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This Funko Pop dress is made of 500 Jack Skellington heads - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:54am
For the fifth edition of the Her Universe Fashion Show, Ashley Eckstein surprised fans with a 400-pound couture dress made of the character's Funko Pop.

WhatsApp fights fake news in India by limiting message forwarding - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:22am
More changes are coming as the private messaging service continues to fight the spread of misinformation.

DOJ decides it should publicly 'expose' foreign election schemes

Engadget - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:02am
If the US Justice Department stays true to its new policy, we'll hear about foreign cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns targeting the country's democracy straight from its office. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein (above) has announced...

Watch the Iron Fist season 2 trailer, straight from Comic-Con - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 2:00am
Danny Rand is back, and maybe this time he'll please critics.

Microsoft's Xbox business hits the magic $10B - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:41am
It's been a good year for Microsoft's gaming division.

Taco Bell's Comic-Con pop-up was delicious. Thanks Demolition Man! - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 1:28am
At Comic-Con 2018 I traveled back in time to go forward in time and it was delicious.

'Iron Fist' season two hits Netflix on September 7th

Engadget - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:27am
As Netflix readies its next onslaught of original TV shows and movies, we finally have a premiere date for another season of Marvel action. Iron Fist season two dropped a Comic-Con adjacent teaser trailer to announce that, following Luke Cage season...

Google just launched a bizarre AI experiment called 'Move Mirror' - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:09am
It's kind of like a reverse image search, but it uses machine learning to match your poses with images

How Facebook operations got 10 times faster while getting 10 times bigger - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:03pm
Turns out it's hard to run a social network with 2.2 billion people.

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' to return on Disney's streaming service

Engadget - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:29pm
The original run of Star Wars: The Clone Wars ended after five seasons and a bundle of "Lost Missions" episodes on Netflix, but now the CGI series is coming back. Today at Comic-Con supervising director Dave Filoni made a surprise announcement that a...

5 things we learned about DC's new streaming service at Comic-Con - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:26pm
Everything from DC Universe's first batch of new shows, its price and how it ties into comics, revealed.

Google AI experiment compares poses to 80,000 images as you move

Engadget - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 9:52pm
Google released a fun AI experiment today called Move Mirror that matches whatever pose you make to hundreds of images of others making that same pose. When you visit the Move Mirror website and allow it to access your computer's camera, it uses a co...

Watch the Mars dust storm transform the entire planet - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 9:41pm
Mars' face has completely changed thanks to a planet-engulfing dust storm that has been raging since June 20.

Microsoft detected Russian phishing attacks on three 2018 campaigns

Engadget - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:44pm
Russia is still launching cyberattacks against the US, a Microsoft exec has revealed, contradicting what the President claimed just a few days ago. According to Microsoft VP for customer security and trust Tom Burt (shown above second from right, wit...

At Comic-Con, Stargirl added to DC Universe original series lineup - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:32pm
Geoff Johns, DC's former chief creative officer, returns to the first character he ever created for the company.

Google the word 'idiot,' get pics of Donald Trump - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:29pm
The result is linked to Redditors gaming Google's search algorithm.

Need a special screw? Amazon's Part Finder might help you someday (hands-on) - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:52pm
The Amazon app might save you a trip to the hardware store.

Saturday at Comic-Con 2018: TV and movie panels worth watching - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:40pm
It's a day for heroes: Aquaman, Batman, The Flash, Supergirl, My Hero Academia and more!

Spidey wears classic costume in Spider-Man PS4 game trailer from Comic-Con - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:39pm
Spider-Man's traditional suit is a costume option in the new superhero video game, debuting Sept. 7 from PlayStation.