9 great reads from CNET this week

We learn about a revolutionary gene-editing tool, examine cyberstalkers exploiting dating apps, and consider the possibility of Black Panther winning best picture.

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That short week went by fast. Verizon's budget wireless service may finance your next iPhone. Facebook's Moments is biting the dust. And Jeff Bridges tweeted that some Big Lebowski news might drop during the Super Bowl

If you missed anything, now's your chance to catch up.

Here's what you need to know about CRISPR, the tool that's revolutionizing genetic engineering

The gene-editing breakthrough might be used to cure disease or build designer babies.

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Cyberstalkers are crowdsourcing danger to victims' doorsteps with dating apps

Technology has made online dating convenient. It's done the same for online harassment.

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Why Black Panther could actually win best picture at the Oscars

If any superhero movie can take the big prize, it's surely Black Panther.


Here are 7 features the Galaxy S10 needs to have

Samsung's next flagship phone could take a couple of tips from the iPhone XS and Pixel 3.

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How Jeff Bezos' $140 billion divorce could affect Amazon

Don't worry. It's unlikely to affect Prime.

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I dumped Netflix

You read that right.

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Twitter's official account has gotten awfully weird

It's kinda po-mo.

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Here are the American car events you must see in 2019

Gearheads rejoice!

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Brave's privacy-focused ads to spread beyond its browser

App developers will be able to tap the tech behind them later this year.

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Everything we know about Black Panther 2: New villains, new love interests and more will likely liven things up in Wakanda when the Marvel sequel finally comes out.

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