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Newly spotted asteroid slips by Earth and nearby satellites - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:23
It wasn't the big space rock grabbing headlines, but another asteroid came much closer to us without any fanfare this week.

This Samsung screen patent is full of holes - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:56
Small holes in the display allow for sensors without taking away too much screen real estate.

See a lifeguard drone help rescue two young swimmers - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:29
A surf-patrolling drone designed to watch for sharks delivers a life-saving package to two distressed swimmers in Australia.

Airbnb purges thousands of San Francisco listings overnight - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:27
As a new law goes into effect, the short-term rental site is required to deactivate all hosts who didn't register with the city.

This Samsung patent could solve the iPhone X's notch problem - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:10
Why have a notch when you can put holes directly into the display?

Here’s what the final 20 cities offered Amazon for HQ2 - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:52
These 20 cities have made the cut for Amazon’s new headquarters. We take a look at how they’ve tried to sweet-talk the massive company.

Here's why your next wireless speaker will listen to your every word - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:47
Commentary: Speakers with integrated voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant will soon become the norm, not the exception. Here's why.

Volvo's Swedish engine factory achieves climate-neutral status - Roadshow

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:54
It's the first plant in Volvo's vast network to reach this goal.

Layoffs strike as Firefox's Mozilla reworks Asian operations - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:51
The nonprofit's cuts focus the Taiwan office more on regional priorities like an Android browser in Indonesia and less on global work to improve Firefox.

Uber's former CEO said to cash in at $1.4B in Softbank deal - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:50
As a consortium led by Softbank closes a deal to buy a 20 percent stake in Uber, it's looking like some people are about to get very rich.

Truck buyers not as brand loyal as you'd think, study says - Roadshow

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:35
The decline in the number of country songs about specific pickup brands is finally explained.

'Awesome' Nokia phone or home device launching Feb. 25 - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:28
A tweet teases something "awesome", but it's the official invite that lays on the hints.

NSA surveillance programs renewed by Senate - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:10
Edward Snowden first revealed the programs, called Upstream and Prism, in 2013.

After CES 2018, how close are we to the Jetsons? - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:03
With automated homes and consumer-ready robots on the rise, are we ready and able to finally bring the future into the present?

Amazon HQ2 could be coming to your city soon (The 3:59, Ep. 341) - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:53
The e-commerce titan reveals its shortlist of 20 candidate cities for its next major campus.

2018 Hyundai Kona achieves competitive 30 mpg combined - Roadshow

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:09
All-wheel drive drops that figure to 27.

The mirrors at CES had a lot to say about your life and looks - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:05
At this year's tech show in Las Vegas, companies showed off mirrors that analyze your skin, organize your wardrobe and more.

Smart mirrors, smart mirrors at CES, which ones did we like the best? - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:01
We saw internet-connected mirrors that analyze your skin, organize your wardrobe and more at this year's tech show. Here are the ones that caught our eye.

Facebook diversifies board with American Express CEO - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:51
Kenneth Chenault, who plans to retire from American Express this year, will become Facebook's first black board member.

Sundance 2018 films tackle technology's pleasures and perils - CNET

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:30
From revenge porn to growing up on YouTube and Instagram, movies in this year's festival explore the darker side of the digital age.