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9 ways Bird Box is like A Quiet Place     – CNET
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You might feel like you saw Sandra Bullock’s Netflix hit before. When it was called A Quiet Place and starred Emily Blunt.

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Austria plans its own tax for tech giants like Apple and Google
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France isn't the only European country moving forward with plans to tax international tech giants. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced that it will introduce its own tax on Apple, Facebook, Google and other companies allegedly dodging t…

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Meet Salto, the terrifying robot that hops around like a frog     – CNET
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It’s called “Salto-1P” and it’s a “monopedal jumping robot capable of continuous high-power hopping”. It’s now playing hopscotch.

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Impostor Syndrome leaves most tech workers feeling like a fake     – CNET
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A new informal study shows that 58 percent of tech employees from companies like Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft feel like frauds.

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Watch a working Apple-1 run games and graphics like it's 1976     – CNET
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The original Apple computer and its graphics weren’t much to look at, which may be why it’s so cool to see it run through all the history that followed it.

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Autonomous retail startup Inokyo’s first store feels like stealing
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Inokyo wants to be the indie Amazon Go. It’s just launched its prototype cashierless autonomous retail store. Cameras track what you grab from shelves, and with a single QR scan of its app on your way in and out of the store, you’re charged for what you got. Inokyo‘s first store is now open on […]

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The 'popular film' Oscar proves the Academy has no idea what a good movie looks like     – CNET
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Commentary: Instead of re-examining old-fashioned ideas of “high” and “low” art, the Academy wants to put blockbuster movies in a box. That’s a bad idea.

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Google Maps can predict how much you'll like a restaurant
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Next time you use Google Maps on an iPhone or an iPad to look up restaurants in your area, try tapping their names. Google has rolled out Maps' "match" feature to the platform, which can predict how much you'd like a particular establishment. It's on…

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Nintendo’s next Labo kit coming in Sept, looks like next-gen Pilotwings
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Nintendo Despite anecdotal evidence that Nintendo’s cardboard-filled Labo series hasn’t yet sold gangbusters, the Japanese game maker is apparently going full-speed ahead with the weird series. Nintendo took a late-Thursday opportunity to unveil the Labo Vehicle Kit, coming this September to Nintendo Switch. The $69.99 product will include three separate build-your-own steering chassis: the Toy-Con […]

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