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Amazon reveals its newest device: The Echo Look - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:18
The $200 device includes a depth-sensing camera and built-in lighting.
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Pope condemns our culture of 'products over people' - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:01
The pontiff pontificates about immigration, climate change and technology in a TED talk.
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Consumer Reports dings Tesla Models S and X for missing autobrake - Roadshow

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:00
Tesla said it would remedy the issue this week, though.
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Instagram users top 700 million - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:58
The social network is on a roll, adding 100 million users since December.
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UK calls on Facebook to tackle fake news before election - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:42
British Parliament member wants Facebook to deal with inaccurate or offensive material before the UK's snap election in June.
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Can Twitter save itself? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:35
The social network is slowly gaining users but whether that will be enough remains to be seen.
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Here's Disney's glorious new 'Guardians of the Galaxy' ride - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 15:34
CNET got a first look at the Guardians Mission Breakout ride, seeing what happens when Marvel and Walt Disney Imagineering join forces.
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Cool it, Alexa: GE gives Amazon's assistant new air conditioner controls - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:30
GE's Geneva skill already lets Alexa control your smart appliances. Now, just in time for summer, it'll put her in control of your window AC unit, too.
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Get a Portal mesh router for $148.02 - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:28
There are some caveats connected with this, but if you're looking to improve the Wi-Fi in your home, apartment or other urban/congested environment, this might do the trick. Plus: three killer bonus deals!
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Netflix is finally making headway in China, or sort of - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:16
The global streaming service will bring original content to the populous country under a new deal with Chinese content provider iQiyi.
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Google Maps now tells you where you parked - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:14
Never spend an hour wandering around a parking lot again.
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'Ghostbusters' maker: Once upon a time, I loved the internet - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:05
Director Paul Feig once had a "lovely relationship with the internet." That's before trolls attacked his reboot with four female leads.
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5 details to look out for in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:52
Marvel's intergalactic adventure is bursting with fun. Here are the five things you should keep your eyes peeled for. Caution: minor spoilers.
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Are phone cameras going the way of shaving razors? - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 13:00
Commentary: Dual-cameras on smartphones are officially a thing. But will phone makers stop at just two?
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Delhi University proposes a course on Facebook posts - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:46
A newly proposed English module at India's Delhi University will seek to help its students master the craft of writing engaging Facebook posts.
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​Google's Sergey Brin secretly building blimp at NASA, say reports - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:42
​Why do billionaires have all the coolest side projects?
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Cassini probe gives its swan song with final Saturn mission - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:28
The spacecraft that gave us so much information about Saturn has started its final dives -- in between Saturn's rings.
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Man assaults Silicon Valley security robot, police say - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 05:56
Commentary: A man has been charged after allegedly knocking over a crime prevention robot.
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Artificial womb grows lambs, could treat premature births - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 05:53
Researchers have designed an artificial womb called the Biobag, and used it to grow extremely premature lambs. Are human infants next?
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Zuck and his 'comfy hobo' wardrobe zinged in Honest Trailer - CNET

The Wisdom of Clouds - James Urquhart - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 03:56
But really, is that so bad? This snarky video makes some good, and funny, points about the 2010 movie "The Social Network."
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