a distant look at the dusty rover.

Google discusses privacy regulation ahead of Senate hearing

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 15:12
On Wednesday, a number of tech companies, including Apple, AT&T, Amazon, Twitter and Charter, will discuss data privacy before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Google will be there as well, represented by its new chie...

Solo: A Star Wars Story now on Blu-ray, Digital HD: Every way to watch - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 15:09
Han Solo's origin movie is ready for home viewing.

Court rules Uber can force drivers into arbitration over pay, benefits

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:47
Uber drivers hoping to be treated as employees may have to go it alone. A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a ruling that would have allowed drivers to pursue their case as a class action lawsuit instead of going through individu...

How to watch Microsoft's Inside Xbox stream: Forza 4, Xbox updates and more - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:46
Microsoft has taken over Goodwood Estate in Britain to show off Forza Horizon 4 -- and there may be other surprises, too.

Toyota will stop supporting Pandora, OpenTable apps in November - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:37
The icons can't be removed from the Entune App Suite display, so they'll just throw error messages.

The Google graveyard: Remembering three dead search engines

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:30
Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the first show on American television to use the word "Google" as a transitive verb. It was 2002, in the fourth episode of the show's seventh and final season. Buffy, Willow, Xander and the gang are trying to help Cassie,...

Who are DC's Birds of Prey? A look at the superhero team as its movie draws closer - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:23
The female superteam is due to get a movie in 2020, but the squad's been around since 1996.

Flying cars are coming soon... well, maybe (The 3:59, Ep. 463) - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:03
A look at UberAir's ambitions, Instagram co-founders' exit from Facebook, and iPhone XS sales.

How the first space tourists will make it back to Earth alive

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 14:00
When SpaceX launches Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his eight travelling companions for a trip around the Moon in 2023, the company will be undertaking an unprecedented step towards the future of civilian space flight. But with being the fir...

Meet the Science Fair star who almost failed math class - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:48
Robbie Barrat, a brilliant teen featured in the new documentary about young high-achievers, is a great reminder that kids learn in all kinds of ways.

Watch Stranger Things kids get terrified in Stranger Things maze - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:45
Turns out Demogorgons jumping out at you are scary even when they're technically your co-workers.

3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson resigns from Defense Distributed

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:44
Cody Wilson, the man behind the 3D-printed gun company Defense Distributed, has stepped down as CEO of the company. Paloma Heindorff, who has taken over as the chief executive, said in a press conference today that it was Wilson's decision to resign...

Google relaxes its ban on cryptocurrency ads

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:33
Google is tweaking the ban on cryptocurrency ads it put into place earlier this year and will soon allow regulated exchanges to advertise on its platform in the US and Japan. The company said that advertisers will have to apply for certification in o...

Lucky dog gets 3D-printed skull plate after tumor removal - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:30
Patches the dachshund could be blazing a trail for medical uses of 3D printing for humans.

Facebook is racing to build Africa’s internet infrastructure

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:16
Facebook and Google are locked in a race to bring connectivity to the 3.8 billion people worldwide that still can't get online. As part of that mission, Zuckerberg and Co. are now turning to internet exchange points (IXP) in Africa, having done away...

Wikimedia Endowment gets new $1 million backing from Amazon - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 13:06
The donation is part of Amazon's and CEO Jeff Bezos' growing work in philanthropy.

2019 Chevy Blazer will start right around $30,000 - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 12:59
You'll have to wait a bit longer for full-lineup pricing and packaging.

Trump administration recommends better data privacy controls - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 12:58
The proposal will likely shape how federal lawmakers draft any future legislation on privacy.

Inside AT&T's mission to help a city escape gun violence - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 12:58
The company's dialing up a unique community outreach program in Chicago.