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Batman learns that Gotham City kinda hates him in 'SNL' skit - CNET

CNET News - 29 min 2 sec ago
Bruce Wayne finds out that his alter ego might have gone a little too far punishing litterers and other minor criminals.

How NASA will defend the Earth against plagues from outer space

Engadget - 29 min 6 sec ago
In the summer of 1957, the Earth stood witness as a meteorite cratered in rural Pennsylvania, bringing with it a people-eating plague never seen: an alien amoeba with the taste for human flesh. While we had Steve McQueen around for the first invasion...

After Math: On the road again

Engadget - 1 hour 59 min ago
Tesla had quite the week. Not only did the upstart carmaker get to show off its new semi and roadster, it also unveiled its multi-station Supercharger rest stop and managed to get itself onto the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit alleging perva...

'SNL' viewers want 'Come Back, Barack' song to hit iTunes - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Fans of former President Obama are clamoring for the opportunity to buy Chance the Rapper's love song-turned-political message.

Ben Heck's Xbox One X teardown

Engadget - 4 hours 29 min ago
There's no greater feeling than tearing into the latest and greatest games console, cracking open the case, breaking the warranty and staring at its spinning, sparkly, electronic innards. This week, Ben takes apart the Xbox One X, comparing it to...

'Justice League': 7 burning questions about what comes next - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 58 min ago
CNET explores what clues the film leaves for the future of the DC Extended Universe.

Legend of the seas: a look inside the massive RMS Queen Mary - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 58 min ago
Bigger than the Titanic, and the finest transport of her day, the RMS Queen Mary is now a museum and hotel. Here’s the full tour.

Above and below decks of the beautiful Queen Mary - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 58 min ago
Bigger than the Titanic, nearly as long as New York's Chrysler Building is tall, and once carried 16,082 soldiers from NY to England in WWII, here what the incredible RMS Queen Mary looks like inside.

UK budget will clear the way for self-driving cars

Engadget - 9 hours 23 min ago
The UK doesn't want to sit by the wayside while the US, Japan and other countries streamline the adoption of self-driving cars. The country's finance ministry has revealed that its upcoming budget (due on November 22nd) will include measures intende...

One of Tesla's first Semi truck buyers is a Canadian grocery chain

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 23:29
Tesla only just unveiled its Semi electric truck, but it's already lining up honest-to-goodness customers -- and we don't just mean for testing, either. Canadian grocery chain Loblaws has pre-ordered 25 of the giant EVs to haul food to its stores acr...

Pentagon left public intelligence gathering data on exposed server

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 21:55
Even intelligence gatherers aren't immune to making mistakes that leave data wide open. Researchers at UpGuard have revealed that the US military's Central Command and Pacific Command left "at least" 1.8 billion collected internet posts exposed on a...

Apple's iMac Pro may have hands-free Siri voice control

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 20:22
Those rumors of Apple using custom ARM chips for more features inside Macs? They're true... and you might not have to wait long to witness it in action. Jonathan Levin has combed through BridgeOS code that should accompany the iMac Pro, and it looks...

Google Lens comes to Assistant on Pixel phones

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 18:51
You no longer have to fire up Google Photos if you want to use Lens to glean information from the world around you. Users have noticed that Lens in now available in Google Assistant on both original Pixel and Pixel 2 phones. Tap a camera button while...

Xiaomi's latest US-ready devices include an action cam

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 17:20
Xiaomi has chosen to focus its efforts on dozens of markets outside the US that very few of its products ever make it stateside. It has slowly been bringing its offerings into the country, though, and has started selling four new products on Amazon (...

I went to buy an iPhone X. AT&T told me Galaxy Note 8 is better - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2017-11-18 16:07
Commentary: An AT&T salesman tells me it's quite obvious why Samsung's large phone is better than Apple's future of the smartphone.

Giant 'Minecraft' graphics upgrade delayed to 2018

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 15:50
The Minecraft team had a bunch of news at their MineCon Earth convention, but the biggest news may be what's not happening. Mojang and Microsoft have delayed the launches of both the Super Duper Graphics Pack and cross-platform Switch multiplayer to...

The Audiophiliac picks the best speakers of 2017 - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2017-11-18 14:47
Here they are, the best of the best sound bars, desktop, bookshelf, and tower speakers of 2017.

NASA satellite launch promises accurate week-long forecasts

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 14:10
NASA and NOAA know that multi-day weather forecasts can be crucial to tracking hurricanes and their aftermath, and they're about to significantly boost the reliability of those forecasts. They just launched JPSS-1 (Joint Polar Satellite System-1), t...

This crazy Bluetooth speaker turntable system actually works - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2017-11-18 13:47
The +Audio’s The+Record Player manages to combine a record player and Bluetooth speaker in a single box, and the Audiophiliac even liked the sound.

Recommended Reading: The church of AI

Engadget - Sat, 2017-11-18 12:30
Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence Mark Harris, Wired You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, but he's also the "Dean" or leader of a new religion of artificial intelligence. Wired...