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Facebook stuffs notifications with sports, weather, nearby news

The social network expands the notifications tab to include more personal alerts. Also, Verizon shows off the "shatterproof" Droid Turbo 2, and Apple's Siri gets sassy with music questions.

Facebook's new overstuffed notifications tab looks very similar to Google Now -- and this isn't the first time Facebook copied features found in smartphones.

Watch CNET Update to learn what alerts await you on the social network. Also, Apple's Siri isn't helpful with music questions if you don't pay for Apple Music, and Verizon's new Droid Turbo 2 boasts a "shatterproof" screen -- which I happily put to the test:

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Also in this tech-news roundup, get ready for drones at Walmart. The retail giant is asking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones for deliveries and for surveillance in parking lots. Beware of falling prices and falling quad-copters.

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Facebook stuffs notifications with sports, weather, nearby news