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Ep. 1321: Where we fake it til we make it

A young, sad photographer shows us how to brag about your fake girlfriend on Instagram, plus an app to rate your sexual partners, hacking baby monitor cameras, and an elaborate prank on Best Buy shoppers on today's 404 episode!

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Week in review (pictures)

Motorola and LG strut their tech stuff, Jeff Bezos reprises the role of William Randolph Hearst as media mogul, and the debate over technology and surveillance continues to grab headlines.

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Ep. 1314: Where we don't give it away for free

Jeff's absence means we get to handpick our guest hosts all week, and today CNET producer Cheryl Holloway gives us her take on hacking luxury toilets, wearable tooth sensors, twerking how-tos, and the unavoidable evil of popular DJ drops.

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Chromecast review (updated): Google's $35 streamer inches forward, but not past Roku

Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes.

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CBS, Time Warner Cable agree to brief contract extension

The two companies, which have been engaged in contentious negotiations over a new carriage contract, agree to an extension through July 29.

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CBS chief: Time Warner face-off is 'a crucial struggle'

After both sides trade barbs in ad campaigns, CBS's Les Moonves says the dispute has escalated in recent days and the threat of Time Warner dropping stations is real, according to an internal email memo.

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Ep. 1305: Where we still haven't quite recovered from Comic-Con 2013

Check out today's 404 episode for a round-up of all the news, celebrity sightings, cosplay characters, and free giveaways at Comic-Con 2013!

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Aereo heads west -- but not too far west -- with Utah launch

The streamer of over-the-air local broadcasts picks Utah for the next leg of its expansion from New York after Boston and Atlanta, but the move west still keeps it out of a zone with shakier legal footing.

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Aereo has gotten into trouble with CBS and other networks over its live TV streaming.

Aereo could benefit from CBS-Time Warner Cable dispute

A spokesperson for the cable giant tells The New York Times it will suggest that its users give streaming startup Aereo a try if Time Warner Cable loses access to CBS programming.

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CBS's "Under the Top" has been the top primetime show on broadcast TV.

CBS, Time Warner Cable talks grow ugly

A showdown between the broadcast network and the cable provider over fees could cause programming to go dark in some of the country's biggest cities, which would be good for few but Amazon and Aereo.

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Foursquare to continue check-in ads at Comic-Con International

Foursquare users checking in at the San Diego Convention Center may see an ad for free movie tickets to "The To Do List."

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The updated Aereo app on Roku makes it easier to watch live TV.

In another Aereo win, court refuses to rehear New York case

Appeals court clears the way for the TV-over-the-Web service to continue around New York City. But broadcasters aren't giving up their legal battle against the Barry Diller-backed service and its ambitious expansion plans.

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