9 great reads from CNET this week

How to sell a $1,000 phone during a pandemic, what Trump's TikTok ban is really about, and why skateboarding can provide some sanity during quarantine. Here are the week's stories you don't want to miss. How do you sell a $1,000 phone during a pandemic? With Note 20, Samsung has a plan The company is rethinking the online and in-store buying experience. Samsung Trump's TikTok ban isn't actually about TikTok Commentary: The White House is right to fret about TikTok's data collection, but spiraling relations with China are the bigger worry. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Beirut explosion: How ammonium nitrate caused deadly blast in Lebanon A large stockpile of ammonium nitrate is believed to have caused the explosion in the Port of Beirut. Amwar Amro/Getty Images Google unveils the $349 Pixel 4A, a budget phone amid a recession The launch was delayed for months and comes as the search giant faces shake-ups in its smartphone division. Angela Lang/CNET I'm a dad who skateboards to find some sanity under quarantine Commentary: I'm old, but now I skate to try to stay calm during this coronavirus crisis. Brian Bennett/CNET Protect yourself from phishing scams so you don't fall prey to the next Twitter hacker Humans are still our biggest cybersecurity weakness. Here's how to be smarter when it comes to avoiding scams through email and on your phone. Angela Lang/CNET TikTok stars hoping to take their audience to Instagram face an uphill battle Getting your fans to follow you to another social media app isn't easy. Angela Lang/CNET I walked Spot, the Boston Dynamics robot dog, remotely -- and only crashed once You, too, can take Spot for a walk, thanks to Formant, a company that lets humans manage robots from afar. Lexy Savvides/CNET Mulan for $30 on Disney Plus? Count me in I want to watch more new movie releases in the comfort of my own home. Way more. Disney

9 great reads from CNET this week
How to sell a $1,000 phone during a pandemic, what Trump's TikTok ban is really about, and why skateboarding can provide some sanity during quarantine. Here are the week's stories you don't want to miss. How do you sell a $1,000 phone during a pandemic? With Note 20, Samsung has a plan The company is rethinking the online and in-store buying experience. Samsung Trump's TikTok ban isn't actually about TikTok Commentary: The White House is right to fret about TikTok's data collection, but spiraling relations with China are the bigger worry. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Beirut explosion: How ammonium nitrate caused deadly blast in Lebanon A large stockpile of ammonium nitrate is believed to have caused the explosion in the Port of Beirut. Amwar Amro/Getty Images Google unveils the $349 Pixel 4A, a budget phone amid a recession The launch was delayed for months and comes as the search giant faces shake-ups in its smartphone division. Angela Lang/CNET I'm a dad who skateboards to find some sanity under quarantine Commentary: I'm old, but now I skate to try to stay calm during this coronavirus crisis. Brian Bennett/CNET Protect yourself from phishing scams so you don't fall prey to the next Twitter hacker Humans are still our biggest cybersecurity weakness. Here's how to be smarter when it comes to avoiding scams through email and on your phone. Angela Lang/CNET TikTok stars hoping to take their audience to Instagram face an uphill battle Getting your fans to follow you to another social media app isn't easy. Angela Lang/CNET I walked Spot, the Boston Dynamics robot dog, remotely -- and only crashed once You, too, can take Spot for a walk, thanks to Formant, a company that lets humans manage robots from afar. Lexy Savvides/CNET Mulan for $30 on Disney Plus? Count me in I want to watch more new movie releases in the comfort of my own home. Way more. Disney