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Intel bets on a big speed boost for 8th-gen Core chips - CNET
Claiming 40 percent better performance than even last-gen CPUs, Intel is pushing 4K, VR and more.
HTC Vive gets a huge price cut, but is it enough? - CNET
It's $200, £150 or AU$400 cheaper now.
The total solar eclipse 2017 eve gets weird - CNET
Just hours before the moon blocks out the sun in a traveling celestial show across the US, things are already getting strange.
Elon Musk calls for ban on use of killer robots - CNET
Robotics and AI researchers warn that robotic weapons could usher in the "third revolution in warfare."
Xbox One X preorders open, Project Scorpio Edition revealed - CNET
You can now preorder an Xbox One X.
iPhone 8? Why would Apple call it that? - CNET
Commentary: Many seem confident that Apple will soon present two phones called iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus and an iPhone 8. Is that the best Apple can do?
Nick Saban is the reason you should watch the solar eclipse - CNET
Commentary: Asked about whether his Alabama football team will be given time to watch the eclipse, the coach offers a fascinating reply.
Politician disses Hawking's research analysis (it doesn't go well) - CNET
Commentary: As the renowned physicist defends the UK's health services, a government minister says on Twitter that Hawking doesn't know good science when he sees it. Oh.
Namecheap pulls the plug on neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer - CNET
The webhost notes violent and anti-Semitic content as it becomes latest company to delete the hate site's domain registration.
Startups could be key to fixing tech's diversity problem - CNET
Experts say that if Silicon Valley wants to eliminate pervasive sexism and racism, growing companies need to put inclusion at their core.
Why tech still can't save kids in hot cars - Roadshow
In spite of recent innovations, preventing this one's still on you.
Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is a Pebble Beach stunner - Roadshow
Mercedes goes topless this year in Pebble Beach with the debut of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet sporting an electric drivetrain, first-class interior and advanced technology features.
Solar eclipse: Desperate brands leap on the sunny side - CNET
Commentary: So many brands squeezing their products into the solar eclipse frenzy, hoping to make a buck. But a small brand does something delightful.
For speakers or headphones, how much bass is enough? - CNET
Bass is the guiltiest of guilty pleasures for audiophiles.
Google brings video previews to search results on phones - CNET
In Google's Android app and in Chrome for Android, you'll now have an idea of what's in a clip before you bother playing it.
This McLaren 720S is a flying purple people eater - Roadshow
Grimace, your ride has arrived.
Here’s a pint-size speaker with a big sound - CNET
The little Vanatoo Transparent Zero speaker has a big heart, says the Audiophiliac.
Here's how Porsche builds its unique braided carbon wheels - Roadshow
Spoiler alert: There's a lot of carbon fiber involved.
The movies we had to leave before the end - CNET
Every week we ask folks around the CNET offices a question about pop culture. This week we wanted to know which movies they simply had to walk out of or turn off because they couldn't take it anymore.
The 43 best Android games of 2017 - CNET
These are unequivocally the best Android games on the planet and some of the best games on any system right now.
The 47 best iPhone games - CNET
If you're all about the iPhone, these are some of the best games you can play.
Want more women in tech at your company? Make it a focus - CNET
Commentary: The design thinking process behind tech development should be applied to diversity efforts, says one of Intuit's top technologists.
Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet electrifies Pebble Beach - Roadshow
The 18.7-foot convertible concept is battery powered and stunning to look at.
Galaxy Note 8 preorders may come with some serious extras - CNET
Samsung could follow its lead from last year and offer a bundled gift worth hundreds.
Alexa finally listens for Fire TV. It was worth the wait - CNET
Now Amazon's always-listening Echo and Dot speakers can control Fire TV devices without the remote, using just your voice. Bingeing just got even easier.