Apple vs. the FBI, Ghostbusters are go and #tacotruckfail

All the top stories from the biggest phone show in the world.

CNET March 4, 2016

CNET Week in Tech, UK edition
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They came for phones, but VR swept them off their feet
Virtual reality was all the rage at Mobile World Congress 2016 as the technology nudges closer to the mainstream. Of course, we got hands-on with this year’s hottest Android phones too. Meet the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5. READ MORE »
Nick Hide
Global copy chief / London

The week’s top stories /

Apple should unlock iPhone due to possible ‘dormant cyber pathogen,’ says DA

The iPhone 5C at the center of Apple’s struggle with the FBI could be used as a “weapon,” says San Bernardino County’s district attorney.

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Google’s new payments app means never having to pull out your wallet

The Hands Free app lets customers pay for items by simply telling the cashier, “I’ll pay with Google.” But will customers speak up?

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Google throws its computing brains into tackling the Zika virus

The tech giant hopes to help ambush the virus by predicting where to focus resources. Oh, and it’s throwing in a million bucks, too.

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You bring the speakers, Echo Dot brings Alexa

Amazon’s teeny-tiny Echo follow-up ditches the speaker and cuts the cost of Alexa in half.

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CNET’s Tech Today app: One tap, 10 top stories

We’ve built an iPhone app to keep you on top of the world of technology. It’s called Tech Today and you should download it right now.

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Whitepaper: Seven Ways to Reduce Waste and Accelerate Software Delivery

From TechRepublic:
This paper will explore best practices for identifying and eliminating seven types of waste: Waiting, handoffs and task switching, motion, extra and…

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How to survive a tech show

Covering a tech show like MWC takes a lot of work — but the CNET crew has the #protips you’ll need to survive.

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Faster, quieter, cleaner: How NASA imagines the 737 of 2035

Beyond getting to Mars in two decades, the space agency has another mission: upgrading the commercial jet before the Europeans and Chinese.

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Violent ‘Daredevil’ season 2 trailer picks up with Elektra action

Move over, Punisher. It’s Elektra’s turn in the spotlight as Netflix’s “Daredevil” season 2 trailer gets a second half.

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Now your smartphone can help you clean your teeth

Oral-B’s new Genius 9000 toothbrush connects to your phone to helps measure how well you’re brushing.

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Space radio signal solves the mystery of the missing matter

Scientists detect the origin of a radio signal 6 billion light-years away and find the universe’s missing matter as a result.

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