Should Apple worry about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8? – CNET

Commentary: It looks lovely. It won’t blow up (allegedly). But is it really a threat to Apple’s upcoming phones?

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Rest in peace Tobe Hooper, who made chain saws terrifying – CNET

The director of horror classics “Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and “Poltergeist” dies at age 74. Filmmakers from all genres go online to mourn him.

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GoT’s Dinklage presents miserable, threatening world for Cisco – CNET

Commentary: A new Cisco ad has Tyrion Lanister explain how the company is fighting cyberthreats. It’s all a little scary.

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Jeff Immelt bows out of consideration for Uber CEO job – CNET

Former GE chief was considered a front-runner for the job after Travis Kalanick was forced out in June.

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Galaxy Note 8 trade-in for Note 7 owners comes with a catch – CNET

13 things you need to know before taking Samsung up on its trade-in offer for burned Note 7 owners.

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The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information – Big Think

Big ThinkThe Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but InformationBig ThinkIn the 1980s, he began exploring possible connections between information theory and quantum mechanics. It was during this period he coined the phrase “It from bit.” The idea is that the universe emanates from the information inherent within it. Each …

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The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information – Big Think

Big ThinkThe Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but InformationBig ThinkIn the 1980s, he began exploring possible connections between information theory and quantum mechanics. It was during this period he coined the phrase “It from bit.” The idea is that the universe emanates from the information inherent within it. Each …

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What David Hasselhoff would say to KITT now that cars talk – CNET

The actor revisits his ’80s and ’90s heyday in the new comedy “Killing Hasselhoff” and insists “Knight Rider” should return.

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Mayweather-McGregor fight memes pack a punch – CNET

Fans buzz about Floyd Mayweather’s face-hiding ski mask, Conor McGregor’s dapper baby, and that endless wait for the main event.

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McGregor-Mayweather viewing problems have fans fighting mad – CNET

UFC Fight Pass and Showtime face problems due to overwhelming demand, putting a damper on some fan parties and gatherings. The main bout was delayed by about 10 minutes.

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