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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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Hasselhoff-bot stars in AI-scripted film - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:38
Self-learning algorithms provide the dialogue in this surreal short science-fiction film, starring David Hasselhoff as the Hoffbot.
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These trending videos are no 'happy accident' - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:28
That's what Bob Ross would say anyway. But who is he? And why are sloths so slow? Get these answers and more from this week's trending YouTube videos.
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Why your 4K TV is probably the only 4K converter you need - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 23:46
If you have a 4K TV, you don't need to use an upconverting Blu-ray player or receiver. Here's why.
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The Galaxy Note 7 is reportedly coming back in June, to Korea - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:41
Word is that refurbished models -- with a few important changes -- may appear in Samsung's home base.
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FCC chairman begins assault on net neutrality rules - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:36
Ajit Pai introduces a proposal that would eliminate the legal foundation of the FCC's controversial net neutrality rules, but still try to preserve some openness.
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Watch Acer's annual global press conference, Thursday at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:10
Watch the live stream, plus updates on new laptops, gaming PCs and more.
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'Alien: Covenant' prologue short resurrects some old friends - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:06
The chilling two-minute video nicely connects the end of 2012's "Prometheus" with the upcoming film.
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Despite Tales of Massive Container Adoption, DockerCon Left Questions Unanswered

“There is widespread confusion about virtual machines versus containers, as well as what containers can realistically do for legacy applications…” – Yaron Haviv, Founder & CTO, iguazio Systems Ltd. Yaron Haviv sat down for an ... Read More

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Astronaut snaps unreal sunset spacecraft photo - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:37
A cargo ship on approach to the space station stars in a gorgeous sunset image that looks like a sci-fi movie still.
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Google Trips travels farther into Features Land - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:31
The travel logistics app, which pulls from your Gmail inbox to help organize your vacay, adds a few more bells and whistles.
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