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Senators want to know if Apple fought back on China's VPN ban
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Apple CEO Tim Cook wasn't pleased about pulling VPN software from the company's App Store in China, but this July, it happened anyway. As a result, many users who once counted on such software to dodge the country's Great Firewall were left to their…

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Everything you need to know about FM radio on your phone     – CNET
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CNET’s Maggie Reardon helps readers with the ins and outs of accessing free radio from a mobile phone — a potentially key ability in emergency situations.

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Judge wants to know if Allergan’s tribal patent deal is a “sham”
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Enlarge / CEO of Allergan Brenton Saunders addresses employees at a production site in Pringy, France. (credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images) Last month, the drug company Allergan made news for a deal in which it gave six of its patents to a Native American tribe in order to avoid a patent review process called inter partes review, […]

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Steve Wozniak: Net Neutrality Rollback 'Will End the Internet As We Know It'
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An anonymous reader quotes Silicon Beat: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak penned an op-ed on Friday with a former Federal Communications Commission chairman, urging the current FCC to stop its proposed rollback of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. In the op-ed published by USA Today, Wozniak and Michael Copps, who led the FCC from 2001 to 2011, […]

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Here's What You Need To Know About Huawei Mate 10 Lite
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Huawei seems to be all set to soon roll out its new range of flagship smartphones which come with pretty big display screens of 5.9 inch size. The new smartphones are said to be part of the company’s ‘Mate’ brand, and will be available in three variants — Mate 10, Mate 10 Lite, and Mate […]

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Get to know the CNET family: Q&A with Claire Reilly     – CNET
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Meet Claire from Down Under. She has a face of an angel and the voice of Meat Loaf.

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Here’s what you need to know about DACA and tech     – CNET
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The Trump administration just killed the Obama-era program that allows undocumented children of immigrants to live and work in the US legally. And tech execs are mad about it. Here’s why.

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What we know about CBS’s upcoming streaming service for sports
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 Cord cutters have another reason to get excited, as CBS this week announced it’s planning to launch a live streaming service for sports. The news was discussed on the company’s Q2 earnings call, and though details are light – there’s no name, pricing, or exact launch date at this time, for example – the service […]

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Cop’s body cam films him planting drugs—he obviously didn’t know it was recording
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In May, we published a story about how police body cams can be employed in the worst way—for planting evidence, or staging a crime scene. In what was among the first instances of its kind, we revealed that a Colorado cop had staged the body cam footage of the search of a vehicle in which […]

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