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EU gene editing dilemma continues

Reuters Technology - May 26, 2016
Gene editing, the new technology taking the biomedical world by storm, is posing a problem for policymakers in Europe after years of conflict over genetically modified food. Stuart McDill reports.

Google honors legendary swing dancer in doodle - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
The search giant honors Frankie Manning on his 102nd birthday with a couple of cool cats jumpin' and jivin' on all over the Google logo.

Lenovo's Motorola purchase not paying off - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
Sales from its Motorola's phone business "did not meet expectations" in the last quarter, says Lenovo.

El Chapo threatens lawsuit against Netflix for planned series - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
A lawyer of Mexican drug lord tells The Associated Press that his client will sue Netflix and partner Univision if they make a series about his life without paying him.

Samsung offers glimpse into the guts of the Gear 360 camera - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
Can't get enough of Samsung's upcoming Gear 360? Samsung is offering an inside look.

Microsoft's phone biz goes from dead to deader (The 3:59, Ep. 51) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
We dish on Microsoft's layoffs, AT&T eyeing Yahoo and the Chewbacca mask mom.

PayPal to Microsoft, BlackBerry, Amazon Kindle Fire: Buh-Bye - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
The payments service says it will cease support for apps on these mobile platforms in order to focus more on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

PlayStation 4 sales leap past 40 million - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
That puts Sony's PS4 at roughly double the number of Xbox One consoles that Microsoft has sold.

Tesla Model S on Autopilot crashes into van parked on highway - Roadshow

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
Seems like some Tesla owners still aren't paying enough attention.

ZTE will step into the VR game with its own virtual reality headset - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
ZTE will bring the VR battle to Samsung and Google with its own headset.

27 amazingly complicated luxury watches for tech lovers - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
These intricate timepieces make the Apple Watch look like a cheap piece of junk.

Watch this Star Wars fan film shot using drones - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
Drone TIE fighters chase R2-D2 as the plucky droid pilots X-Wing in this fan-made movie complete with special effects and iconic Star Wars music.

Apple reportedly mulled buying Time Warner to boost media offering - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
The deal was considered, but did not progress far, reports the Financial Times.

Snapchat snags over $1.8B in funding - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
The extra surge in funds reportedly put the company's value near $20 billion.

NFL team using robots in offseason practices (Tomorrow Daily 371 show notes) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
The Pittsburgh Steelers are adding a few MVPs to their practice team, but they aren't human.

Google might start shaming companies that take too long to update their Android phones - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
It's not just you who's sick of waiting for the latest Android updates to arrive on your phone -- Google is too, and it has a plan to tackle it.

China's floating buses will ride above the roads - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 26, 2016
To ease congestions in its bigger cities, a Chinese firm has shown off a concept for a bus that drives over the traffic.

Humax adds Netflix to Freeview Play

BroadbandTVNews - May 26, 2016

Netflix will be available to Freeview Play homes after the streaming service was added by manufacturer Humax. Read the story »

SPI expands in Africa

BroadbandTVNews - May 26, 2016

SPI International has signed an agreement with Digitune Media Technologies. Read the story »

AV Directive: What the industry says

BroadbandTVNews - May 26, 2016

Industry figures and organisations have generally reacted positively to the European Commission’s amendments to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. Read the story »

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