Tech News from Around the Globe

The weather looks fine on this nearby Earth-like planet - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:35pm
Ross 128 b is the second-closest rocky planet beyond our solar system, but it may be the nearest exoplanet worth checking for aliens.

What's on TV: 'Humans,' 'Snowfall' and 'Killjoys'

Engadget - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:28pm
This week we have a season finale for AMC's robot series Humans and FX's Pose, as Syfy brings back Wynonna Earp and Killjoys plus FX has a second season of Snowfall. Netflix's latest series features David Spade in Father of the Year, while gamers can... suffers outages at start of Prime Day 2018 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:00pm
At least the 404 pages have cute dogs on them.

Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals: Kitchen and appliances - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:00pm
Here are the top kitchen and appliances deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018.

'David Bowie Is' coming to your home through AR and VR

Engadget - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 8:29pm
Did you miss your chance to see the David Bowie is museum exhibition and pay tribute to the late, great musician? You won't have to wallow in regret for very long. The David Bowie Archive, Sony Music, Planeta and the Victoria and Albert Museum have...

'Quieter' MacBook Pro keyboard is reportedly exclusive to 2018 model - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:57pm
Whether it protects against dust or no, don't expect to see the new keyboard after Apple repairs your laptop.

The Galaxy S10's key feature will reportedly be ultrasonic - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:44pm
Because ultrasonic is way cooler than optical -- and might make for easier logins.

Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 gaming deals: Switch, Xbox and PC accessories - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:30pm
Discounts on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One S, PC hardware and more.

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe stage protest on Prime Day (update)

Engadget - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:16pm
Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Spain and Poland are hoping to call the e-commerce giant's attention to their plea for better working conditions by going on strike on Prime Day. The workers for the company's fulfillment centers are protesting th...

Netflix CEO: 'Net neutrality advocates have won the day' - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 6:36pm
Netflix doesn't expect the US's regulatory rollback to change things much.

Apple puts a new emoji face on its executive team - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 6:32pm
Apple's leadership goes Memoji to celebrate World Emoji Day.

Instapaper buys itself back from Pinterest

Engadget - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 6:16pm
Back in 2013, developer Marco Arment sold his popular read-it-later app Instapaper to Betaworks, the company that had previously acquired Digg. Two years ago, Pinterest bought the little company to "accelerate discovering and saving articles on Pinte...

Munro & Associates finish Tesla Model 3 teardown, come away impressed - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 6:15pm
Sandy Munro admits that he has to "eat some crow" and believes that the Model 3 is indeed a profitable vehicle.

The worst deal on Prime Day ever: $2,630.52 for a used paperback - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 6:14pm
Some third-party Amazon sellers are pricing books up to 100 times higher than other listings, The New York Times reports.

Microsoft to end support for Skype 'classic' following new desktop release - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:56pm
The older version will stop working after Sept. 1.

Adidas pledges to only use recycled plastics by 2024

Engadget - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:27pm
Adidas is planning to expand its use of recycled plastics well beyond its flagship shoes. The sportswear maker has promised to only use recycled polyester in its shoes and clothing by 2024. While the company's Eric Liedtke didn't provide a detailed r...

20 essential Amazon shopping tips and hacks - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:19pm
You don't need to wait until Prime Day to save money on Amazon. Here are the money-saving tips you need to know.

How the Russian hackers infiltrated the DNC: A timeline - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:10pm
Over the course of a year, 12 Russian hackers released thousands of stolen emails in the lead up to the 2016 US election. Here’s how it happened.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals: 30 percent off AmazonBasics products - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:00pm
Amazon has plenty of budget-priced AmazonBasics products -- and several are discounted as Prime Day deals.