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'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

Annalise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away.
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Tech investor accused of sexual harassment takes leave - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 01:16
Justin Caldbeck, co-founder of Silicon Valley VC firm Binary Capital, apologizes to those he hurt and "to the greater tech ecosystem."
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Is Uber 2.0 now possible after CEO’s departure? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:32
Uber may get a fresh start after Travis Kalanick's resignation this week. But any new CEO needs to own up to the company's past -- and watch out for the old one's continued involvement.
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20 of the best 'Game of Thrones' fan theories - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:46
Who's going to kill whom? Who's already dead? And who will ride the dragons?
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Instagram 'Favorites' list lets you control who sees your pics - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:23
Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world.
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Tweeters riled by CEOs 'experiencing' homelessness via VR - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:01
Commentary: A video of business people donning VR headsets posted to Twitter by a homelessness charity in Australia makes many think of a painful dystopian future.
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Russians make a fidget spinner out of... cars? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:54
This trend has officially gone too far.
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New Apple Store gets a MacBook roof - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:31
The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 said to cost $900, launch in September - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:20
If rumors are true, the Note 8 will be Samsung's most expensive Galaxy phone to date.
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The 3:59 extended edition: Are you an iPad Pro or Surface Pro? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:48
Here's the full podcast and YouTube post-show from one of our favorite episodes this week.
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The 404 Show 1704: What is Amazon gonna do with all these Whole Foods? (podcast) - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:41
Who else better to talk about Amazon's jaw-dropping purchase of Whole Foods than the man who covers the company for CNET? Ben Fox Rubin is back to share his thoughts on the deal and sticks around long enough to get an E3 2017 debriefing.
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Laugh it up! 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' marathon on the way - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:26
In the not-too-distant future, 38 classic episodes of the movie-mocking show will be livestreaming.
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Google won't scan your Gmail anymore for ad targeting - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:17
The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like it doesn't have all your info anyway.
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Facebook wants to save the world. You've got work to do - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:14
The social network, dealing with existential questions about its role in the world, isn't just about connecting everyone. It now wants to try to help people get along.
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How the iPhone came to be (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 89) - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:06
It's the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and Apple's Scott Forstall talks about how the iPhone happened. So which came first -- the iPhone or the iPad?
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Microsoft ransomware-protected Windows 10 S gets hack-tested - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:56
We asked a leading security researcher to test Microsoft's claim that "no known ransomware" installs on its newest, locked down version of Windows 10.
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Dodge Demon acknowledgement letter ensures owners don't screw it up - Roadshow

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:26
Owners can still do what they want, but Dodge gives some pretty good advice in this document.
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Mysterious Planet 10 could be hiding out beyond Pluto - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:37
Move over, Planet 9. There's a new possible planet lurking out in the solar system and it could be messing with a whole lot of distant space rocks.
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Affordable adventure in the $25,895 2018 Subaru Outback - Roadshow

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:30
The prices aren't much higher than last year, which is always nice.
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Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:17
Here are the important things you need to know about Samsung’s new voice app.
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