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Can Facebook solve its violent video problem? - CNET

As more videos involving murder and violence crop up on the social network, pressure is mounting for Facebook to gain control.
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Amazon Echo with a built-in screen may be on deck next month - CNET

The device, code named "Knight," could make the Echo more useful for video chats and online shopping.
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Ransomware became three times as expensive in 2016 - CNET

The average price to free your computer from ransomware used to be $294. It's more than tripled in the last year.
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Head trip: The experience of broadcasting an NBA game in VR - CNET

NextVR made sports history by broadcasting weekly NBA games in virtual reality. The next step is getting people to watch.
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Battery-boosted mountain bikes charge onto the trails - CNET

Electric mountain bikes will help propel you farther into the wilderness and faster up the hills. But is it really bicycling?
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It's electric! Mountain bike racing gets recharged - CNET

Now in its second year, the Sea Otter Classic's eMTB race sent riders through a sand bog, over boulders and up steep hills.
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Get a set of sport Bluetooth earphones for $9 - CNET

Yes, another one, but these have the all-important earloop to keep them in place during vigorous exercise. Plus: the cable-management board returns, a Bloom County comics bundle arrives and a sweet giveaway, er, arrives also!
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BlackBerry's keyboard phone sells May 31, comes to Sprint this summer - CNET

Preorders for the ambitious Android phone with the QWERTY keyboard will begin as early as May 18.
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Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite - CNET

Users of Facebook Lite will find new features borrowed from the original app, with India-specific camera effects too.
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MIT built a robot that can 3D print a building - CNET

A robotic system developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can 3D print the basic structure of a building.
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Your smart electricity meter could be a security risk - CNET

A new report details how hackers could use your smart meter to figure out what you're doing at home -- and when you're out.
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'Mad Max: Fury Road' has 2 finished sequel scripts already - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:34
There are no dates yet, but director George Miller is ready to head out to "The Wasteland" to revisit the 2015 blockbuster hit.
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Fallout is bringing post-apocalyptic warfare to your tabletop - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:23
Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG is entering the tabletop wargaming space in November with Fallout: Wasteland Warfare.
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BBC interview-bombing kids could get their own cartoon pilot - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:15
The adorable toddlers who crashed the BBC's interview with their father Robert Kelly are now being immortalised as a cartoon.
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Dawn spacecraft malfunctions ahead of Ceres observation - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:01
NASA's protoplanet probe's third reaction wheel has failed in the lead-up to observations of Ceres' weird bright patch.
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Unroll.me co-founder calls users naive - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:21
Commentary: The co-founder of the company that reportedly tracked Lyft receipts and sold the data to Uber tries to defend the practice.
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I broke up with bike sharing after one horrible crash - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 04:44
Commentary: My love affair with bike sharing was an emotional roller coaster ride that crashed.
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Galaxy S8 gets mercilessly flamed by Stephen Colbert - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 03:08
Commentary: The fire jokes won't die, as the late-night host presents a parody ad.
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Samsung sees Galaxy S8 boost but warns of competition ahead - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 02:02
Company benefited from components sales in the first quarter and expects mobile to rebound with the Galaxy S8. But it's worried about the next iPhone.
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Unroll.me hit with privacy suit over alleged sale of user data - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:09
The inbox cleanup service has been accused of violating federal privacy laws by allegedly harvesting user data.
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