A little bot named QTrobot from LuxAI could be the link between therapists, parents, and autistic children. The robot, which features an LCD face and robotic arms, allows kids who are overwhelmed by human contact to become more comfortable in a therapeutic setting. The project comes from LuxAI, a spin-off of the University of Luxembourg.
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In recent years, Airbnb has been working to expand its business beyond accommodations, by becoming a more robust travel companion with features like guidebooks, suggested experiences, and full-service hospitality for high-end travelers with its still invite-only Airbnb Beyond, for example. Now the company is preparing even more trip-planning features, including support for adding co-travelers to
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Catching up on the Defcon and Black Hat cybersecurity conferences. Black Hat: https://cnet.co/2w8Ck2q Smart cities: https://cnet.co/2OppHaL Teddy Ruxpin: https://cnet.co/2P4tOtW Coober Pedy: https://cnet.co/2MLcmtf Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff
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YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Apple, Pinterest and now Vimeo have removed Infowars content from their services. The video streaming platform is the latest in a growing wave of tech companies pull videos from embattled right-wing conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones. Jones has been under fire for years over conspiracy driven output, surrounding events like the Sandy Hook
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If you’re looking for reasons to hang on to your old phone, you’re at the right place. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Why you should buy it (CNET Top 5) – https://youtu.be/9slCM0HUOiY Galaxy Note 9 ongoing review: The good and bad so far: https://www.cnet.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-note-9-preview/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new
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Forget your old phone, welcome to the future. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Why you shouldn’t buy it (CNET Top 5) – https://youtu.be/nvzdY9swfXE Galaxy Note 9: Everything Samsung just announced, Fortnite, Bixby speaker and Watch: https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-note-9-everything-samsung-just-announced-fortnite-bixby-speaker-and-watch/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet
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Samsung today is announcing an updated version of its Wifi product line. The company partnered with Palo Alto-based Plume Design to provide software that powers the devices. According to Samsung, Plume’s platform uses artificial intelligence to allocate bandwidth across connected devices while delivering the best possible wifi coverage throughout a home. Plus, by using Plume,
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I tried this industrial exoskeleton and it made me feel superhuman! I spent a sleepless night on Cabin’s sleeper bus – https://youtu.be/fXpZqMgCQ3I Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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OYO Rooms, the India-based budget hotel network that’s backed by SoftBank’s Vision fund, has prioritized expansion into China this year but that’s not all it’s up to. Back home in India, it just moved into the event hosting space through the acquisition of a wedding banquet company. Today, OYO said it has acquired Weddingz.in, a three-year-old company that
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I was wrong. Several years ago I reviewed the first Garmin Fenix 3 smartwatch. This was before the release of the Apple Watch. That’s key to this story. I declared Garmin would have a hard time selling the Fenix 3. The Apple Watch would be better in every way, I pointed out. Therefore, there would
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Watch NASA launch one of the most ambitious missions to “touch” the sun with the Parker Solar Probe. The Probe will travel within 4 million miles of the Sun to study solar winds and learn how our home star affects weather patterns in space. NASA astronaut says he saw ‘something organic/alien like’ in space: https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-astronaut-says-he-saw-something-organicalien-like-in-space/
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Thrivehive – Digital Marketing Solutions for Your Small Business ThriveHive helps people working in local business do what they love by combining actual human guidance with easy-to-use technology to make marketing your business easy, effective, and affordable. With ThriveHive’s Guided Marketing Platform and digital marketing services, you can eliminate the guesswork, maximize your time, and
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There is a secret behind every open office in Silicon Valley — and it isn’t the drain on productivity. Tech companies have been the vanguards for pushing corporate culture forward toward “radical transparency.” Mark Zuckerberg works in a fully transparent four-walled glass office surrounded by the rest of Facebook. Valve got rid of managers and
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Samsung’s new Note has a massive battery, storage space and new S Pen tricks. But does it impress? How to download Fortnite on Android: Samsung first, all other users second – https://youtu.be/69eIc9-66N8 Unboxing the Samsung Note 9: Here’s everything you get – https://youtu.be/UwTTn23eJts Samsung’s Note 9 Unpacked event highlights in 10 minutes – https://youtu.be/lc6LgEuHd5k Galaxy
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Andrew Hoyle and Drew Stearne break down all the facts (and some nonsense) about Samsung’s latest super phone. Plus we find out why Drew might have a rather serious Hue obsession. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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There are no secrets in consumer electronics anymore. Sometimes it’s the fault of flubs and flaws and leakers. Sometimes it’s by design. In the case of the Galaxy Note 9, it’s a little bit of both. The Galaxy S9 wasn’t the blockbuster Samsung’s shareholders were expecting, so the company understandably primed the pump through a
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Here’s how the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 compares with the S9 Plus and the earlier Note 8. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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We examine the key differences between Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 9 and Apple’s own thousand-dollar iPhone X. How to download Fortnite on Android: Samsung first, all other users second – https://youtu.be/69eIc9-66N8 Unboxing the Samsung Note 9: Here’s everything you get – https://youtu.be/UwTTn23eJts Galaxy Note 9 specs vs. iPhone X, Pixel 2 XL and LG V35
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Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly. Historically, however, these materials have had sharp corners that could break easily with enough pressure. Now researchers at Queen Mary University of London and University of Cambridge
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Facebook is invading the blockchain, but how? Back in May Facebook formed a cryptocurrency team to explore the possibilities, and today it removed a roadblock to revealing its secret plans. Former head of Messenger David Marcus who leads the Facebook Crypto team today announced he was stepping down from the board of Coinbase, the biggest crypto
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Facebook today announced it’s implementing a new measure to secure Facebook Pages with large U.S. followings in order to make it harder for people to administer a Page using a “fake or compromised account.” Beginning with those that have large U.S. followings, some Facebook Pages will now have to go through a “Page Publishing Authorization”
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The 1960s were a beautiful time for watches. Horlogy was in its prime and the great names we know and love today – Rolex, Omega, Cartier – were just one of many watchmakers churning out commodity products to a world that needed to tell the time. Their watches – simple, elegant, and mechanically complex –
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Even at just 8.98mm thick, this laptop includes a 14-inch touchscreen and backlit keyboard. The ‘world’s thinnest laptop’ is surprisingly packed with extras: https://www.cnet.com/reviews/acer-swift-7-2018-review/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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We get a first look on Samsung’s exclusive new products including the Samsung Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Home, and Fortnite Android Beta. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Internet service provider Starry announced today the launch of its Starry Connect program with a pilot through Boston Housing Authority (BHA) to help provide free access to internet for residents living in one of the city’s public housing apartment complexes. The Boston-based startup launched in 2016 with a plan to provide internet access through a
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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We rip into the reviewer’s goody bag from Samsung’s Note 9 launch event. Galaxy Note 9 hands-on – https://youtu.be/3NMKDsRR-rQ Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event live stream – https://youtu.be/bSbv8PCM0A0 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow
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Samsung introduced a wide range of gadgets and upgrades today at its Unpacked event in Brooklyn. The overarching theme of the event centered on increased productivity throughout its connected ecosystem with performance improvements across the board. Here are seven takeaways from Samsung Unpacked: 1. Note 9 rumors are confirmed [embedded content] Samsung’s latest phablet was
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Samsung showed off its competing smart speaker today called the Galaxy Home, which will work seamlessly with Spotify. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Blissfully, a New York City startup that helps companies understand their SaaS usage inside their organizations, announced it has received a $3.5 million seed round. The investment was led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Hubspot, Founder Collective, and several unnamed pre-seed investors also participated. They got a $1.5 million pre-seed investment, bringing the total so
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Watch highlights from the Note 9 launch event and see Fortnite on Android in all its glory. Galaxy Note 9 hands-on – https://youtu.be/3NMKDsRR-rQ Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event live stream – https://youtu.be/bSbv8PCM0A0 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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Facebook is shutting down Friend List Feeds sometime today, according to a message posted in the Facebook app. The feature allowed users to scroll through only those posts from one of their designated friend lists – for example, family, work colleagues, neighbors, industry peers, and so on. The end result was a much more personalized
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Samsung didn’t just uneil new devices like the Galaxy Home, the Galaxy Watch and of course the new Galaxy Note 9 at its Unpacked event this morning — it also announced a partnership with Spotify. The goal is to create a seamless cross-device listening experience on Samsung devices, including the ones announced today. As demonstrated
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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) may not be a household name, but it houses some important open source projects including Kubernetes, the fast-growing container orchestration tool. Today, CNCF announced that the Prometheus monitoring and alerting tool had joined Kubernetes as the second “graduated” project in the organization’s history. The announcement was made at PromCon, the
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We walk you through Samsung’s biggest phone of the year. Watch the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event: Livestream, start time and more here – https://youtu.be/bSbv8PCM0A0 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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IBM and shipping giant Maersk having been working together for the last year developing a blockchain-based shipping solution called TradeLens. Today they moved the project from Beta into limited availability. Marie Wieck, GM for IBM Blockchain says the product provides a way to digitize every step of the global trade workflow, transforming it into a real-time communication
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The future of computing is not on a screen — it’s in augmented and mixed reality holograms. Bridget Carey explores where we are in this next stage of computing. We tried Magic Leap One – https://youtu.be/TfzlU7nW23Y Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow
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Apple has commented on its decision to continue to allow conspiracy theorist profiteer InfoWars to live stream video podcasts via an app in its App Store, despite removing links to all but one of Alex Jones’ podcast content from its iTunes and podcast apps earlier this week. At the time Apple said the podcasts had violated
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Walmart sold its China-based e-commerce business in 2016, but the U.S. retail giant is very much involved in the Chinese internet market through a partnership with e-commerce firm JD.com. Alibaba’s most serious rival, JD scooped up Walmart’s Yihaodian business and offered its own online retail platform to help enable Walmart to products in China, both on
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WeWork recently announced a new office space solution called “HQ by WeWork” to provide mid-sized companies the privacy, flexibility, customization and cost-efficiency they need without making a long-term brick-and-mortar commitment. According to U.S. Census data, the number of mid-sized companies with 11 to 250 employees account for 1.1 million companies in the country and employ approximately
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Want a robot that rolls around, plays blackjack, and can bug your kids to clean up their rooms? Vector’s your guy. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new mobile video startup NewTV, now headed by CEO Meg Whitman, has closed on a billion in new funding in round led by Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg, the company has confirmed. WndrCo, Katzenberg’s tech and media holding company, officially announced the round’s close on Tuesday, following last month’s report from CNN which had first leaked
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Patreon is forming a patronage empire. Today it acquired white-labeled subscription membership platform Memberful, which lets creators sell exclusive access to content through their own site instead of a centralized platform like Patreon. Rather than being folded into a Patreon feature, Memberful will run as an independent brand maintaining its tiered pricing structure, though new
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Yesterday Oracle announced a new online transaction processing database service, finally bringing its key database technology into the cloud. The company, which has been around for over four decades made its mark selling databases to the biggest companies in the world, but as the world has changed, large enterprise customers have been moving increasingly to
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H1Z1 has spent a couple months on PS4 in an open beta. But today, the Battle Royale game is officially making its debut on the PlayStation platform. Much like Fortnite Battle Royale, which has swept the gaming world unlike almost any title before it, H1Z1 drops 100 players into a map where they must loot
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MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform backed by Accel in the U.S. and Europe’s Atomico, is unveiling a new product today that aims to make it easier for enterprises to communicate with customers across various channels of their choosing. Dubbed “Programmable Conversations” (yes, really!), the product takes the form of a single API that unifies
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The code could confirm two long-standing rumors about the iPhone X Plus and the iPad Pro. The cheaper iPhone 9 could arrive late (The Apple Core) – https://youtu.be/hx1z6oNRYMg Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram:
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The latest headset to blend virtual and real things is here. We’ve tried it at Magic Leap’s headquarters in Florida. Check out some early Magic Leap One prototypes – https://youtu.be/-6ns1yoidlw Magic Leap is either brilliant or BS. It’s ready to prove its AR gear is real: http://www.cnet.com/news/magic-leap-is-either-brilliant-or-bs-its-ready-to-prove-its-ar-gear-is-real/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists:
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Come take a look at the prototypes (and comic books) that led to Magic Leap’s headset. Magic Leap is either brilliant or BS. It’s ready to prove its AR gear is real: http://www.cnet.com/news/magic-leap-is-either-brilliant-or-bs-its-ready-to-prove-its-ar-gear-is-real/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us
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Handiscover, a startup that lets you find and book accessible travel accommodation, has raised $700,000 in new funding. The round is backed by Howzat Partners, which has previously invested in a number of successful travel companies, such as publicly-listed Trivago and more recently Lodgify. Tranquility Capital, a Swedish family fund with a background in accessibility,
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Google on Monday announced the official release of Android P — now officially dubbed Android Pie — for users of its Pixel phones.  There are plenty of new features in Android Pie, some of which you may think makes the latest flavor so appealing. Here are nine reasons you’ll want a piece of Pie. Now
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Well, it’s come to this. These are the last leaks we’ll see of the Note 9 because it is getting unveiled super-soon. WIll there be any surprises at the launch? Doubtful. Meanwhile, Google accidentally tells YouTubers the Pixel 3 launch date. All that and your comments on this episode of Alphabet City! Watch more from
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Ed Byrne Contributor Ed Byrne is an entrepreneur, investor and co-founder of Scaleworks. Do you worry about the so-called “kill zones” of big tech companies? The Economist thinks you should. The theory basically suggests that if your product or service is anyway threatening or accretive to one of these incumbents,  they will either force-buy your company
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We’ll be covering Samsung’s big event live. Join us to watch for surprises, and send your comments and questions using #CNETLive. Will the Samsung Note 9 suffer the same fate as the Galaxy S9? – https://www.cnet.com/news/will-the-samsung-note-9-suffer-the-same-fate-as-the-galaxy-s9/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow
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The Stories War has officially killed Snapchat’s growth. In Q2 2018 earnings today, Snapchat’s user count shrank 1.5 pecent percent to 188 million this quarter, down from 191 million and positive 2.9 percent user growth last quarter. However, Snapchat beat expectations with $262.3 million in revenue and a loss of $0.14 while Wall Street estimated
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Oracle executive chairman and CTO, Larry Ellison, first introduced the company’s autonomous database at Oracle Open World last year. The company later launched an autonomous data warehouse. Today, it announced the next step with the launch of the Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP) service. This latest autonomous database tool promises the same level of autonomy —
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The tech industry is cracking down on the famous conspiracy theorist. Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify ban Infowars, touching off censorship debate: https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-facebook-youtube-spotify-bans-infowars-a-conspiracy-theorists-dream/ YouTube bans Infowars’ Alex Jones channel: https://www.cnet.com/news/youtube-bans-infowars-alex-jones-channel/ Apple, Spotify drop Alex Jones and his Infowars podcasts: https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-has-dropped-alex-jones-and-infowars-from-itunes-podcasts/ Alex Jones dodges YouTube’s Infowars ban by simply streaming on another channel: https://www.cnet.com/news/alex-jones-dodges-youtubes-infowars-ban-by-simply-streaming-on-another-channel/ Subscribe to CNET:
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Chinese AI startup Tianrang has raised a $26 million (RMB180 million) funding round from China’s Gaorong Capital and co-lead CMB International Capital. Other investors included Ziniu Fund and Chinese fintech company Wacai. In 2016, the company raised an angel round led by Gaorong Capital and participated in by Shanghai Jindi Investment Management Ltd. Based on
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InVision continues its slow march toward design world domination, today announcing the hire of Mike Davidson who will take over as Head of Partnerships and Community. Davidson was previously the VP of Design at Twitter, where he built a 100-person team that was responsible for every aspect of Twitter’s user experience and branding, including web,
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There are many new features in Android Pie you can expect to make their way to your Android phone, the timing of which depends on how often your phone’s manufacturer updates its operating system. Google Pixel ($321 at Amazon.com) owners, however, can get these features right now. Now playing: Watch this: Android P: A slice of
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Starts @ 2:40 before the edit. We look at the controversy over Infowars, grab a slice of Android P, and look at the FCC’s comment system mess. Our sponsor: https://www.enablingusb.org/ Android Pie: https://cnet.co/2M5Bqhk Alex Jones: https://cnet.co/2Odxybi FCC DDoS: https://cnet.co/2KBo3jY Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout
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Palm’s smartphone return appears to still be on track for 2018. Last year, an executive at TCL confirmed that the dearly departed mobile brand would be making a comeback as part of the smartphone conglomerate’s portfolio, and with a little under five months left in the year, the ‘PVG100′ has hit the FCC and WiFi
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Some numbers published in a report from The Information reveal that very few owners of Alexa-powered devices use them for shopping. Of about 50 million Alexa users, only about 100,000 reportedly bought something via voice interface more than once. It’s not exactly surprising, but it may still harm the narrative of of conversational commerce that Amazon
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As popular as Pokemon GO is, it has always been missing one major feature: pitting your Pokemon directly against another trainer’s. Strange, since that was the entire basis of the franchise to begin with! But the mobile game will at last get this much-requested feature by the end of the year, the company told Polish
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The removal of conspiracy enthusiast content by InfoWars brings us to an interesting and important point in the history of online discourse. The current form of Internet content distribution has made it a broadcast medium akin to television or radio. Apps distribute our cat pics, our workouts, and our YouTube rants to specific audiences of followers,
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If you have an old Kindle e-reader lying about then you’d best dig it up. This cool hack can turn your dead e-reader into a living clock that scours hundreds of books for exact times and displays the current time in a quote. It updates once a minute. The project, available on Instrucables, requires a
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Let’s say, hypothetically, that you make a mobile operating system, and somewhere along the line, you decided whimsically to name major updates after alphabetical dessert foods. What a fun idea! Sure, some letters will prove harder than others. “K” and “O” are admittedly tough, but that’s nothing that little bit of clever cross-branding can’t fix.
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The nickname for Android 9 is “Pie.” It’s not the most inspired of Android names, but it’ll do. What really matters at the end of the day are the new features in Pie — and there are plenty of those. If you are a Pixel owner, you’ll be happy to hear that Pie will start
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Starts @ 3:10 before the edit Why Android phones and iPhones will get more pricey, T-Mobile news, cheaper plans and a boot camp to reform teenage hackers. Our sponsor: https://www.enablingusb.org/ Climbing phone prices: https://cnet.co/2M42M7j New T-Mobile plan: https://cnet.co/2nfmtv9 Hacking boot camp: https://cnet.co/2M3lbBf Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast:
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A colleague, who shall remain nameless (because privacy is not dead), gave a thumbs down to a recent column in the NYT. The complaint was that the writer had attacked tech companies (mostly but not exclusively Facebook) without offering any solutions for these all-powerful techbro CEOs’ orchestral failures to grasp the messy complexities of humanity
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Another acquisition for French carpooling platform BlaBlaCar: It’s picked up Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru’s relatively recent rival offering, BeepCar, in what’s being billed as both an acquisition and a partnership. BlaBlaCar says the move is aimed at consolidating its international growth. “Through this acquisition, we are doubling down our commitment to develop carpooling in Russia,
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Two technologies that are confusingly similar, but utterly different. Augmented reality playlist – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAl4aZK3mRv3Qw2yBQV7ueeHIqTcsoI99 Virtual reality- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAl4aZK3mRv0UCC7R14Zn4m8K7_XoLODQ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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If you’re going to school, you need this stuff. Seriously. Top 5 future phone technologies (CNET Top 5) – https://youtu.be/jdAhX_gWMIg Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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This comedy makes a song and dance about the quirks of startup culture. New musical sends up startups in song It’s Uber for comedy – https://cnet.co/2MdjQ7Q Jim Henson exhibit full of Muppets and magic – https://youtu.be/uxE_h42DTZM Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow
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Is the dystopian future of shoestrong budget weaponized drone attacks here already? The BBC and AP are reporting claims by the Venezuela government of an assassination attempt on its president using a couple of drones carrying explosives. President Nicolás Maduro was giving a speech at a military event in Caracas which was being screened live on television
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“Imagination Unlimited” leaves the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 2, but it’s a must-see if you love his work. Jim Henson exhibit ‘Imagination Unlimited’ is a trip down Muppet memory lane – https://www.cnet.com/videos/jim-henson-exhibit-imagination-unlimited-is-a-trip-down-muppet-memory-lane/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow
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For being the richest company ever with $243 billion in cash, Apple sure cuts corners in the stingiest ways. The hardware giant became the first trillion-dollar company week. Yet it’s tough to reconcile Apple earning $11 billion in profit per quarter with it still screwing us over on cords and keyboards. The “it just works”
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A fan-favorite from Season 14 of The Bachelorette stopped by CNET to talk about how his time at Venmo prepared him to try for Becca’s heart, and what’s next for him following his upcoming stint on Bachelor in Paradise. Bachelorette favorite Venmo John talks Becca, apps and the final rose: https://www.cnet.com/news/bachelorette-favorite-venmo-john-graham-talks-becca-apps-final-rose/ On Venmo, the lifestyles
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Ashley’s not sure about Tom Hardy as Venom (or how to pronounce symbiote), makes a final decision about the ALF revival and gets hyped for the future of Warcraft’s Sylvanas Windrunner. New Spider-Man (PS4) preview from Insomniac Games – https://youtu.be/enoW5Yk2uB0 Venom’s new trailer shows a symbiote with the munchies – https://www.cnet.com/news/venom-new-sony-trailer-shows-a-symbiote-with-the-munchies/ Aquaman and DC win
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Before your kids take on the classroom, why not equip them with some cool tech for students to help them out? Here’s some of the best tech deals we found for back to school supplies under $50. Back-to-school laptop deal: The Lenovo Yoga 710 for $550: https://www.cnet.com/news/back-to-school-laptop-deal-the-lenovo-yoga-710-for-550/ Spend at least $15 at Best Buy, get
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Airstream has made travel trailers for generations, and the company is ramping up plans to bring connected technology to the product line. Airstream recently announced several new products that will bring new features expected by today’s consumers including less expensive and more capable trailers. The iconic silver bullet trailers are a mainstay on America’s highways
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CNET phone editors Jessica Dolcourt and Juan Garzon discuss Motorola’s newly announced phone, the Moto Z3. Unboxing Motorola’s Moto Z3 phone with 5G – https://youtu.be/L6QyqkQ3KJ8 Moto Z3 first look: 5G is here! – https://youtu.be/FuXyVHFApEA Moto Z3 phone sells at Verizon Aug. 16, with 5G to come – https://www.cnet.com/news/moto-z3-phone-sells-at-verizon-aug-16-with-5g-to-come/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists
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CNET Phone Editor Jessica Dolcourt unboxes Motorola’s newest phone, the Moto Z3. This Android phone will take on the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 2. Moto Z3 phone sells at Verizon Aug. 16, with 5G to come – https://www.cnet.com/news/moto-z3-phone-sells-at-verizon-aug-16-with-5g-to-come/ Moto Z3 first look: 5G is here! – https://youtu.be/FuXyVHFApEA Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download
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And the price is right at under $500. Unboxing Motorola’s Moto Z3 phone with 5G – https://youtu.be/L6QyqkQ3KJ8 Moto Z3 phone sells at Verizon Aug. 16, with 5G to come – https://www.cnet.com/news/moto-z3-phone-sells-at-verizon-aug-16-with-5g-to-come/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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Yep, you read that right. The cheaper iPhone 9 could arrive late (The Apple Core) – https://youtu.be/hx1z6oNRYMg Yowza! Apple becomes a trillion-dollar company: https://www.cnet.com/news/yowza-apple-becomes-a-trillion-dollar-company-briefly/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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After a few hours playing Spider-Man for PlayStation 4, it looks like Insomniac Games has a massive home run on its hands. Insomniac’s Spider-Man PS4 game goes gold – https://www.cnet.com/news/insomniacs-spider-man-ps4-game-has-gone-gold/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us
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The latest Surface 2-in-1 packs a lot into a small package. Which Microsoft Surface should I buy?: https://www.cnet.com/news/which-microsoft-surface-should-i-buy/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Starts @ 2:32 before the edit We break down CNET’s review of the Surface Go, talk about T-Mobile plans and how the NES Classic outsold the PS4 and Xbox One. Our sponsor: https://www.enablingusb.org/ Microsoft Surface Go: https://cnet.co/2vd3IwO T-Mobile: https://cnet.co/2v8B4wG NES mini: https://cnet.co/2AGuimS Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast:
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The new smaller Surface is portable and less expensive, but be ready to pay for extras. Microsoft Surface Go review – https://www.cnet.com/reviews/microsoft-surface-go-review/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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A better LCD screen could mean production delays for Apple’s rumored 6.1 inch 2018 iPhone. (Updated video) When will Apple announce the new 2018 iPhones? – https://www.cnet.com/news/when-will-apple-announce-the-new-2018-iphones/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Thanks to its keyboard and S Pen and the company’s DeX interface, the 10.5-inch tablet is ready to multitask. We got to check it out at an event in New York. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is a $649 2-in-1 Android tablet for multitaskers: https://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-galaxy-tab-s4-is-a-649-2-in-1-android-tablet-for-multitaskers/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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Starts @ 1:48 before the edit We delve into Apple’s quarterly results, Facebook fighting influence campaigns and efforts to curb phone addiction. Our sponsor: https://www.enablingusb.org/ Apple Q3: https://cnet.co/2LY8rfu Facebook influence campaign: https://cnet.co/2AsM39n Facebook/Instagram screentime limits: https://cnet.co/2vqtc9e Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover
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