Parler Finds a Reprieve in Russia—but Not a Solution

Wired Tech Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 02:02
The far-right platform still hasn’t found a US-based home. Where it lands could have serious consequences for its users’ privacy.
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Bill Gates says he's ready to work with President Biden on COVID, climate - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 00:57
The Microsoft co-founder urges mask-wearing, sees the nation getting closer to a more normal life.
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The Strange Theater of Watching the Inauguration Online

Wired Tech Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:44
Few people could witness Joe Biden and Kamala Harris get sworn in in person. Instead, we watched (and tried to make sense of it all) online.
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Life-size NASA Perseverance rover snow sculpture brings Mars to Earth - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:23
It's cold on Mars, and it's cold in Iowa.
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Inauguration memes: Bernie Sanders' huge mittens, Lady Gaga's big dove pin - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:06
Senator Sanders is dressed for comfort and doesn't care who knows it.
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2021 Porsche Taycan looks rad in Frozen Berry Metallic - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 23:00
Porsche's entry-level Taycan has an $81,250 starting price.
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Turn your desktop into an invisible wireless charging pad and get a $35 power bank for free - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:44
Affix the UTS-1 Wireless Charger to the underside of your tabletop for up to 9 watts of fast wireless charging.
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President Joe Biden's middle name is Robinette, and here's why - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:59
The new commander-in-chief has a highly unusual middle name that some became aware of for the first time on Inauguration Day.
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Snag a Google Nest Hub for just $49 at your local Walmart - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:53
Here's your chance to score one of the best deals ever on this smart screen, provided your store has inventory.
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Amazon says it wants to help Biden reach 100M vaccination goal - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:46
The tech giant says it's "prepared to move quickly" to help administer vaccines.
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Volkswagen Golf is officially dead in the US - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:02
VW will pull its longstanding hatchback from the US market for good, giving us a final answer to a question posed two years ago.
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The best budgeting app for 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 21:00
Need to get your spending on track but not sure where to start? Check out the best budgeting apps to find the right one for you.
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During inauguration, 'modern technology' of fast photos wows politicians - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:34
Just wait until Congress discovers the existence of Polaroids.
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This is probably the new Toyota 86's front bumper - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:33
We already saw the new Subaru BRZ, so its Toyota twin likely isn't far behind.
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Hear American Anthem, the patriotic song Biden quoted during inauguration - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:18
The lyrics from Gene Scheer's contemplative song anchored an address focused on unifying a divided country.
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How HBO's The Flight Attendant and Dear White People changed Griffin Matthews - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 20:00
On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the wonderful actor, artist and activist opens up about both shows. He also explains why he thought it was a good idea to raise chickens during a pandemic.
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Kia will lead Apple Car project work under Hyundai Motor, report says - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 19:47
A Korean report placed Kia as the brand that will lead Apple Car work amid rumors Hyundai Motor is close to finalizing a partnership with the tech giant.
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A Site Published Every Face From Parler's Capitol Riot Videos

Wired Tech Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 19:31
Faces of the Riot used open source software to detect, extract, and deduplicate every face from the 827 videos taken from the insurrection on January 6.
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See President Joe Biden's first tweet as POTUS: 'No time to waste' - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 19:00
The new president, and Vice President Kamala Harris, have taken over the official Twitter accounts.
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White House website switch has a secret message for coders - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 18:52
US Digital Services could be looking for applicants.
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