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04/27/2017 09:38 AM
2018 Volvo XC60 enters production with a lot riding on its shoulders - Roadshow
Swedish automaker's most important model will soon have a price tag.

04/27/2017 09:32 AM
Microsoft calls takesies-backsies on Windows update - CNET
After discovering a problem with the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is temporarily blocking downloads of the update for some users.

04/27/2017 09:24 AM
BlackBerry's keyboard phone sells May 31, comes to Sprint this summer - CNET
Preorders for the ambitious Android phone with the QWERTY keyboard will begin as early as May 18.

04/27/2017 09:10 AM
Alexa at the bat: Amazon aims to keep its hot streak going - CNET
Commentary: Expectations are high for Amazon's newest generation of voice-activated gadgets. With Google Home nipping at the Echo's heels, can Alexa rise to the occasion?

04/27/2017 09:07 AM
Can Facebook solve its violent video problem? - CNET
As more videos involving murder and violence crop up on the social network, pressure is mounting for Facebook to gain control.

04/27/2017 08:47 AM
I broke up with bike sharing after one horrible crash - CNET
Commentary: My love affair with bike sharing was an emotional roller coaster ride that crashed.

04/27/2017 08:24 AM
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.

04/27/2017 07:00 AM
Amazon Echo with a built-in screen may be on deck next month - CNET
The device, code named "Knight," could make the Echo more useful for video chats and online shopping.

04/27/2017 07:00 AM
Ransomware became three times as expensive in 2016 - CNET
The average price to free your computer from ransomware used to be $294. It's more than tripled in the last year.

04/27/2017 07:00 AM
Head trip: The experience of broadcasting an NBA game in VR - CNET
NextVR made sports history by broadcasting weekly NBA games in virtual reality. The next step is getting people to watch.

04/27/2017 07:00 AM
It's electric! Mountain bike racing gets recharged - CNET
Now in its second year, the Sea Otter Classic's eMTB race sent riders through a sand bog, over boulders and up steep hills.

04/27/2017 07:00 AM
Battery-boosted mountain bikes charge onto the trails - CNET
Electric mountain bikes will help propel you farther into the wilderness and faster up the hills. But is it really bicycling?

04/27/2017 06:57 AM
Get a set of sport Bluetooth earphones for $9 - CNET
Yes, another one, but these have the all-important earloop to keep them in place during vigorous exercise. Plus: the cable-management board returns, a Bloom County comics bundle arrives and a sweet giveaway, er, arrives also!

04/27/2017 04:43 AM
Reactions and new camera effects are coming to Facebook Lite - CNET
Users of Facebook Lite will find new features borrowed from the original app, with India-specific camera effects too.

04/27/2017 02:18 AM
MIT built a robot that can 3D print a building - CNET
A robotic system developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can 3D print the basic structure of a building.

04/27/2017 12:34 AM
'Mad Max: Fury Road' has 2 finished sequel scripts already - CNET
There are no dates yet, but director George Miller is ready to head out to "The Wasteland" to revisit the 2015 blockbuster hit.

04/27/2017 12:23 AM
Fallout is bringing post-apocalyptic warfare to your tabletop - CNET
Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG is entering the tabletop wargaming space in November with Fallout: Wasteland Warfare.

04/27/2017 12:15 AM
BBC interview-bombing kids could get their own cartoon pilot - CNET
The adorable toddlers who crashed the BBC's interview with their father Robert Kelly are now being immortalised as a cartoon.

04/27/2017 12:01 AM
Dawn spacecraft malfunctions ahead of Ceres observation - CNET
NASA's protoplanet probe's third reaction wheel has failed in the lead-up to observations of Ceres' weird bright patch.

04/26/2017 09:08 PM
Galaxy S8 gets mercilessly flamed by Stephen Colbert - CNET
Commentary: The fire jokes won't die, as the late-night host presents a parody ad.

04/26/2017 08:02 PM
Samsung sees Galaxy S8 boost but warns of competition ahead - CNET
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.

04/26/2017 07:09 PM
Unroll.me hit with privacy suit over alleged sale of user data - CNET
The inbox cleanup service has been accused of violating federal privacy laws by allegedly harvesting user data.

04/26/2017 06:38 PM
Hasselhoff-bot stars in AI-scripted film - CNET
Self-learning algorithms provide the dialogue in this surreal short science-fiction film, starring David Hasselhoff as the Hoffbot.

04/26/2017 06:28 PM
These trending videos are no 'happy accident' - CNET
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.

04/26/2017 05:46 PM
Why your 4K TV is probably the only 4K converter you need - CNET
If you have a 4K TV, you don't need to use an upconverting Blu-ray player or receiver. Here's why.