Powerful don’t text-and-drive PSA gets laughs before gut-punch – Roadshow

Commentary: South Africa’s Western Cape government says you’re incapable of texting and walking, so don’t text and drive.

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The 404 Show 1706: Getting trapped in a VR nightmare (podcast) – CNET

Giant Bomb’s Vinny Caravella is here to talk about the future of VR, getting trapped in an ATM machine and a microscopic animal that’s actually the most resilient living thing on the planet.

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Was SoundCloud Saved by Chance (The Rapper)? – CNET

The Grammy Award-winning artist tweeted a promising message to SoundCloud fans.

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Audi’s 25th Hour is a self-driving car test lab – Roadshow

German automaker’s autonomous car cabin simulator studies how people will react to self-driving tech.

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Audi’s 25th Hour is a self-driving car test lab – Roadshow

German automaker’s autonomous car cabin simulator studies how people will react to self-driving tech.

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Juicero lays off staff, plans to launch cheaper juicer – CNET

After catching flak that its smart juicers were overpriced and superfluous, Juicero lays off a fourth of its workers.

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The Honda Accord Coupe is dead, and a whole segment goes with it – Roadshow

The Accord Coupe was the last of its kind, outside of expensive luxury cars.

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Scientists investigating strange signals from nearby star – CNET

Unexplained radio transmissions from 11 light-years away are getting a closer listen from humanity’s biggest ear.

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The net neutrality fight is on: Where do we go from here? – CNET

Ultimately, the rules governing the open internet may head to the courts or Congress. We break down how the issue could play out.

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New transistor concept developed

Transistors, as used in billions on every computer chip, are nowadays based on semiconductor-type materials, usually silicon. As the demands for computer chips in laptops, tablets and smartphones continue to rise, new possibilities are being sought out to fabricate them inexpensively, energy-saving and flexibly. A research group has now succeeded in producing transistors based on a completely different principle.

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