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Some WeWork Directors Want To Remove Its CEO, Reports Say  

Some members of the WeWork board are said to be unhappy with its leadership and plan to push WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to step down, according to several media reports. From a report: The reports say the board members are connected to Japan's SoftBank Group, WeWork's biggest investor. The Wall Street Journal and other outlets cited anonymous sources familiar with the matter. WeWork parent the We Company declined to comment and SoftBank did not respond to a request for comment. Concerns about Neuma

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2019-09-23 18:05:00



Linux Foundation Exec Believes Edge Computing Will Be More Important Than Cloud Computing  

An anonymous reader shares a report: Once upon a time, back when we all had mainframes and then servers in our offices, we had edge computing. Our compute power was literally down the hall. Then, along came the cloud, and all that changed. Computers were hundreds of miles but milliseconds away. Now, with the rise of IoT, 5G, and our never-satisfied need for speed, edge computing is coming back with a vengeance. Indeed, at his keynote at Open Networking Summit in Belgium, Arpit Joshipura, The Lin

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2019-09-23 17:25:00



Google Play Pass Bundles 350 Android Games and Apps For $4.99 Per Month  

Google today launched a new service called "Google Play Pass," which for $4.99 per month gives Android users access to over 350 games and apps which will be served ad free and without any in-app purchases. From a report: Google will give users 10 days free and is also planning on offering the first year at $1.99 per month. It will be available in the US this week and other countries "soon." Google's take on the app subscription model is a little different from Apple, which just last week launche

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2019-09-23 16:47:00



Climate Change Causes and Impacts Are Increasing, UN Report Says  

As world leaders gather in New York City for the United Nations Climate Action Summit Monday, a UN report warns climate change is accelerating -- with the Earth on track for the warmest 5-year period on record. From a report: "Climate change causes and impacts are increasing rather than slowing down. Sea level rise has accelerated and we are concerned that an abrupt decline in the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets, which will exacerbate future rise. As we have seen this year with tragic effect

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2019-09-23 16:01:00



Snap Detailed Facebook's Aggressive Tactics in 'Project Voldemort' Dossier  

Facebook for most of the past decade was Silicon Valley's 800-pound gorilla, squashing rivals, ripping off their best ideas or buying them outright as it cemented its dominance of social media. Now the knives are coming out [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: A number of Facebook's current and former competitors are talking about the company's hardball tactics to investigators from the Federal Trade Commission, as part of its broader antitrust investiga

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2019-09-23 15:20:00



Cloudflare Has a New Plan To Fight Bots -- and Climate Change  

Cloudflare is ratcheting up its fight against bots with a new "fight mode," which it says will frustrate and disincentivize bot operators from their malicious activity. From a report: Bots are notorious for scraping websites and abusing developer access to download gobs of user data. All too often bots try to game the system by scraping concert or airline ticket prices to buy in bulk at their lowest price and sell them off for higher. Worse, some imitate real users and brute-force their way into

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2019-09-23 14:41:00



HBO Fends Off Streamers at Emmys While Other TV Networks Struggle  

HBO managed to thwart competition from big streaming companies again Sunday night, taking home far more Emmy wins than any other network or streaming company. From a report: Other legacy cable and broadcast networks otherwise had a rough night. All other broadcast and cable networks combined nabbed 24 awards -- 10 fewer than HBO. HBO has been known for decades as the home to some of television's most prestigious content. But the premium cable network has faced stiffer competition in recent years

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2019-09-23 14:00:00



Your updated iPhone won't let you type swear words now. We found a way around it - CNET  

Apple's iOS 13 update brings a swipe-to-type keyboard that curbs your self-expression.

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2019-09-23 12:09:50



Entrepreneur First, the 'talent investor', to launch in Toronto, Canada early next year  

Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered "talent investor" that recruits and backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable them to found startups, has announced its plans to expand to Canada. It marks the first time EF has entered North America. Along with London, EF currently operates in Berlin, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangalore. The new […]

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2019-09-23 12:03:35



Customer marketing platform Ometria raises $21M Series B round led by Octopus Ventures  

Back in 2017 Ometria, an "AI-powered" customer marketing platform, raised $6 million in Series A funding to add to the $11 million it had already raised. Its platform is all about allowing retailers to send individually personalized marketing messages across several brand touchpoints. Today it announced that it has raised $21 million in a Series […]

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2019-09-23 11:52:57



Apple's new Mac Pro will be made in the US, after all  

After several months of speculation, Apple today confirmed that it will be manufacturing the latest version of the Mac Pro in the United States. The move is in keeping with earlier versions of the high-end, pro-focused desktop. In June, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple would move production of the long-awaited desktop to a […]

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2019-09-23 11:33:25



Snap reportedly kept file on Facebook called 'Project Voldemort' - CNET  

FTC investigators are reportedly talking with Facebook's competitors as part of an antitrust probe.

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2019-09-23 11:28:38



The latest version of Yahoo Mail helps users find attachments and deals  

Yahoo Mail is getting a mobile update, with new versions of the iOS and Android app launching today. Many of you probably haven’t tried out Yahoo Mail in years, but Senior Director of Product Management Josh Jacobson noted that it’s one of the top productivity apps in the Apple App Store, where it has been […]

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2019-09-23 11:20:12



Voices in AI – Bonus: A Conversation with Hilary Mason  

About this Episode On this Episode of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Hilary Mason, an acclaimed data and research…

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2019-09-23 11:18:13



You can now customize your iPhone's Memoji. Here's how it works - CNET  

Apple's iOS 13 update adds new hairstyles, headwear, piercings and makeup to make your iPhone's Memoji avatars look more like you.

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2019-09-23 11:07:53



Hear about being ethical in tech with Ellen Pao, Tracy Chou and Harry Glaser  

Running an ethical tech company is underrated. From fostering a diverse and inclusive company to examining your technology's impact on society, it all comes down to ethics. Ellen Pao, who previously served as CEO at Reddit and sued her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for gender discrimination, has made it her life’s work […]

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2019-09-23 11:04:47



Cloudflare has a new plan to fight bots — and climate change  

Cloudflare is ratcheting up its fight against bots with a new “fight mode,” which it says will frustrate and disincentivize bot operators from their malicious activity. Bots are notorious for scraping websites and abusing developer access to download gobs of user data. All too often bots try to game the system by scraping concert or […]

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2019-09-23 10:59:46



Challenging Facebook and Google, Apple's New OS Warns Users When Data Is Collected  

An anonymous reader quotes Forbes: Apple's updated operating system will now show you how often your location has been recorded and by which apps. It will do this proactively via a pop up, which shows a map of where you have been tracked, including the option to allow or limit it. Previously, many apps were able to track you in the background without your knowledge. They were able to collect vast amounts of data on you, which they could use to target you with advertising. Along the same

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2019-09-23 10:34:00



Disney Plus is now available to preorder in US as Nov. 12 launch nears - CNET  

Disney's streaming service is getting ready for launch.

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2019-09-23 10:26:46



Google launches Play Pass subscription service, its $4.99 Apple Arcade rival - CNET  

The service includes games and other types of apps.

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2019-09-23 10:01:47



Our favorite meal-prep containers will get you excited to make lunch - CNET  

Now what to do with all the money you'll save?

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2019-09-23 09:37:06



Apple TV Plus: Launch date, price, shows and movies to expect - CNET  

Apple's Netflix rival launches Nov. 1 for $5 a month with nine programs.

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2019-09-23 08:35:13



Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn charged with fraud in US - Roadshow  

Ghosn has already agreed to a settlement that includes a $1 million penalty.

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2019-09-23 08:25:10



Aptiv and Hyundai form new joint venture focused on autonomous driving  

Automaker Hyundai is forming a new joint venture with autonomous driving technology company Aptiv, with both parties taking a 50 percent ownership stake in the new company. The goal of the new venture will be to develop Level 4 and Level 5 production-ready self-driving systems intended for commercialization, with the goal of making those available […]

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2019-09-23 08:19:49



Hyundai, Aptiv join forces for self-driving car technology - Roadshow  

The new joint venture will bear an autonomous vehicle platform by 2022, according to the companies.

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2019-09-23 08:03:13



Ask Slashdot: Could Climate Change Be Solved By Manipulating Photons in Space?  

Slashdot reader dryriver writes: Most "solutions" to climate change center on reducing greenhouse gas emissions on Earth and using renewable energy where possible. What if you could work a bit closer to the root of the problem, by thinking about the problem as an excess number of photons traveling from the Sun to the Earth? Would it be completely physically impossible to place or project some kind of electrical or other field into space that alters the flight paths of photons -- which are e

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2019-09-23 07:34:00



Google Assistant updates seek to calm privacy concerns over human review - CNET  

Changes include a requirement that users opt in for reviews of their voice recordings, as well as improvements on accidental triggerings of Assistant.

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2019-09-23 07:24:17



Best wireless headphones for making calls in 2019 - CNET  

Looking for a wireless headphone that's great for voice calling? Here are our top picks.

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2019-09-23 07:18:47



Oprah's Book Club comes to Apple TV+  

Apple and Oprah will be working together to bring Oprah’s Book Club to the Apple TV+ streaming service. In a new series, the talk show host and producer will interview the authors of her book club picks, starting with Ta-Nehisi Coates, the author of “The Water Dancer.” A new episode will then be available every […]

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2019-09-23 07:08:08



Chef CEO does an about face, says company will not renew ICE contract  

After stating clearly on Friday that he would honor a $95,000 contract with ICE, CEO Barry Crist must have had a change of heart over the weekend. In a blog post, this morning he wrote that the company would not be renewing the contract with ICE after all. “After deep introspection and dialog within Chef, […]

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2019-09-23 06:47:42



Programmer who took down open source pieces over Chef ICE contract responds  

On Friday afternoon Chef CEO Barry Crist and CTO Corey Scobie sat down with TechCrunch to defend their contract with ICE after a firestorm on social media called for them to cut ties with the controversial agency. On Sunday, programmer Seth Vargo, the man who removed his open source components, which contributed to a partial […]

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2019-09-23 05:46:43



SpaceX to share Starship progress update Saturday as it continues prototype construction  

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was in Boca Chica, Texas over the weekend to oversee key construction activities in the assembly of the company’s newest Starship prototype. Musk will deliver an update on Starship, which will likely recap progress to date and provide a more detailed roadmap of SpaceX’s plans for the future of its next-generation […]

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2019-09-23 05:26:13



Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: The best Galaxy phone to buy right now - CNET  

The size, price and specs all add up to the best phone for the most people.

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2019-09-23 05:22:45



Oprah's Book Club reveals first pick for new Apple TV Plus show - CNET  

Ta-Nehisi Coates will be her first guest when the series starts in November.

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2019-09-23 05:20:27



45 mesmerizing desk toys that could replace your Newton's cradle (pictures) - CNET  

These stress toys and mind-benders will space you out -- in a good way.

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2019-09-23 04:57:09



The Politician: Ryan Murphy tackles politics, teen angst in uneven Netflix show - CNET  

Review: Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Platt star in a dramedy that's equal parts political commentary and high school melodrama.

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2019-09-23 04:55:49



Five months later, Samsung's Galaxy Fold arrives this week  

There's fashionably late and then there's the Galaxy Fold. Initially scheduled for an April 22 launch, the device was delayed after multiple reviews returned broken devices. Samsung was quick to blame users, only to ultimately go back to the drawing board. A few months later, the company offered a broad September time frame. Samsung hit […]

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2019-09-23 04:53:41



2020 Hyundai Venue first drive review: Tart and tiny in the land of Oz - Roadshow  

Small but packed with flavor, Hyundai's newest SUV offers surprising fun and tech on a budget.

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2019-09-23 04:47:58



Galaxy Fold goes on sale in the US on Sept. 27 - CNET  

Samsung's revamped foldable became available in places like the UK and South Korea earlier this month.

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2019-09-23 04:45:57



Google Loans Cameras To Volunteers To Fill Gaps in 'Street View'  

NPR explains why a man "applied to borrow a 360-degree camera through Google's Street View camera loan program." Kanhema, who works as a product manager in Silicon Valley and is a freelance photographer in his spare time, volunteered to carry Google's Street View gear to map what amounted to 2,000 miles of his home country. The Berkeley, California, resident has filled in the map of other areas in Africa and Canada as well.... Google says it has "largely mapped" only 87 of nearly 200 countrie

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2019-09-23 04:34:00



The best robot vacuums of 2019: iRobot Roomba vs. Neato vs. the rest - CNET  

Robot vacuums are smarter and faster than ever before. Here are the best models you can buy right now.

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2019-09-23 04:23:30



China's lunar rover examines 'strange substance' found in moon crater - CNET  

New photos, but still no word on exactly what this mysterious moon material is.

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2019-09-23 04:13:23



Emmys 2019 memes: Big Game of Thrones win has some fans in a fiery rage - CNET  

Plus, Bob Newhart heckles Ben Stiller and Don Cheadle gets renamed Dan Chowder.

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2019-09-23 03:48:22



Google Play Pass launches with 350+ premium apps and games, initially for $1.99 per month  

Following the well-received launch of Apple Arcade, Google today is officially introducing its own take on subscription-based access to premium mobile games — or, Google’s case, premium mobile apps, too. The new Google Play Pass subscription, arriving this week, will offer over 350 apps and games that are completely unlocked, with no upfront fees, in-app […]

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2019-09-23 03:44:09



Best gaming chairs we've sat in for 2019 - CNET  

Thick, slim, short or tall, we tried gaming chairs for all.

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2019-09-23 03:28:27



Emmys 2019 red carpet: Twitter reacts to Gwendoline Christie, our lord and savior - CNET  

The Game of Thrones actor arrived at the Emmys cosplaying as Jesus Christ and it made perfect sense in every possible way.

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2019-09-23 03:17:32



GoPro teases next-generation action camera announcement for October 1  

GoPro’s successor to the Hero 7 is likely coming on October 1, as the action camera maker has posted a teaser with the date to its official website. The tagline “This is Action” appears over a fast cut mash-up of variety of shots, including off-road racing, underwater diving and what looks like close-up footage of […]

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2019-09-23 03:04:42



Apple's iOS 13.1 and iPadOS to arrive Sept. 24, almost a week early - CNET  

The iPhone software update will include bug fixes. And you'll also be able to access exclusive iPad features with its new software.

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2019-09-23 02:51:56



This Apple Watch clone is surprisingly good for just $31.49 - CNET  

It might be, er, time to readjust our expectations for super cheap wearables. Plus: This two-port USB wall charger is only six bucks.

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2019-09-23 02:47:36



iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max specs vs. iPhone XR, XS and XS Max: What's new and different - CNET  

We compare Apple's new iPhones with the ones from 2018 to see what's changed, spec-by-spec.

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2019-09-23 02:30:05



Japan's new climate minister pledges to make fighting climate change 'sexy' - CNET  

Stupid, sexy climate change.

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2019-09-23 02:29:13



Breaking Bad sequel El Camino gets a brand new trailer - CNET  

Jesse Pinkman is back and on the run.

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2019-09-23 02:28:10



Amazon's 'Fleabag' wins four Emmys, including best comedy series  

Amazon must be pretty happy after tonight’s primetime Emmy Awards, where its shows “Fleabag” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” dominated the comedy categories. “Fleabag” did particularly well, winning the big award for Comedy Series, as well as additional awards for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Phoebe Waller-Bridge, pictured above), Writing for a Comedy Series […]

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2019-09-23 02:09:22



Emmys 2019: From Game of Thrones to Fleabag, the full list of winners - CNET  

Bill Hader and Phoebe Waller-Bridge won big, while Emilia Clarke and Amy Adams lost out.

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2019-09-23 02:08:52



Game of Thrones takes out the Emmy for outstanding drama series - CNET  

After receiving a record amount of nominations at this years Emmys, Game of Thrones only comes away with two wins -- but takes the big one.

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2019-09-23 02:03:57



Do Coders Crave a Sense of Control?  

This week Stack Overflow's CEO/founder Joel Spolsky spoke to Clive Thompson, the tech journalist who just published the new book Coders: the Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World . "It's a sort of ethnographic history of this particular tribe," explains a blog post at Stack Overflow, "examining how software developers fit into the world of business and culture and how their role in society has shifted in recent decades. "The official conversation kicked off after a 15-minute ta

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2019-09-23 01:34:00



Kabbage founders drum up $11M for Drum, an SMB marketplace for sourcing salespeople, goods and services  

It’s often said that smaller businesses get the short end of the stick when it comes to technology solutions: they are more high-maintenance than consumers, but not as lucrative as larger enterprises, leaving them caught somewhere in an unsatisfying middle. But today, two serial entrepreneurs who have already built one big startup catering to SMBs […]

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2019-09-23 01:26:11



5 things you need to know about the 2020 Hyundai Venue video - Roadshow  

Hyundai goes small in a big way with its funky new entry-level crossover SUV.

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2019-09-23 01:25:03



How to watch Chicago vs. Washington Monday Night Football on ESPN tonight without cable - CNET  

The cord cutter's guide to watching the action tonight and every week of the 2019 NFL regular season.

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2019-09-23 01:02:53



Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 'Nog' Actor Aron Eisenberg Has Died at 50  

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Actor Aron Eisenberg, who played Nog on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, died Saturday at age 50, his wife Malíssa Longo posted on Facebook. "He was an intelligent, humble, funny, emphatic soul," Longo wrote. "He sought to live his life with integrity and truth. He was so driven to put the best he had into whatever work was put before him." The actor's cause of death wasn't released, but he underwent his second kidney transplant in 2015, StarTrek.com notes i

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2019-09-22 23:39:00



How the Microsoft Store Urges Customers To Trade In Their iPhones  

"Have you ever wondered how -- or even why -- Microsoft is offering $650 to switch from iPhone to Samsung's latest phones?" asks tech columnist Chris Matyszczyk. "A Microsoft store salesman enlightened me. It was spiritual, as much as factual." "This is a Microsoft store," I said. "Why are you pushing these?" "Because three weeks ago, you couldn't do what you can do now," he said. This was quite some drama. I hadn't heard that my life had changed just 21 days prior, but Oscar was

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2019-09-22 22:45:00



Is 'The Far Side' Comic Strip Coming Back?  

An anonymous reader quotes the Guardian: Fans of the surreal, the bizarre and sardonic anthropomorphic cows are in a fervour after The Far Side cartoonist Gary Larson's website was updated last weekend with promises of "a new online era", 24 years after the reclusive creator retired at the age of 44. Larson's iconic Far Side cartoons were syndicated in more than 1,900 daily newspapers from 1980 to 1995, treating readers to daily offerings from his offbeat visions of the world... His image o

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2019-09-22 21:37:00



US Military Apologizes For Joking about Bombing 'Millennials' Who Might Storm Area 51  

"The US military has been forced to apologise for tweeting that it would use stealth-bombers on 'millenials' who try to storm Area 51," reports Yahoo News UK: More than two million people signed up to a Facebook event recently which encouraged atendees to visit the top secret base in Nevada. But only a few thousand UFO enthusiasts turned up on Friday to the facility, which is rumoured to contain secrets about aliens. As hordes of enthusiasts turned up the PR arm of the US military, called the

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2019-09-22 20:39:00



As Adam Neumann reportedly faces pressure to step down, it's looking like a fight for life between WeWork and SoftBank  

According to a new WSJ report, certain members of WeWork’s seven-person board, which includes cofounder and CEO Adam Neumann, are planning to pressure Neumann to step down and instead become We’s non-executive chairman. The move, says the outlet, “would allow him to stay stay at the company he built into one of the country's most […]

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2019-09-22 20:27:29



Emmys 2019: Live updates, winners, reactions - CNET  

Did Game of Thrones win best drama? We watch as the envelopes open on TVs biggest night.

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2019-09-22 20:17:24



Apple Watch May Have Saved A Biker's Life  

"A Spokane man is saying that an Apple Watch helped save his dad's life following a bicycle crash at Doomsday Hill," reports a local TV station: According to a Facebook post, Gabe Burdett was on his way to meet up with his father Bob last weekend at Riverside State Park, but Bob wasn't at their meet up spot. Burdett received a text from his father's Apple Watch, which read, "Emergency SOS Bob Burdett called emergency services from this approximate location after Apple Watch detected a hard fa

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2019-09-22 19:34:00



The best facial recognition cameras of 2019 - CNET  

More and more home security cameras have facial recognition. Here are your best options.

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2019-09-22 19:18:41



Is Air Travel Really Bad For the Climate?  

"The best way to get oneself somewhere with the least impact on the climate is a lot more complex than it may seem at first glance," writes Slashdot reader Dan Drollette (who is also the deputy editor of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists). Slashdot reader Lasrick also submitted their report. A few excerpts: - For a short distance taking a train may be better than flying, but there is some ambiguity for long-distance travel. But no matter what mode of travel we choose, the distance trave

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2019-09-22 18:34:00



Pixel 4: 6 things Google needs to do to beat the iPhone 11 and Galaxy S10 - CNET  

Here's what the Pixel 4 needs to have to compete with Apple and Samsung.

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2019-09-22 18:32:05



Best AV receivers under $500 in 2019 - CNET  

We compared affordable, full-featured AV receivers from Denon, Onkyo, Sony and Yamaha. Which one wins?

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2019-09-22 18:15:38



Researchers Determine the 120 Most Surveilled (CCTV) Cities In the World  

dryriver writes: Comparitech.com has published a report and spreadsheet laying out how many CCTV cameras are in operation in 120 different cities around the world, and data for the crime rates in these cities. The report notes "We found little correlation between the number of public CCTV cameras and crime or safety." 8 of the 10 most surveilled cities are in China, even though London and Atlana also make the cut, and the report says that — depending on what numbers you believe —

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2019-09-22 17:34:00



iPhone 11 and 11 Pro drop test: We couldn't crack these phones, but we broke the camera - CNET  

We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought.

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2019-09-22 16:45:24



As Criticism Grows After Crashes, Boeing Committee May Recommend Organizational Changes  

McGruber summarizes an article in the New York Times: A small committee of Boeing's board is expected to call for several meaningful changes to the way the company is structured. The commitee may recommend that Boeing change aspects of its organizational structure, call for the creation of new groups focused on safety and encourage the company to consider making changes to the cockpits of future airplanes to accommodate a new generation of pilots, some of whom may have less training. Curr

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2019-09-22 16:34:00



The Best Web Hosting Providers for 2019 - CNET  

Find the best web hosting providers using price comparisons and reviews from our expert hosting editor. You can also find hosting for different needs like e-commerce, enterprise, specific content management systems and more.

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2019-09-22 16:15:51



The Ozone Layer Is On Track To Completely Repair Itself by the 2060s  

pgmrdlm quotes a report from SBS: The world's ozone layer is on track to be completely healed by the 2060s, according to modelling by the UN's environmental agency (UNEP). In the past 19-years, parts of the ozone layer have recovered at a rate of one to three per cent every ten years, UNEP has found. If this continues, the Northern Hemisphere's ozone layer is set to heal completely by the 2030s, the Southern Hemisphere by the 2050s, and the polar regions in the following decade. As we rightl

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2019-09-22 15:34:00



Did a Prehistoric Asteroid Breakup Shower Earth With Enough Dust To Change the Climate?  

Applehu Akbar writes: CNN reports this week on a paper describing a hypothesis that the breakup of a large asteroid 466 million years ago generated enough dust in Earth's orbit to substantially change the terrestrial climate for an extended period. This would have triggered an 'Ordovician icehouse' climate event, with major effects on biology. "The 93-mile-wide asteroid was in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter when it collided with something else and broke apart, creating a

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2019-09-22 14:34:00



Emmy-nominated VR film Traveling While Black puts you in the Jim Crow era - CNET  

Watching the moving film, it feels like you're part of the conversation on race and inequality in America.

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2019-09-22 14:19:29



Debian May Need To Re-Evaluate Its Interest In 'Init System Diversity'  

"Debian Project Leader Sam Hartman has shared his August 2019 notes where he outlines the frustrations and issues that have come up as a result of init system diversity with some developers still aiming to viably support systemd alternatives within Debian," reports Phoronix: Stemming from elogind being blocked from transitioning to testing and the lack of clarity into that, Hartman was pulled in to try to help mediate the matter and get to the bottom of the situation with a lack of cooperatio

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2019-09-22 13:34:00



Earth may be in its hottest five-year period ever recorded - CNET  

Scientists sound the alarm ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit.

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2019-09-22 12:03:18



This new iOS 13 trick fixes an annoying iPhone quirk - CNET  

We found a hidden feature that will make watching YouTube and Netflix that much better.

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2019-09-22 11:54:56



'Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates' Premieres on Netflix  

hcs_$reboot shared this report about Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, a new three-part documentary that debuted Friday on Netflix from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim: The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist is asked what his worst fear is. It's not family tragedy or personal pain. "I don't want my brain to stop working," he responds... A portrait emerges of a visionary who gnaws on his eyeglasses' arms, downs Cokes and is relentlessly optimistic that

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2019-09-22 11:34:00



Buying a new router? Understand these Wi-Fi basics first - CNET  

Router lingo gets confusing fast -- here's what all of those terms, numbers and letters actually mean.

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2019-09-22 11:32:59



Our motto: Dronepocalypse Now  

Last week someone knocked out 5% of world oil production with a small swarm of drones and cruise missiles, and in doing so, inaugurated “a change in the nature of warfare globally,” to quote The Independent. These were relatively crude drones, too. Let’s pause a moment to imagine what happens if and when sophisticated autonomous […]

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2019-09-22 11:14:48



The only reason to get a Switch Lite video - CNET  

The Nintendo Switch Lite may not actually "switch," but if you're not concerned about having a home console it's a great way to get access to the platform's ridiculously good library of games.

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2019-09-22 11:10:11



How to watch Jets vs. Patriots, Saints vs. Seahawks and more Week 3 NFL football without cable - CNET  

The cord cutter's guide to watching the action today and every day of the 2019 NFL regular season.

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2019-09-22 10:12:29



Amazon looks to expand Alexa's world amid growing privacy concerns - CNET  

The online retailer will hold a product launch Wednesday, with Alexa expected to go into earbuds and maybe even a robot.

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2019-09-22 09:54:20



Monster smackdown: Vote to rank the fiercest movie beasts ever - CNET  

With Halloween around the corner, we want to know which movie monsters you think would win in a fight.

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2019-09-22 09:48:56



Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Aron Eisenberg has died at 50 - CNET  

He played Nog, the first Ferengi to join Starfleet.

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2019-09-22 09:45:26



The iPhone 11 has a few more features than we first thought - CNET  

We take a look at a few features you may have missed.

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2019-09-22 09:35:47



Emmys 2019 red carpet: Twitter reacts to Gwendoline Christie, our lord and savior - CNET  

Gwendoline Christie arrived to the Emmys 2019 cosplaying as Jesus Christ and it made perfect sense in every possible way.

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2019-09-22 09:15:55



All the ways the iPhone, iPad browser finally grow up in iOS 13 - CNET  

Apple blesses its Safari browser with the desktop-class tools we've been craving for too long.

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2019-09-22 09:08:23



Ad Astra: How Brad Pitt helped nail the space epic's ending - CNET  

Director James Gray also shares how the movie tackled moon myths and Trump's Space Command.

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2019-09-22 08:20:33



iPhone 11 and 11 Pro drop test: We couldn't crack these phones, but we broke the camera - CNET  

We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought.

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2019-09-22 07:45:59



Ask Slashdot: How Will 2019 Look To People 20 Years From Now?  

Here's an interesting thought exercise from Slashdot reader dryriver : What is likely to be so different about living in 2039 that it makes our current present in 2019 feel badly dated in many ways? And can we learn lessons about what we are not doing particularly well today in 2019 -- in the technology field for example -- by imagining ourselves looking back at a long bygone 2019 from 20 years in the future...? Will everything from our current clothing, 4K 2D TVs and film VFX to our comput

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2019-09-22 07:34:00



Emmys 2019: Start time, how to watch or stream online and winner predictions - CNET  

Will Game of Thrones win absolutely everything? The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards air tonight and cord cutters don't have to miss any of the action.

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2019-09-22 06:46:03



5 ways to make Google Home talk nerdy to you - CNET  

Google Home can say it better, clearer or not at all when you give it these simple commands.

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2019-09-22 06:44:12



iOS 13: Top 5 new security and privacy features for your iPhone - CNET  

Apple's doubling down on privacy with this latest software update.

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2019-09-22 06:31:16



Original Content podcast: Netflix's 'Terrace House' is still the most soothing reality show around  

“Terrace House” (a co-production between Netflix and Fuji Television) is back, and it hasn’t changed much since we reviewed it last year. As with previous seasons, “Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020” features six cast members (three men and three women, mostly in their twenties) who all live in a house together. Rather than manufacturing competition or […]

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2019-09-22 05:53:43



Emmys 2019: How to watch tonight, start time and winner predictions - CNET  

Will Game of Thrones be crowned the best TV show? Will Netflix beat HBO? The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards air tonight and cord cutters don't have to miss any of the action.

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2019-09-22 05:51:16



Vote now: Who would win in this epic movie monster fight? - CNET  

Vote up on Pennywise. Vote down on Godzilla. Or vice versa! The Thing, Pennywise, Annabelle, Smaug -- it's your chance to see which movie monster belongs at the top of our list.

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