How does Face ID work? Apple lets us know (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 103) – CNET

Apple releases a document detailing how Face ID works and adapts when your face changes; iOS 11 battery life is still brutal after the iOS 11.0.1 update; and the FCC wants Apple to activate FM radio on the iPhone.

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Did Paul Revere poop here? Maybe, say Boston privy excavators – CNET

Archaeologists have found pottery and a clay pipe in the filled-in outhouse, and they’re flush with enthusiasm.

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Feds asking Facebook for info on anti-Trump activists – CNET

The Justice Department even wants info on the 6,000 people who “liked” the DistruptJ20 Facebook page, search warrants show.

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Nintendo’s best retro console isn’t the SNES Classic, it’s the 3DS – CNET

An ode to Nintendo’s little time machine: The latest 2DS and 3DS portables are still the best way to play your old favorites.

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VW extends 6-year, 72,000-mile warranty to ‘most’ 2018 models – Roadshow

It’s also transferable to subsequent owners, which brings a little extra piece of mind for used-car buyers.

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2018 Honda Civic will not mess with success – Roadshow

There are no changes for the new model year, aside from a $100 price bump.

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It’s mini mania: Next up, a tiny Commodore 64 – CNET

Glomming onto our love of all things retro and wee, Retro Games announces the C64 Mini, which comes with 64 games preinstalled.

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FCC head, a critic of net neutrality rules, likely to be reconfirmed – CNET

Despite Democrats’ protests over plans to dismantle net neutrality, Ajit Pai will likely keep his position as chairman thanks to the Republican-led Senate.

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Apple reportedly buys French computer-vision startup – CNET

Regaind’s technology claims to sort and give meaning to photos using AI. Will it show up on your iPhone?

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Jim Al-Khalili on why quantum biology matters: “The payback if it’s true is huge” – Alphr

AlphrJim Al-Khalili on why quantum biology matters: “The payback if it's true is huge”AlphrIn his own words, he likes to “give people a headache” before seeing people have a mini-Eureka moment in his chosen area of expertise: quantum physics. So let's back up. Al-Khalili is talking about quantum biology: a fascinating field of science that …

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