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MSI's slick Prestige laptop earns its name - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 08:00
MSI's new ultrabook for businesses is quite the looker.

How Apple sees iOS apps bringing new life to Macs - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 08:00
And despite Apple's denials, people can't help spotting hints that Macs and iPhones may converge one day.

Apple throws a lifeline to a parent drowning in digital screen time - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 08:00
Maybe I should log off after finishing this story.

Australia will force tech companies to help cops view encrypted data - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 07:50
The country's cyber security chief insists it won't involve a back door to bypass encryption.

An infrared body scanner told me some hard truths

Engadget - Wed, 2018-06-06 07:31
When you're overweight, you try to avoid buying clothes from fast-fashion retailers that you know won't cater to your size. Hell, even if you aren't too big, stores like H&M don't make it easy to buy clothes since their sizes bear little rese...

We tried out Apple's Memoji on iOS 12. It’s already pretty great - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 07:30
Sorry, Samsung: Apple may have already nailed it.

Girls are at higher risk to become phone addicts, report says - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 07:08
Specifically, girls who drink are nearly twice as likely to develop an addiction to their phones, according to South Korean researchers.

The 12 best video games you can play with your kids - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 07:00
So your kid wants to play video games with you? Here are some of our recommendations.

I tried CoolerMaster's awesome unnamed game pod chair prototype - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:58
Designed for the ultimate gaming experience, this chair thingy is pretty much a perfect fit for me.

Private Smarts: Can Digital Assistants Work without Prying into Our Lives?

Scientifc America - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:45
Personalized AI requires personal data. Apple, Google and others say they can now grab more of it while keeping privacy and security intact

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The Morning After: Our sex robot dinner party

Engadget - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:30
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Wednesday. We've survived WWDC and Computex for another day, so it's time to celebrate with new laptops, car subscriptions and sex robots.

Cambridge Analytica chief accused of swiping $8M from the company - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:23
Alexander Nix reportedly took the money shortly after the media started scrutinizing the activity of Cambridge Analytica.

Uber brings electric bicycle rentals to Europe, starting with Berlin - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:13
Its Jump on-demand bikes will roll across the German capital this summer.

'Solo' Will Lose $50+ Million In First Defeat For Disney's 'Star Wars' Empire

SlashDot - Wed, 2018-06-06 06:00
Zorro shares a report from The Hollywood Reporter: To borrow one of Han Solo's lines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, "That's not how the Force works!" It's an apt way to sum up the troubled performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story. In one of the biggest box-office surprises in recent times, Solo is badly underperforming and will become the first of the Star Wars movies made by Disney and Lucasfilm to lose money. Wall Street analyst Barton Crockett says Solo will lose more than $50 million. Industry financing sources, however, say that figure could come in at $80 million or higher, although no one knows the exact terms of Disney's deals for home entertainment and television, among other ancillary revenues.

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AMD shows off the world's first 7nm GPU, but it's not for games yet

Engadget - Wed, 2018-06-06 05:55
AMD wasn't content just to unveil its 32-core Threadripper chip today. The company also gave us a glimpse at the Vega 7nm GPU, the first graphics processor to be built on such a small process. It's part of the company's Radeon Instinct line, and cons...

Celebrate Firefly's 15-year anniversary with new VFX reel - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2018-06-06 05:44
Watch Captain Mal and the Serenity crew aim to misbehave in this tribute video made by the show's own special effects team.