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Black Friday 2018 console deals now live: PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch bundles start at $200 - CNET

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Black Friday is the best time to buy a new gaming console, and this year's deals have begun.

Apple's Tim Cook says regulation of Silicon Valley is 'inevitable' - CNET

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The head of the world's biggest company may not be a "fan" of regulation, but he says the tide is turning for the tech world.

Best mobile games of 2018 - CNET

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Looking for a new game to play on your phone or tablet? Here are our picks of the best mobile games.

Black Friday 2018 Pixel 3 deals: Free Pixel 3, $600 Pixel 3, $800 off Pixel 3 XL - CNET

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The latest from Verizon, Google and Best Buy.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald leaves me questioning so much - CNET

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Harry Potter's world has gotten so, so complicated. Let's unpack everything we can.

Black Friday 2018: The best Xbox One sales and bundles begin - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 49 min ago
You can get an Xbox One S for as low as $199, or include Battlefield 5 for just $30 more.

The 44 best Android games of 2018 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 31 min ago
These are unequivocally the best Android games on the planet.

My journey from British army to cyber-security expert

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How British veterans are using their military skills to retrain as IT security experts.

Black Friday ads 2018: The full ads from Best Buy, Walmart, Target and more - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 24 sec ago
Want the unedited, full deal posts from the biggest retailers? Here they are -- along with when each sale starts.

Black Friday 2018 deals at Sam's Club start Thursday: Fitbit Versa for $150, 55-inch Vizio TV for $450 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 21 min ago
The 55-inch Vizio M-Series for $450? That's among the best deals of the year.

Walmart Black Friday 2018 deals: $199 Xbox, PS4 available now, $59 Instant Pot, $99 Google Home Hub coming soon - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 27 min ago
Walmart comes out swinging for Black Friday -- with some sale prices already available.

Black Friday 2018 Amazon deals now available: Fire TV, Roku, Recast DVR, Fire tablets, Blink cameras and more - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 29 min ago
New Amazon devices joined the Black Friday sale on Sunday, Nov. 18. Here's the full list of Echo, Fire, Kindle and other Amazon gear and their sale prices!

Target's Black Friday 2018 pre-sale starts now: $750 4K Vizio TV, $200 PS4 bundle, $30 Roku streamer and more - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 48 min ago
No need to wait until Thanksgiving -- some great Target deals are available in-store and online right now.

The 41 best VR games - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 18, 2018 - 11:58pm
What's worth playing in virtual reality? Here are all our favorites.

Newegg Black Friday 2018 deals: LG gaming monitor for $450, Nvidia Shield for $140 - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 18, 2018 - 11:11pm
From motherboards to scarves for your mother, Newegg brings it for 2018.

Black Friday 2018 Office Depot deals: HP laptop for $450, Dell 27-inch monitor for $110 - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 18, 2018 - 11:08pm
This HP laptop (with a Core i7 CPU and 1TB hard drive) is one of the best computer deals we've seen.

Insect-inspired microfluidics could help Ant Man and the Wasp breathe

Ars Technica - November 18, 2018 - 11:00pm

Enlarge / Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), and Hope van Dyne, aka the Wasp (Evangeline Lilly), would need 100 times more oxygen than usual at smaller scales. (credit: Marvel Studios)

The ability to rapidly shrink down to bug size (and beyond) gives Ant-Man and the Wasp tremendous advantages. But it also comes with some scale-related drawbacks, most notably, more difficult breathing. Trick out their suits with insect-inspired microscale air pumps, compressors, and molecule filters, combined with the fictional "Pym particle" technology, et voila! Problem solved.

Anne Staples, a bioengineer at Virginia Tech, and her graduate student Max Mikel-Stites first outlined the respiratory difficulties Ant-Man and the Wasp would likely face while insect-sized in a paper published this summer in the fledgling journalĀ Superhero Science and Technology. (Can I just say how delighted I am that this journal exists?) The group researches respiration at the microscale, using insects as models. They described their work at a meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mikel-Stites, a fan of the Marvel cinematic universe, was stoked for Ant-Man and the Wasp's release. So one day in the lab last spring, the conversation naturally turned to how difficult it would be for the superheroes to breathe when insect-sized. "Applying that perspective to Ant-Man and the Wasp seemed like a straightforward thing to do," says Mikel-Stites, who admits to being a bit nitpicky when it comes to science in the movies. And he couldn't stop thinking about the breathing problems that our superheroes would inevitably face.

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Best Black Friday 2018 deals at Staples: $24 Echo Dot, $99 Google Home Hub and more - CNET

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Everything from cheap laptops and tablets to the new Google Home Hub.

We took the iPhone XS and XR into 26 foot deep water. Only one survived - CNET

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Black Friday 2018 iPhone deals: iPhone XR and XS for $150 off, free $400 iPhone X gift card - CNET

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Some of the best iPhone discounts from Verizon, T-Mobile, Best Buy, Target and Walmart have already begun.

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