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From industry news to techy trends to newsmaker interviews, no technology angle is too small or obscure to explore. Our reporters take you there in this video series that aims to bring you even closer to the tech news you find daily on CNET News.
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Avengers: Endgame could have been very different

The film's screenwriters and directors share insights about the MCU's massive blockbuster. author

KGB tech: These gadgets powered the notorious spy agency

Hundreds of espionage tools, including ashtray eavesdropping devices and the "widow's kiss" lipstick gun, are on display at New York's KGB Museum. author

Facebook defends cryptocurrency plans before Congress

Facebook's cryptocurrency chief faces tough questioning by US senators. author

Apollo 11 moon landing highlights from CBS News

Here's what America watched as history was made in 1969. author

YouTube’s product chief helps safeguard and expand the platform

After the company's scandals, Neal Mohan, YouTube’s No. 2 exec, faces new challenges. author

Apollo: Missions to the Moon clip shows rare footage of the world watching the moon landing

The excitement was felt worldwide as people saw humans landing on the moon for the first time. author

Apple cuts new MacBook Air price, but kills off $999 classic edition

From The 3:59 show: Apple's $1,099 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro are the new entry-level notebooks. author

Huawei’s homegrown OS faces a steep uphill climb

From The 3:59 show: An OS that’s faster than Android isn’t enough to get people to make the switch. author

Loads of Android apps are skirting privacy controls

From The 3:59 show: Researches found more than 1,000 apps are ignoring users' permission requests. author

Here's what Amazon revealed about Alexa privacy to a US senator

From The 3:59 show: Here are several good reasons to regularly delete your Alexa recordings. author

Here's how genetic genealogist CeCe Moore finds potential criminal suspects

Crime scene DNA leads to distant cousins, and eventually a name. author

As Amazon pushes into AI smarts, worries about job losses grow

From The 3:59 show: How Amazon's new technologies could impact the future of shopping and work. author

Hackers have been quietly stealing gigabytes of call data records from mobile carriers

From The 3:59 show: The major cyberattacks go as far back as 2012. author

5G phones you can buy right now

These are the 5G-ready phones you need to take advantage of new 5G networks author

5G and your health

Here's what you need to know about whether 5G will make you sick. author

Pixar's Toy Story 4 brings new characters, cutting-edge animation

Characters and scenes take on a more realistic look. author

Building a real flying Iron Man Suit with Adam Savage

We went behind the scenes with former MythBusters star Adam Savage for his new series Savage Builds. In the first episode Adam builds a titanium Iron Man suit modeled directly from Marvel Studios, with the hopes of actually flying it. author

Amazon's drones and robots want to take over your deliveries

From The 3:59 show: The online store shows off its newest Prime Air drone and Amazon Scout sidewalk robot. author

We landed on the moon with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

Come along for the ride as NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine guides us through a moon landing inside NASA's 10-story Vertical Motion Simulator at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California. author

Aska wants to be your personal flying car

Maki and Guy Kaplinsky reveal designs for a flying commuter car. author

Google Stadia: Everything you need to know

Google's Stadia chief, Phil Harrison, announces details about its new cloud gaming service, including price, game previews and spec updates. author

Your Ring camera could be a part of a police surveillance network

From The 3:59 show: More than 50 police departments have partnered with Amazon's Ring. author

Apple’s new two-player AR arcade game at WWDC is crazy

Apple’s newest game demo shows how virtual objects can look more real than ever. author

Mojang demos Minecraft Earth for the first time

Mojang execs offer a first look at AR game Minecraft Earth at WWDC. author

Apple reveals new camera and Photos upgrades

Apple shows off new camera effects for iOS 13, including the ability to rotate video, and an all-new Photos app for better browsing. author

HomeKit gets secure video and router support

Apple updates HomeKit, giving users the ability to analyze security video. In additon, HomeKit gets router support. author

Memoji get a makeover

Apple gave Memoji an actual makeover at WWDC 2019 with stickers. author

App store coming to Apple Watch

At WWDC 2019, Apple announced a standalone App store for the Apple Watch, which will let people buy and download their apps. author

Nintendo unveils sleep tracker, Pokemon Go Plus Plus

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company announce plans to turn your sleep into a game. author

You can now use your iPhone to pay for NYC transit rides

The MTA’s contactless payments system also works with wearables, Android phones and tap-to-pay credit cards. author

Thoughts on the Apple iPod Touch refresh

It's not a flagship iPhone, but that's the point. author

Powerful chipmaker Qualcomm is just too powerful, judge rules

From The 3:59 show: It could change Qualcomm's entire business model, but that doesn't mean your next phone will be any cheaper. author

Google’s experiments look to the future with silly games that could have a big impact

I told a goofy story and moo’d like a cat for the sake of accessible technology. author

Apple will replace faulty MacBook keyboards

Apple announced it will replace all faulty butterfly switch keyboards from 2015 to 2019 free of charge and has changed the material of its keyboards. author

Inside Facebook's robotics research lab.

CNET learns why Facebook AI researchers are working with robots. author

Laura Dern and team up to boost young women coders

The travel and commerce site hosted a two-day Code-a-thon and announced $320,000 in scholarships for young women to study computer science. author

How San Francisco's ban could impact facial recognition tech

From The 3:59 show: Plus, no, Facebook isn't listening to your conversations. author

Bucket lists get checked off in VR

Virtual reality is helping hospice patients visit old memories and explore new places. author

Is Facebook spying on you?

CNET’s editorial staff tested the conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your conversations to target ads more precisely. Here’s what we found out. author

WhatsApp update fights malware that infects devices with just a call

From The 3:59 show: You should update WhatsApp as soon as you can. author

Disney is set to completely take over Hulu

From The 3:59 show: Disney and Comcast reached a deal giving Disney full control of the streaming service. author

Facebook's a giant, but its supporters don't think it needs to split up

From The 3:59 show: Facebook doesn't think it's a monopoly. author

Google's head of advertising calls for privacy, but not by default

From The 3:59 show: The tech giant's privacy push will come with some assembly required. author

The Supreme Court's call on Apple and what it means for the App Store

From The 3:59 Show: The decision deals a blow to one of Apple's biggest sources of revenue. author

Facebook co-founder: Time to break up the social network

Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create Facebook when they were Harvard students, tells CBS This Morning that it's time for the government to step in. author

Jeff Bezos reveals plans for the moon and beyond

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos details his plans to return humans to the moon and build space colonies. author

You deleted your Alexa voice recordings, but the text records are still there

From The 3:59 show: Amazon lets you delete voice recordings, but the company still has that data, just not as a sound bite. author

Google's AI tech hopes to catch early signs of cancer

The company is using artificial intelligence to detect early signs of cancer in lung patients. author

Live Caption adds subtitles to any video or audio clip

At Google I/O 2019, Google demonstrated an upgraded caption feature that instantly adds subtitles to any audio clip or video in real time. author

A faster Google Assistant will help you decide what to eat

Google announced lots of upgrades for its virtual assistant at its I/O developer conference, including personalized recommendations and faster response times. author