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What's on TV this week: 'Star Trek: Lower Decks'

Engadget - Mon, 2020-08-03 23:44
Sports are back in action and even baseball hasn’t given up its season yet, but this week we’ll also see a new Star Trek series. CBS All Access is ready to releaseStar Trek: Lower Decks, an offbeat animated series that focuses on some of the least im...

Australia just invented Shazam for spiders - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 22:47
As someone living in Australia... thank you.

The internet says this tomato looks like Larry Bird - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 21:55
Once you see it, you can't unsee the veggie version of the famous basketball player Larry Bird.

California will test a stretch of highway paved using recycled plastics - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 20:29
The system uses ground-up old asphalt mixed with a polymer binder made from recycled materials, and may be even more durable than traditional processes.

Twitter 'rate limit' messages are due to an error, not your bad tweets

Engadget - Mon, 2020-08-03 20:23
If you’re one of the many people seeing some weirdness with, the apps or Tweetdeck right now, it’s not just you. We’ve seen those “rate limit exceeded” messages too, and contacted Twitter to find out what’s going on. A spokesperson tells...

Fortnite is adding cars this week - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 19:59
The Joy Ride update will hit Wednesday.

Twitter under FTC investigation for alleged misuse of user data - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 19:50
Investigation could cost the company $250 million.

TCL’s next 6 Series TV has a THX-certified gaming mode

Engadget - Mon, 2020-08-03 19:37
TCL has collaborated with THX on the next edition of its 6 Series TV with a Certified Game Mode, continuing the company’s recent foray into gaming technology. Both companies say the pairing of TCL’s “superior visuals” and THX’s “world-class” technolo...

Facebook labels new viral Nancy Pelosi video as "partly false" - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 18:55
The video is selectively slowed down and spliced together, fact checkers said in a report.

New York and California are reportedly helping the FTC investigate Amazon

Engadget - Mon, 2020-08-03 18:13
Amazon could soon have another problem on its hands. According to Bloomberg, New York attorney general Letitia James is partnering with her counterpart in California and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the online retailer. Bloomberg repor...

FDA lists hand sanitizers that don't have a high enough alcohol level - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 18:13
These products should not be used by consumers as they may not be effective at killing germs.

FCC seeks comment on Trump's plan to crackdown on social media - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 18:08
Chairman Ajit Pai said he hopes for 'vigorous debate' on the administration's petition to limit legal liability for social media giants Twitter and Facebook.

Give your PC a 12-in-1 USB-C hub for $50 - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 18:06
This kitchen-sink breakout box includes HDMI, Ethernet, VGA, USB and an SD Card reader.

Tablets spike in popularity during pandemic lockdown, report finds - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 17:47
The surge in remote learning and working appears to have given the devices a big boost.

Renaming Tesla Autopilot? That'd be 'idiotic,' Elon Musk says - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 17:36
The Tesla CEO maintains calling the software something else would not stop people from misusing the technology.

T-Pain prefers the Mini Cooper to expensive supercars like the Bugatti Veyron - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 17:27
The Grammy-winning rapper went on the Hot Ones web series and talked about how annoying supercar ownership can be.

Gordon Murray T50 reveal: How to watch the McLaren F1 spiritual successor debut - Roadshow

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 17:25
This could be the purest supercar in recent times and we can't wait to see it.

Hyperice launches two new Bluetooth-enabled massage guns - CNET

CNET News - Mon, 2020-08-03 17:04
These massage guns connect to an app to help you recover from a tough workout.