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CNET Update (HQ)

Summary: CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what’s ahead.

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 A new king of smartwatches is crowned | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Pebble's Time Steel impresses, Apple refaces its online store experience, a nasty Firefox flaw gets patched and TIME magazine's Oculus Rift cover draws some much-needed criticism.

 Don't pay! You can watch DVDs for free on Windows 10 | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Microsoft charges $15 for a program to play DVD movies on Windows 10, but you can get free programs to do the same thing. Also, Facebook jumps on the Periscope trend with celebrity live streams, and businesses can chat with you on Facebook's Messenger.

 This printer says goodbye to ink cartridges | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Epson introduced a new printer line that won't need ink for about two years at a time. That sounds insane, but what's the catch?

 As Xbox One gets a little sweeter, HoloLens gets Xbox Live | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Microsoft announces new features coming to Xbox One, including the ability to record TV shows. Also, the company opens up Xbox Live to HoloLens programmers.

 The problem with Amazon Dash buttons | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Limits on choice mean the new shopping gadget won't click for everyone. Bridget Carey explains how the buttons work, and the rule changes for sharing your Prime perks with others.

 Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones – even guns | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and DefCon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

 Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at several versions | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Samsung's next flagship phone may come in a few flavors, and Polaroid is said to be revealing new smartphones next month. Also: we take an early peek at Apple's Photos software.

 Twitter says it 'sucks' at fighting trolls, health insurer Anthem gets hit by hack | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The CEO of Twitter wants to do more to stop abuse, and the Anthem health insurance hack is an identity thief's dream. In the meantime, look forward to smart Swatches and Apple's next streaming service.

 FCC chair proposes tough rules over Internet service | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

To enforce net neutrality, the chair of the FCC reveals a plan to run the Internet as a utility. Also, Android users need to be weary of adware on Google Play apps, and Instagram begins looping videos.

 Google vs. Uber in battle of self-driving taxis? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Reports say Google is working on its own version of Uber while Uber is mimicking Google with its own self-driving cars. Meanwhile, we wait for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to be revealed next month.

 Snapchat on a mission to be a media giant | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

The quirky teen-centric messaging app launched its first video series, Vine makes an app just for kids, and Google Now adds card alerts for Android apps.

 Facebook using beacons to show location 'tips' | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Social network's new app feature sends location tips to your feed using GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth beacons. Meanwhile, your home Internet broadband may not be broadband anymore.

 Super Bowl a no-drone zone, while ads swarm on social | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Facebook will target users with real-time ads during the biggame and the FAA warns against flying drones near the stadium on Sunday. Perhaps the next Super Bowl will unleash drones to hunt down drones.

 Is data privacy just a dream? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Data Privacy Day brings reflection on our security sins, but it's hard to find a perfect protector of data. Even Blackphone's extra-encrypted SlientText app was found with a security flaw.

 Hide photos on Facebook with Wickr's cat decoys | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: Unknown

Wickr disguises photos shared on Facebook, Twitter adds video and private group messaging, and police speak out against the Waze app's cop-tracking.


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