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How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
As Uber rolls out its driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Google futurist Ray Kurzweil says he's still working out the moral dilemma in the case of a potentially fatal accident by an autonomous vehicle.
Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticism - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The social network adds a more automated design that strips human-written descriptions from its list of popular topics, following months of criticism over how it displayed news stories.
What you should know about the iPhone 6's 'Touch Disease' (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 52) - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
It's time to update your iPhone's software right now. Also, is the iPhone 6S really faster than the Note 7? And Apple Music starts to flex its muscle.
Is Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music? - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
When singers and bands give exclusives to subscription-music rivals like Apple and Tidal, Spotify is depressing those musicians in search results, a report says. Spotify says that's not true.
Facebook changes to Trending topics after criticism - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Facebook's added a more automated design that strips the descriptions from Facebooks' trending topics, after months of criticism over how its employees display news stories.
Whoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmower - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
British group sent out a red alert for scenic aurora borealis, but uh, a staffer on a riding mower just drove too close to the sensor.
Facebook's change to Trending topics makes you read less - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
A more automated design strips the descriptions from Facebooks' trending topics. You'll have to hover to see more.
Styley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speed - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
New postage honoring 50 years of obeying the prime directive will soon whisk your letters to any starfleet address...on this planet at least.
Alexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hub - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Lowe's Iris system for home control now lets you adjust lights and temperature using the Amazon Echo, and your voice.
Stormtrooper who bonked head in original Star Wars movie has died - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
British actor Michael Leader will be remembered for his long-term role on the BBC's popular "EastEnders," but the famed space blooper will never be forgotten.
NBA 2K17 is doing something the franchise has never done before - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Watch a new video and get all the details on NBA 2K17's "The Prelude."
Xbox boss talks Scorpio, cross-play with PS4 - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Is Scorpio hurting Xbox One S sales? Will there ever be cross-play between Xbox One and PS4? Xbox boss responds to those questions.
GIFs show how we'd all survive Mars without Matt Damon - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
We'll all have to breathe, eat and drink when we colonize Mars. These cartoons show how we'll reuse waste and pollutants to do it -- just like Mark Watney in "The Martian."
No, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in tech - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Technically Incorrect: You thought that coding is where the money is? A new report says that isn't true.
Nintendo on its theme park plans -- 'It's a huge opportunity' - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The company says the teams at Universal and Nintendo are working well together; no timeline yet for when park may open.
Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for September 2016 - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
"Marvel's Luke Cage" and "Narcos" anchor a heavy-hitting September for Netflix.
The Bowlus Road Chief is the original aluminum travel trailer - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
First built in 1934, two years before the Airstream came to be, the Bowlus Road Chief is back and it's chock full of 21st century technology.
Rollers, Nissans, rivals and puppies: Our week on Instagram - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
We *really* love dogs.
Just drop some sarcasm? Your computer might pick it up soon - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Joined by Yahoo, a group of researchers wants to help computers understand your most ironic wordplay. As if.
U.S. Cellular's new share plans bump up the data - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The regional carrier's plans inch up both your data package and monthly prices, but you can change your plan at any time.
Resident Evil 7 weapons, story details confirmed by ESRB rating - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
In Resident Evil 7, you'll use weapons like shotguns, chainsaws, and flamethrowers.
iOS 9.3.5 patches up big holes - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Update your iOS devices -- a trio of security flaws could lead to trouble.
Snakes on a cell tower: T-Mobile photo full of nope nope nope - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Paging Samuel L. Jackson! You're needed immediately at a T-Mobile cell tower to deal with some $@*$%!# snakes.
Ax handle made using gummy bears looks handy and delicious - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Made from gummy bears, resin and a double ax head, this gadget looks more like a snack than a signature lumberjack tool.
BMW will soon turn your 5 Series into a surveillance device - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
Its Remote View 3D technology could be used in a number of ways, most of which are thankfully not creepy.
Spotify exec says album exclusives are bad for everyone - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Spotify won't try to lure subscribers with promises of albums and songs you can only get from its premium service, according to an interview with Billboard.
Pokemon Go captures 55M mobile users in first month - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The mobile app was an immediate sensation when it launched in July. Now questions are cropping up over whether it can keep it up.
Sitting in traffic isn't just bad for your mood, it's bad for your health - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
A new study finds that pollution levels in cars can be 40 percent higher while idling in traffic.
The 404 Show 1673: Proxima b, Uber's big loss, unsubscribable email lists (podcast) - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Giant Bomb's Vinny Caravella talks with Jeff about Proxima b, how hard it is to actually unsubscribe from certain email lists and what Uber's $1.27 billion loss means for the future of the shared economy.
Porsche's first real utility vehicle dates back to the 1950s - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
Plus, it might have the coolest name of any Porsche model ever.
Who's the deadliest cybernetic villain in movies? Hint: Cartman would approve - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
An entertaining analysis examines Darth Vader, Agent Smith and a dozen other baddies, and comes up with one colossal champion.
Your next iPhone might be able to protect itself from thieves - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Apple is considering ways to empower the iPhone with active protections after being stolen, according to a new patent application.
Nissan gets Sirius about offering free Travel Link access for three years - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
Who doesn't like free stuff, especially when it can improve your commute?
Hyundai creates the Voltron of connected-car apps - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
It's merged its Blue Link and Car Care mobile apps to create MyHyundai with Blue Link.
That dragon, rust: Mazda recalls 190,000 SUVs over suspension separation - Roadshow - Aug 26, 2016
Is there anything that water and salt can't screw up?
Jar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parody - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
This fan-made trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" gives you exactly what you never wanted -- more Jar Jar Binks.
Amazon reveals plans for new bookstore in Chicago - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The new store, expected to open next year, will be the online retailer's fourth Amazon Books location.
AmazonFresh customers: Beware of the $5 Snickers bar - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Some potential bugs on Amazon could be unnecessarily costing customers of its grocery service a lot more money.
Crave giveaway: Awesome CNET Moving Day Grab Bag - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
As CNET cleans up before our remodel, one reader will clean up too. This week's free goods include a tough laptop backpack, a hardcover book filled with game art and earphones shaped like devil horns.
Nest plans to enlist 50K California customers in conservation program - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The program could alleviate potential energy shortages, especially after a major gas leak in Southern California last year restricted supplies.
CNET UK podcast 495: Android Nougat arrives, Pokefever on the wane and five years of Tim Cook - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
How has Apple changed after half a decade with Cook at the helm? Plus, Pokemon Go shows signs of decline -- but is that so surprising, or even a big problem?
Apple reportedly readying iPhone for Japan with tap-to-pay - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The iPhone maker is developing a handset that will tap FeliCa, the mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan.
Sprint launches pricier unlimited plan with HD video - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile, Sprint's "Unlimited Freedom Premium" plan is $20 more than its $60 unlimited plan.
Defense Department wants you to design its next biohazard suit - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The Pentagon is crowdsourcing ideas for the next generation of protective gear for soldiers, offering a total of $250,000 in prizes.
Twitter may finally have a solution to its troll epidemic - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The company is reportedly working on a tool to let people filter out offensive tweets.
Aloft hotels will let you control your room with Siri - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
These "smart hotel" rooms will debut in Boston and in Santa Clara, California.
Homeland Security investigating Leslie Jones website hack - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
The attack that saw the "Ghostbusters" star's personal information leaked to the web is now under investigation by US authorities.
Do we even need game consoles? Chat with us live at 3:30 p.m. ET - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
Now that Sony is bringing its PlayStation games to Windows, should you even bother getting a dedicated game machine? Tell us what you think for today's live show.
Isolation, desperation and tech in the refugee crisis: Girt by CNET podcast 84 - CNET - Aug 26, 2016
We took a break from our usual podcast chat about new phones and high-tech gadgets this week to take a look at a tech issue that is really making waves beyond Australia's shores.
'Rick and Morty' co-creator wants to hire you for his VR world - CNET - Aug 25, 2016
Writer, producer and voice actor Justin Roiland says he wants to make "super duper games" through his new VR development company, Squanchtendo Games.