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CNET, formerly Computer Network, is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally. Founded in 1994 by Halsey Minor and Shelby Bonnie, it was the flagship brand of CNET Networks and became a brand of CBS Interactive through CNET Networks' acquisition in 2008.Source
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Ring Mailbox Sensor: Amazon will alert you if someone steals your mail

Ring Mailbox Sensor: Amazon will alert you if someone steals your mail

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe $30 Mailbox Sensor snuck in with Ring's other news on an under-the-radar announcement page. Orders open Oct. 8.In addition to the , the Amazon company also quietly introduced a $30 Mailbox Sensor last week via a . Similar to the Ring Motion Sensor accessory for Ring lighting products, the new Mailbox Sensor is a little sensor that relies on  to extend the range of your Wi-Fi network. "It's something that many of our customers have asked for," Ring President Leila Rouhi told me over the phone. Ring sells a variety of smart home...

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First planet spotted by European Cheops spacecraft is an extreme alien world hugging its sun

First planet spotted by European Cheops spacecraft is an extreme alien world hugging its sun

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againEurope's new world-finder investigated a tortured planet around a bright blue star.The European Space Agency's shiny new has made its first big observation since launching in December, and its target is not exactly the kind of place you'd want to visit.  Cheops' mission is to stare at nearby stars and the planets orbiting them. Its first report is on the brightest "hot Jupiter" identified so far in the cosmos, a gas giant named WASP-189 b. From the lab to your inbox. Get the latest science stories from CNET every week."Only a...

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Ring Mailbox Sensor: Amazon will alert you if someone steals your mail

Ring Mailbox Sensor: Amazon will alert you if someone steals your mail

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe $30 Mailbox Sensor snuck in with Ring's other news on an under-the-radar announcement page. Orders open Oct. 8.In addition to the , the Amazon company also quietly introduced a $30 Mailbox Sensor Thursday via a . Similar to the Ring Motion Sensor accessory for Ring lighting products, the new Mailbox Sensor is a little sensor that relies on  to extend the range of your Wi-Fi network. "It's something that many of our customers have asked for," Ring President Leila Rouhi told me over the phone. Ring sells a variety of smart home...

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Houses 3D-printed in just 24 hours now shipping in California

Houses 3D-printed in just 24 hours now shipping in California

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againUsing a unique UV-curable synthetic stone material, Mighty Buildings has created a process for 3D-printing an entire 350-square-foot housing unit in just 24 hours.3D-printed houses aren't just proof-of-concepts anymore. A company called mighty buildings is already selling and delivering its 3D-printing dwellings in California, with plans to expand into other territories in the future.We've covered 3D-printed , but Mighty Buildings sets itself apart from the competition in a handful of different ways, most obviously with their...

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US East Coast could see back-to-back space launches next week

US East Coast could see back-to-back space launches next week

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againSome might be able to see a pair of rockets streaking to space before bedtime.The US East Coast on Tuesday evening could see two major rocket launches within about 30 minutes of each other, assuming the weather gods and luck are on their side. SpaceX is scheduled to launch a new GPS satellite for the US Air Force from Cape Canaveral between 6:55 and 7:10 p.m. PT (9:55 and 10:10 p.m. ET in Florida). And a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket is set to lift off carrying a Cygnus cargo freighter to the International Space Station from the...

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How vote by mail works in all 50 states this 2020 presidential election

How vote by mail works in all 50 states this 2020 presidential election

Esto también se puede leer en español.Don't show this againKnowing how your state will handle mail-in ballots for Election Day this November will help you decide how and when to act.With the just over a month away, now is the time to decide how you'll cast your vote: In person on election day, through or with ? Every state offers some form of , but the rules for who gets to -- and the steps you'll need to follow -- vary state by state. For example, a handful of states intend to automatically send an to each . Others require voters to apply for a mail-in ballot, citing a reason why you can't...

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ISS successfully performs last-minute dodge to avoid 'unknown piece of space debris'

ISS successfully performs last-minute dodge to avoid 'unknown piece of space debris'

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againSpace junk was coming too close for comfort to the International Space Station, so it got out of the way.With space junk piling up around our planet, the  Tuesday to steer clear of an "unknown piece of space debris expected to pass within several kilometers."Mission Control in Houston conducted the move at 2:19 p.m. PT using the Russian Progress resupply spacecraft docked to the ISS to help nudge the station out of harm's way. From the lab to your inbox. Get the latest science stories from CNET every week."Out of an abundance of...

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Depression and anxiety rates are up -- and they may get worse this winter

Depression and anxiety rates are up -- and they may get worse this winter

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againCNET editors pick the products and services we write about. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission.Learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatment for seasonal affective disorder, also known as seasonal depression.The has caused a surge in mental health issues across the country, with at least 40% of Americans reporting struggling with mental health in a . As we approach the winter, more Americans may also struggle with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) -- also called seasonal depression -- a form of depression...

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Presidential debate 2020: How to watch Trump vs. Biden debate live on Sept. 29

Presidential debate 2020: How to watch Trump vs. Biden debate live on Sept. 29

Esto también se puede leer en español.Don't show this againCNET editors pick the products and services we write about. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission.Donald Trump and Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland for the first of three debates.Three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate are scheduled to take place before Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is slated for Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 9 pm. to 10:30 p.m. ET (6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PT) at Case Western...

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Ex-content moderator sues YouTube, claims job led to PTSD symptoms and depression

Ex-content moderator sues YouTube, claims job led to PTSD symptoms and depression

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe worker watched videos that included beheadings, shootings and child abuse, according to the lawsuit.A former content moderator is suing Google-owned after she allegedly developed depression and symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder from repeatedly watching videos of beheadings, child abuse and other disturbing content."She has trouble sleeping and when she does sleep, she has horrific nightmares. She often lays awake at night trying to go to sleep, replaying videos that she has seen in her mind," says the...

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This tiny edible sofa was 3D-printed from milk

This tiny edible sofa was 3D-printed from milk

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againYum. Turns out you just need the right form of milk to 3D-print objects at room temperature.Science has been steadily working its way through various food groups when it comes to 3D printing. So far, we've got ,  and even . Now it's time for milk to shine.A team led by by turning powdered milk into "ink."From the lab to your inbox. Get the latest science stories from CNET every week.The researchers had a goal of developing a milk printing process that wouldn't require heating the dairy product up and destroying some of its key...

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All the 2020 Emmy winners

All the 2020 Emmy winners

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againSuccession wins best drama series, with Regina King, Zendaya and Mark Ruffalo winning big acting awards, and Schitt's Creek sweeping the comedy categories.The  are done, with sweeping the comedy awards and  and nabbing a host of their own big wins in the limited-series and drama categories.Regina King unsurprisingly won best lead actress in a limited series for Watchmen, while Euphoria's Zendaya scored her first Emmy win for best lead actress in a drama. Mark Ruffalo fans were ecstatic to see him win best lead actor in a limited...

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Xbox expansion: Microsoft buys Fallout maker Bethesda's parent company for $7.5B

Xbox expansion: Microsoft buys Fallout maker Bethesda's parent company for $7.5B

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe move marks a significant purchase in the gaming world and strengthens Microsoft's Xbox lineup ahead of a new launch in November.Xbox team significantly expanded its list of game development studios on Monday, announcing  for $7.5 billion in cash. The entertainment company owns several industry-leading game developers, including Bethesda Softworks, the maker of the post-apocalyptic games and the fantasy series . It also owns id Software, known for its , and shooting game franchises.The move grows the number of in-house Xbox...

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Tesla wins lawsuit against whistleblower accused of hacks - Roadshow

Tesla wins lawsuit against whistleblower accused of hacks - Roadshow

The automaker won its case against an ex-employee who sought whistleblower protections and was accused of hacking Tesla's Gigafactory.The US District Court of Nevada awarded a win in its lawsuit against a former employee, filed two years ago. You may recall referred to this incident in a previously leaked email calling on employees to be "." Martin Tripp, who worked at the company's Nevada Gigafactory, was accused of and supplying sensitive information to unnamed third parties. Friday the court ruled in Tesla's favor and dismissed Tripp's motion to file another reply to the court. Tesla did...

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TikTok, WeChat downloads will be barred from US starting Sunday

TikTok, WeChat downloads will be barred from US starting Sunday

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe Trump administration's decision comes after weeks of drama over a potential acquisition of TikTok by a US company.ByteDance's and Tencent's WeChat apps will be barred from US app stores starting Sunday, the Trump administration said Friday, capping by US and Chinese authorities to come to an agreement that would allow the apps to continue operating. The new actions are part of President Donald Trump's campaign to protect American consumers and businesses from "the threats of the Chinese Communist Party," US Commerce Secretary...

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FBI director: It's a mistake to get election information on social media

FBI director: It's a mistake to get election information on social media

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againIf you want accurate details on when and where to vote, he says, don't look to Facebook or Twitter.If a Facebook page or an Instagram post is offering the location of your polling place, you should double check that with your local elections office, the FBI director said Thursday at a congressional hearing. Better yet, don't get your election information from social media at all. The hosted on Thursday its annual worldwide threats hearing, where intelligence agencies in past years have warned about and . For more like...

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Uber's self-driving car 'safety driver' charged in fatal 2018 crash

Uber's self-driving car 'safety driver' charged in fatal 2018 crash

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe driver who was behind the wheel of the autonomous vehicle is arraigned on one count of negligent homicide.It's been more than two years since one of Uber's self-driving cars operating in full autonomous mode . On Tuesday, local authorities said the vehicle operator, or "safety driver," who worked for Uber and was in the car at the time of the crash had been charged with one count of negligent homicide.The announcement comes after the  ruled last November that the main cause of the fatal accident was the vehicle operator,...

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US charges Chinese hackers with 'unprecedented' attacks on gaming companies

US charges Chinese hackers with 'unprecedented' attacks on gaming companies

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe Justice Department warns that the video game industry is a new target for nation-state actors.Video games are a , and hackers are starting to take notice, the Justice Department warned Wednesday. The agency announced charges against five Chinese hackers and two Malaysian tech executives who it tied to a six-year campaign against multiple video game companies. The five from China -- Zhang Haoran, Tan Dailin, Qian Chuan, Fu Qiang and Jiang Lizhi -- are allegedly responsible for hacking more than 100 entities, including social...

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In a first, astronomers detect giant planet orbiting a dead star

In a first, astronomers detect giant planet orbiting a dead star

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againThe white dwarf, WD 1856, provides a snapshot of the fate that awaits our own solar system.Around 80 light-years from Earth lies the white dwarf WD 1856, a dead star that entered the final stages of its life around 6 billion years ago. This slow death is typically quite lonely. In the process of dying, some stars will drastically expand, becoming a huge "red giant," , and engulfing any of the planets orbiting close by. Eventually, they use up all their fuel and collapse back into white dwarfs, having destroyed everything in their...

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Amazon Halo fitness tracker sounds awesome, but also like a Black Mirror episode

Amazon Halo fitness tracker sounds awesome, but also like a Black Mirror episode

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againCNET editors pick the products and services we write about. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission.Amazon's new health service and fitness band offers a new take on health metrics that includes a body fat analysis using your phone's camera and voice analysis to determine how you sound to others.Amazon has entered the health and fitness world with Halo, a subscription service and accompanying fitness band that unlocks an array of health metrics, including activity, , body fat and tone of voice analysis, to...

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Second stimulus check: Here's who may be the first to get a new payment and how soon it could come

Second stimulus check: Here's who may be the first to get a new payment and how soon it could come

Esto también se puede leer en español.Don't show this againWhen is the soonest you could get more money? The timeline is shifting, but we have enough clues to work out a possible schedule.With both chambers of Congress now back in session, have a few weeks to agree on a with a  of before the House and Senate break again before . If the two sides do settle on a new rescue bill and you , you could receive it quicker than with the first checks. "I'm optimistic. I do think that we should have an agreement. That's what we all want," .Deep divisions between the two sides complicates any attempt...

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Scientists investigate diamond planets 'unlike anything in our solar system'

Scientists investigate diamond planets 'unlike anything in our solar system'

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againA new experiment shows some exoplanets may be full of Earth's most wanted gemstone.Diamonds might be a rare commodity here on Earth, but the wider universe doesn't seem to have any shortage of them. Just imagine the outrageous bling-rings you could make from an entire planet packed with the sought-after gemstone.Researchers at Arizona State University and University of Chicago led a new study on carbon-rich exoplanets (planets located outside of our solar system) and found that some of these wild worlds might be made up of...

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Verizon to acquire prepaid mobile provider Tracfone

Verizon to acquire prepaid mobile provider Tracfone

Esto también se puede leer en español.Don't show this againOne of the biggest resellers of mobile service in the US is joining Verizon in a deal worth more than $6 billion.on Monday said it has agreed to in a deal worth up to nearly $7 billion in cash and stock. Tracfone, part of America Movil, is one of the largest resellers of mobile service in the US, with approximately 21 million subscribers and over 90,000 retail locations, according to Verizon.Tracfone, similar to many other prepaid brands, offers service across the US and runs on other carriers' networks for a fee. Verizon said more...

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Tech firms face growing resentment toward parent employees during COVID-19

Tech firms face growing resentment toward parent employees during COVID-19

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againParents across Silicon Valley say they're concerned they'll be judged by peers who don't have the same family obligations during work hours.For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the .Silicon Valley had to change the way its employees work when the  forced schools to close, businesses to abandon their offices and millions of people to quarantine in their homes across the US starting in March. Among the changes, and increased and employees in their ranks take care of their families.But...

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How to recycle your old phone, laptop, TV and batteries for free

How to recycle your old phone, laptop, TV and batteries for free

Esto también se puede leer en español.Don't show this againSpoiler alert: Don't throw them way.Gadgets can pile up over the years -- new ones come out, old ones break. You probably have a drawer full of old batteries and cables, and some old phones, laptops and desktops lying around. Perhaps you keep them for nostalgic reasons (I admit I hung onto my first to "show my kids one day"), or because you thought you might be able to use them again down the line.  Be brave. Stay focused. Peek into your drawers, the garage or a dark corner of your closet, and you're sure to find a pile of...

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