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Snapchat update gives your finger a rest

An update to the popular messaging app doesn't require you to hold down your finger to view snaps. It also includes an extra layer of security and new ways to add friends.

By July 2, 2015

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Hacking Team, maker of government spyware, gets hacked (video)

Leaked documents claim that the firm sold encryption-breaking spyware to many counties, including the U.S. Also, Amazon plans to out-deal Black Friday next week with Prime Day.

By July 6, 2015

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We need this giant, real-life version of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots to happen (Tomorrow Daily 202)

U.S. company MegaBots, Inc. issued a challenge to Japanese-based Suidobashi Heavy Industries, hoping to pit its MegaBot Mk. II against Kurakatas in a no-holds barred battle to the death. ROBOT FIGHT!

By July 2, 2015

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iOS 8.4 update brings Apple Music, Beats 1 radio

Apple's streaming music service arrives Tuesday, and reports on the next iPhone point to Force Touch screens. Also, Facebook adds Snapchat-like photo tools to the main app.

By June 29, 2015

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We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By July 6, 2015

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Siri is put to the test with Apple Music launch

As Apple's streaming music service goes live, it's easy to stump Siri with some song requests. Also, Uber buys part of Bing Maps, and Google updates the Hangouts app.

By June 30, 2015

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'Bartesian' appliance whips up capsule-style cocktails in a jiffy (Tomorrow Daily 201)

On one hand, we love the idea of a Keurig-esque machine to make all those specialty cocktails our friends want when they come over. On the other hand, we're not sure if a machine will ever match the power of a good bartender.

By July 1, 2015

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Crave Ep. 209: Singing robot stars in new opera production

An autonomous humanoid robot named Myon currently stars in a German opera called "My Square Lady."

By July 2, 2015

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,489: Where we get lost in the options with Reggie Watts (podcast)

Relive Jeff's hilarious interview with the one and only Reggie Watts!

By July 3, 2015

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Apple Music, Formula E and stopping killer robots in CNET UK Podcast 439

We give our first impressions of Apple Music and a trackside report on the future of Formula E, the all-electric racing league. Plus, we discuss real-life killer robots and a campaign to stop them.

By July 3, 2015