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Vaping Won't Keep Young People From Smoking Cigarettes Later

Wired Tech Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:00
It won't prevent teens from later becoming smokers. But some health experts say that focusing on the risk of addicting new smokers cuts off a chance to help adults quit.
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Biden’s Covid Plan Will Define His Presidency

Wired Tech Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:00
It’s not just about the pandemic. How the new administration handles Covid-19 will be a test of every one of its policies—and its values.
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Palantir’s God’s-Eye View of Afghanistan

Wired Tech Stories - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:00
The company’s software can sift through enormous amounts of data, and those metrics can be used to make life-or-death decisions.
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Mercedes-Benz EQA debuts as the automaker's entry-level EV - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:00
The EQA has great standard tech and a handsome face, but we don't yet know if it'll come to the US.
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MediaTek's new chipsets pack in features for high-end phones -- but not faster 5G - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 07:20
The Dimensity 1100 and 1200 will first arrive in China in handsets made by realme, Vivo, Oppo and Xiaomi.
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President Trump pardons ex-Uber and Google engineer Anthony Levandowski - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 06:33
The former self-driving car engineer plead guilty to stealing trade secrets.
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President Trump pardons rapper Lil Wayne, commutes Kodak Black's sentence - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 06:16
The award-winning rapper, whose real name is Wayne Michael Carter Jr., was to be sentenced later this month for felony gun possession. Another rapper, Kodak Black, gets a commuted sentence.
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Inauguration Day a palindrome that won't happen again for 1,000 years - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 05:35
Get ready, number lovers -- 2021 has a total of 22 reversible dates.
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Trump signs order aimed at thwarting cyber interference - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 04:20
Order comes on Trump's last full day in office.
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100-million-year old beetle fossil sheds light on family of ancient bugs - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 04:04
A well-preserved beetle fossil from the Cretaceous period may be the missing fossil link to today's firefly.
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Lady Gaga's pre-inauguration look is straight outta Star Wars - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 02:41
Her white cape and fancy updo turn the singer into "Princess Slaya."
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Best espresso machine for 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 01:00
To enjoy great espresso at home, you'll have to invest in a quality machine. Here's a list of our favorite models we tested from Breville, Nespresso, Mr. Coffee, Cuisinart, DeLonghi and others.
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Self-driving startup Aurora partners with heavy truck company Paccar - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 00:30
The two companies are already testing self-driving trucks in Texas.
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The best cheap gaming keyboards to rev up your work-from-home experience - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 00:30
Improve your stats "in the office" and after hours with a good gaming keyboard that's less than $100.
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Best wireless earbuds and headphones for Samsung phones - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 00:00
Looking for new wireless headphones for the Galaxy S20? Here are CNET's top picks.
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Biden and Harris announce White House science team - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:49
The presidential science advisor is being elevated to the Cabinet level for the first time.
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Lincoln Corsair EV coming in 2026, report says - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:36
The electric Lincoln SUV would be one of five new EVs Ford will build in Canada later this decade.
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First look at the 2021 Ford Bronco First Edition's Onyx Black interior - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:15
We get our first real look at the interior of what could be the rarest spec of Ford's upcoming Bronco SUV.
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The base Porsche Taycan has rear-wheel drive and an $81,250 price tag - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:03
Porsche's entry-level Taycan EV offers as much as 469 horsepower, and yes, you can get it in pink.
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Scientists count elephants from space with satellites and computer smarts - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 22:55
The world's largest land animal is still hard to monitor in the wild, but satellites could make it easier.
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