Net neutrality rules may be thrown out in December

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai (center) has said he supports net neutrality in principle.  STEVE BALDERSON/FCC Landmark regulations protecting content online may begin to unravel next week.  The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected to roll out plans to hold a final vote on a major 2015 net neutrality order that bars […]

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SpaceX to launch its most mysterious payload yet

A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the mysterious “Zuma” awaits launch Tuesday night. SpaceX SpaceX is taking on another secret mission in Florida on Thursday. Elon Musk’s rocket company will be sending a mysterious payload known only as “Zuma” into low earth orbit from Cape Canaveral. That will be followed by the company’s signature rocket landing and […]

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Report: Tech giants can do more to keep kids from cobalt mines

Tech companies are still not doing enough to stop kids from working in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to international human rights organization Amnesty International. While tech giants including Apple, Samsung and Dell are making some progress, more needs to be done to stop children as young as 7 years […]

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Amazon’s Black Friday deals include Echo Dot for just $30

The Echo Dot, which is usually priced at $50, will be on sale Black Friday for $20 off. Taylor Martin/CNET For this Black Friday, Amazon is offering dozens of deals on TVs, Amazon devices, video games, toys and smart-home gadgets. The e-commerce giant on Tuesday revealed a slew of its planned price cuts just ahead […]

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CNET Book Club, Episode 3: ‘Artemis’ by Andy Weir

“I’ve got a gun, and I’m telling you, you can’t stay,” says author Andy Weir, describing a hypothetical sci-fi role-playing exercise where subjects are forced to board a time machine and strand themselves at any one-hundred-year increment in the past (1917, 1817, 1717, and so on).  His point is that most people, correctly in his […]

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Lyft expands to Toronto, moving beyond US for the first time

Since its inception, Lyft has kept its operations firmly within the borders of the US. But that’s about to change. Lyft announced on Monday that it would expand its operations north of the border to Canada — specifically, Toronto. It will operate exactly as it does in the US: Riders can open Lyft’s app, request […]

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Lyft expands to Toronto, moving beyond US for the first time

Since its inception, Lyft has kept its operations firmly within the borders of the US. But that’s about to change. Lyft announced on Monday that it would expand its operations north of the border to Canada — specifically, Toronto. It will operate exactly as it does in the US: Riders can open Lyft’s app, request […]

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Amazon Christmas ad outrages parents by seeming to deny Santa

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Heresy. Pure heresy. Amazon/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Kids, please don’t read this.  Go play your video games or waft to Snapchat to look at fascinating pictures. This is for adults only. You see, Amazon has just released a Christmas […]

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Apple’s iPhone autocorrect issue mocked by Ohio State fans

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Really quite funny. screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Last week, the iPhone X became the A[?]Phone X.  Or something close to that. For many people who’d downloaded iOS 11.1, every time they tried to type an “I,” the phone would autocorrect […]

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What to play this weekend: Doom, Need for Speed, Horizon

Yes, it plays Doom. No hacks required. GameSpot Other Sean here — remember me? When I’m not busy writing phone reviews (have you seen our Razer Phone unboxing?) I’ve been testing out the new Xbox One X that just came out this week. I’ve gotta say, it makes Quantum Break downright playable. (It was super […]

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2018 Ram Hydro Blue Sport is a rolling Eifel 65 tribute

Rarely do I look at a car and say, “This is the perfect vehicle for Tobias Fünke,” but today is that day, and it’s all thanks to the 2018 Ram 1500. Ram this week unveiled the 2018 Hydro Blue Sport special edition. This will be the final Sport-based special edition of the year, and it […]

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