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R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow 'Game of Thrones' theory to chew on

There's a new "Game of Thrones" fan theory making the Internet rounds this week, and this one suggests Jon Snow might have a secret twin sister. Warning: Spoilers are coming.

By August 28, 2015

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​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015

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Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015

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An iconic British monitor speaker is reborn

The Audiophiliac luxuriates with the sound of Falcon LS3/5a monitor speakers, inspired by the original 1970s BBC monitor speaker.

By August 26, 2015

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Apple snaps up FoundationDB for behind-the-scenes help

FoundationDB is building database technology that's intended to provide high-speed access to troves of information.

By March 25, 2015

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Russian Internet watchdog orders ISPs to block Wikipedia

The country's Roskomnadzor federal agency has instructed Internet providers to block a page about a kind of cannabis, but most can only block the entire site.

By August 25, 2015

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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015

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HBO's 'Game of Thrones' gets the 'Sesame Street' treatment

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to King's Landing? A new parody video gives the "Game of Thrones" opening sequence a "Sesame Street" makeover.

By August 14, 2015

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You already have great speakers. Do you really need a subwoofer?

The Audiophiliac checks out the new Zu Audio Undertone Mk. II subwoofer to see what it does for a system with large floor-standing speakers.

By August 8, 2015

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Sci-fi screenwriter Gary Whitta wants kids to poop like Vulcans

Gary Whitta hopes to teach the next generation of "Star Trek" fans how to use the toilet with his book "Pooping Is Logical," if only he can get it officially published.

By August 7, 2015