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iPhone 12 drop test results are in: Ceramic shield is as tough as it sounds - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 11:00
We dropped and scraped the iPhone 12 to find out how much the new "ceramic shield" screen can handle. Spoiler: It's a lot more than a six-foot drop.
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Mark Kelly’s Been To Space. Can He Make it to Capitol Hill?

Wired Tech Stories - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 11:00
Mark Kelly isn’t the first former NASA astronaut to run for office, but if he’s elected he’ll be the only one to make it to Congress on his first shot.
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An Algorithm Blocked Kidney Transplants to Black Patients

Wired Tech Stories - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 11:00
A formula for assessing the gravity of kidney disease is one of many that is adjusted for race. The practice can exacerbate health disparities.
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5G is here. Now what? - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:40
The next generation of wireless tech has arrived. Here's how 5G will reshape business, spur fresh innovation, and yes -- make your phone faster.
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Facebook reportedly prepping for possible post-election unrest - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 22:45
Internal tools will be used to slow the spread of viral content and suppress potentially inflammatory posts, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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WWE Hell in a Cell 2020: Live updates, results and match ratings - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 22:29
Live on the WWE Network right now.
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US has authority to ban TikTok, Trump administration says - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 16:50
Ban falls under president's powers to protect national security, government lawyers argue.
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The 15 Best Wireless Headphones for Everyone

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 13:00
These cans and earbuds sound like a million bucks, even if you're on a budget.
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How to Shop for Halloween Costumes in This Bizarre Year

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 13:00
There are still safe ways to celebrate and break the stress. Here are some places to find costumes, including adaptable and accesible ones—and DIY advice.
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iPhone 12 Pro cameras show off around Lake Tahoe - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
Sunsets, sunrises, wide vistas and aquamarine waters give ample evidence of another leap forward in mobile photography.
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Photos shot on iPhone 12 Pro around Lake Tahoe - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
A day around the lake using the three lenses on Apple's new iPhone 12 Pro, and the software updates.
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On the Week of the Election, Social Media Must Go Dark

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
CEOs should voluntarily shut down their platforms to help stanch the spread of misinformation—and protect democracy.
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Scientists Discover the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
Physicists finally achieved the long-sought goal, but there’s a catch: Their compound requires crushing pressures to keep from falling apart.
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4 Ways to Sell or Trade In Your Old iPhone

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 12:00
If you plan to upgrade to Apple's new models, don't forget to cash in on your old one.
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I Didn’t Want to Love Zooming on My Facebook Portal—but I Do

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 11:00
Stop trying to duct-tape a ring light to your laptop, and get yourself a dedicated videophone.
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How to Clean Up Your Digital History

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 11:00
There are plenty of reasons to declutter your online traces. Here's how to tidy up.
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The Unsinkable Maddie Stone, Google's Bug-Hunting Badass

Wired Tech Stories - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 11:00
The Project Zero reverse engineer shuts down some of the world's most dangerous exploits—along with antiquated hacker stereotypes.
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Samsung Chairman Lee, the man who made the company an electronics giant, dies at 78 - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 03:06
Kun-Hee Lee has been hospitalized for years, but Samsung didn't specify what caused his death.
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Best life insurance companies for 2020 - CNET

CNET News - Sun, 10/25/2020 - 00:05
Everything you need to know about the best type of policies and the insurance companies that sell them.
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Facebook, NYU researchers tussle over political ads on the social network - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 22:18
Researchers at New York University are using a browser plug-in to gather info on how political advertisements are being targeted on Facebook. The social network has insisted they stop.
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