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Volkswagen to stop selling most of its vehicles in South Korea - Roadshow

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:30
This makes the diesel stop-sale in the US seem like a small hiccup.
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Nvidia's new $1,200 Titan X graphics card is an absolute monster - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:07
The American chipmaker has just unveiled its most powerful graphics card yet -- but it comes at a cost.
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Join Jelastic at HostingCon 2016

Next week we are going to participate at HostingCon 2016, the global event for the cloud and service provider ecosystem. The conference will be held on 24-27th of July in New Orleans, the motherland of jazz. The chief aim of the conference is to gather hosting experts from all over...

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Nintendo's tiny NES Classic Edition comes to Comic-Con - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:37
The new miniature NES Classic Edition is on display alongside the original NES at Nintendo's Play Lounge outside San Diego Comic-Con.
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CNET UK podcast 490: British chip designer ARM sold, Pokemadness and 'Star Trek Beyond' reviewed - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:28
Is the sale of tech giant ARM to Japan's SoftBank a sign that Britain's open for business, or flogging the family silver? Plus spoiler-free thoughts on the new Trek movie, and much more.
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Apple Watch gets 14 flag-inspired Olympic bands - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:19
You can now wear your support for your national team on your sleeve -- although you do have be willing to go to Brazil to do so.
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The best laptops you can buy right now - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:00
Our favorites, from budget-priced hybrids to upscale ultraportables to gaming laptops that skip the performance compromises.
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'Legends of the Hidden Temple' VR put me face-to-stony-face with Olmec - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:53
Wish you could have been on the '90s Nickelodeon game show? This virtual reality experience takes you inside the infamous temple.
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Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders take over Comic-Con - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:22
Unveiled tonight in San Diego: Production has begun on the solo "Punisher" series; a third season of "Daredevil" is coming (soon?); and the teasers for two anticipated Marvel shows on Netflix.
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New AI creates original music by looking at pictures - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 08:31
A new AI from the Google of China, Baidu, deconstructs pictures and uses the visual elements within to create original music.
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Crave giveaway: Piper DIY electronics kit for kids - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 08:00
Do your kids like playing Minecraft? This week's giveaway lets young ones build their own computer, then teaches them about programming through the game.
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Huawei wants to change your mind about its smartphones, and it's working - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 07:47
The Chinese company has become a world leader in smartphones in recent years, eschewing its humble, budget-phone-centric roots.
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Pokemon Go home: Mega popular game finally arrives in Japan - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 07:09
After more than two weeks of waiting, Japanese Pokemon fans can finally get their hands on the augmented-reality game for iOS and Android.
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Twitter reacts swiftly to Donald Trump's acceptance speech - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 06:19
Trump's usually hyperactive Twitter account was, naturally, radio silent, but others had their say on social media during the GOP presidential nominee's acceptance speech.
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Social media's inescapable presence at the RNC - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 05:38
Facebook and Twitter are taking up big space -- literally -- at the GOP confab in Cleveland.
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Live Planet camera system live streams in VR - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 05:00
With 16 lenses, this camera stitches together 360-degree footage in real-time for viewing on multiple VR platforms.
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Ted Schilowitz talks Barco Escape and being a professional futurist (Tomorrow Daily 395 show notes) - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 04:16
We deep dive into robot cowboys, interactive LED art and golf cart jetpacks. Also, we welcome Barco Escape Chief Creative Officer Ted Schilowitz to the show to discuss new moviegoing experiences and what he does as 20th Century Fox's resident futurist.
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At RNC, Peter Thiel talks gay pride, warns Republicans away from 'fake culture wars' - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 03:51
During a speech at the Republican National Convention, the PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor calls gender issues "a distraction from our real problems" and says Trump can rebuild an ailing economy.
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Apple regains status as world's favorite company - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 03:46
Technically Incorrect: Having lost out to Google last year, Apple rises to the top again in FutureBrand's analysis of the top 100 listed companies in the world.
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You booze, you lose: Study confirms direct link between alcohol and cancer - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 03:04
Newly published research has found even moderate consumption of alcohol carries risk of seven types of cancer.
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