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Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

Payment processing giant Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate various types of biometrics _ your fingerprint, face, voice, etc. _ into approving credit card applications and payments

Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment…

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, further deepening its rift with the market leader Uber

Make your own Magic Erasers on the cheap

Magic Erasers are great for scrubbing off the worst muck, but you can make your own at home for a fraction of the price. Here's how. For more information on how this works, go to http://cnet.co/2zBt5c7

Man jumps 800 feet off Yosemite cliff without…

Watch as 33 year old daredevil Ryan Jenks jumps off an 800-foot cliff at Yosemite National Park with only a rope and no parachute.

Computers No Longer Need Human Input To Beat Us…

Although the computer program is built to play only "Go," this new development suggests computers might train themselves better than humans can.

US: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic explosion and fire

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Little Rock drops Amazon bid in ad: 'It's not you…

Arkansas' capital city is pre-emptively rejecting its long-shot bid to host Amazon's second headquarters, telling the online retailer in a full-page newspaper ad: "It's not you

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest…

Apple vows to investigate underpayment of bonuses at iPhone supplier in China after worker protests

Nintendo Switch update 4.0 adds video capture

Read the CNET News article here: http://cnet.co/2yCQ0ph The game console gets new perks right before the launch of Super Mario Odyssey.

Packers, Microsoft join in tech venture near Lambeau Field

The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft are launching a tech incubator in a development next to Lambeau Field in an effort to ignite innovation in an area not typically targeted by major, global companies

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from…

The many places competing for Amazon's HQ2 have plenty to learn from the site of its HQ1

Airbus A330neo takes first flight

Set to enter service next year, the Airbus A330neo boasts new engines, a quieter passenger cabin and redesigned wings. Read the full story at CNET: http://cnet.co/2gumFHc

LG, Qualcomm join hands for autonomous driving

LG Electronics says it has joined hands with Qualcomm to jointly research and develop autonomous driving technologies

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive…

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment on its platform, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users

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Nielsen says it will report on who's watching…

The Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon

Facebook, Google worked with anti-refugee group…

Today's major tech stories include Facebook and Google working with an anti-refugee group, a brand new mobile phone idea that sports two screens and EA's shutting down of Visceral Games.

Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes

EU unveils measures to tackle low-tech attacks

The EU is unveiling new measures to help counter low-tech attacks following a spate of killings in major cities by extremists driving vehicles into crowds of people

EU says data privacy deal with US can be improved

The European Union says that the one-year-old rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers are working well but that some improvements can still be made to the system seeking to guarantee EU citizens privacy protection from U.S. companies

iPhone 8 Plus vs. Pixel 2: Which video camera is…

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House, Senate intel committees receive briefing from Google

Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media

The Latest: Tibetan group protests at China…

Members of the Tibetan Youth Congress protested at the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi as China's ruling Communists opened their national congress

Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over…

Parts of an unmanned Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the atmosphere and scattering in the ocean

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How to Set up Alexa Voice Control for Sonos…

CNET shows you how to enable the Amazon Echo voice assistant to control your Sonos speaker system

Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis

Autonomous cars head for the Big Apple

General Motors' Cruise Automation wants to begin testing autonomous vehicles in Manhattan next year