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Rival accuses Google's Waze of stealing traffic data - Sept 2, 2015
If proven true, the lawsuit could show the search giant took a wrong turn in its bidding war with Facebook over Waze in 2013. ...
Elon Musk reveals when you can order a Tesla Model 3 electric car - Sept 2, 2015
Tesla's CEO tweets a few details about the company's upcoming electric car, billed as more affordable than its predecessor, including when it should hit the market. ...
PCs and tablets flip and twist their way through IFA 2015 - Sept 2, 2015
Join our CNET Editors on a tour of the PCs and tablets catching our eye at the IFA 2015 tech show in Berlin. ...
Steven Spielberg says superhero movies will die like Westerns - Sept 2, 2015
Technically Incorrect: The great director and producer foresees a time when we're just tired of Superman and Batman. ...
NASA looking at 'hitchhiking' across solar system on speeding comets - Sept 2, 2015
A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy. ...
Lenovo Phab Plus - Sept 2, 2015
Lenovo Phab Plus ...
President Obama roams Alaska with, oh, a selfie stick - Sept 2, 2015
Technically Incorrect: Posting to Twitter and Instagram, the president wants to highlight climate change. But a selfie stick? Is that wise? ...
Hulu launches an ad-free tier...with 7 exempt shows (Tomorrow Daily 236) - Sept 2, 2015
Ashley and Khail discuss their favorite phone and wearable out of IFA 2015, and debate if $12.99 is worth it for a (mostly) commercial-free Hulu subscription. ...
Teen reportedly shoots self dead while taking selfies with gun - Sept 2, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A Houston teen is reportedly about to start college when he decides to take some selfies while holding a gun. The consequences were tragic, police say. ...
Beautiful makeover for a Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time location - Sept 2, 2015
Visual-effects artist Michael Eurek builds an absolutely incredible high-definition remake of Zora's Domain from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time using Unreal Engine 4. ...
Diver breaks up mortal combat between deadly sea snake, stonefish - Sept 2, 2015
During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it. ...
Apple said to be unveiling iPad Pro during next week's event - Sept 2, 2015
The tech titan will reportedly debut both a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and an iPad Mini 4 during its big product launch on Wednesday, rather than wait until later this year. ...
Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colony - Sept 2, 2015
New research finds that members of a group of jellyfish-like marine animals use their jets in different ways -- depending on age -- to steer the colony. No word on retirement age. ...
Hackers could use baby monitors to watch your kids too, security experts warn - Sept 2, 2015
Some video-streaming baby monitors aren't safe from hackers, a security researcher finds, and it doesn't matter how much you paid either. Experts say this is part of a trend indicating poor security in Net-connected household devices. ...
Verizon unveils a new logo a day after Google does the same - Sept 2, 2015
Verizon is opting for a cleaner look and says it stands for "simplicity, honesty and joy." ...
Acer introduces a stackable modular PC - Sept 2, 2015
Acer's modular PC, the PS4's next update is a big one, why renting cable boxes is crazy, and Google's war on full-screen mobile ads. ...
Sony unveils h.ear headphones and noise-cancelling Walkman (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Sony has launched a new range of hi-res portable audio gear at IFA in Berlin including headphones and players. We went hands-on. ...
For Motorola's latest smartwatch, it's all about freedom of choice - Sept 2, 2015
Motorola's head of design, Jim Wicks, isn't concerned about facing off against the Apple Watch. The highly customizable Moto 360? "It's a better product," he says. ...
New Xperia Z5 smartphones stick to Sony's high-end mantra - Sept 2, 2015
The company unveils three smartphones targeting affluent users, but it still hasn't figured out how to avoid getting lost in the shuffle behind Apple and Samsung. ...
'Star Wars' Post-it note wall art looms large (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Employees of UK office supply company Viking create a series of murals of Darth Vader, Yoda and other "Star Wars" favorites using sticky little pieces of paper. ...
Google will hold Nexus event September 29 in San Francisco - Sept 2, 2015
The search giant and Android maker will introduce two smartphones, one made by LG and the other by Huawei. ...
It took 3,597 Post-it notes to make these 'Star Wars' murals - Sept 2, 2015
Office supplies go galactic in a series of "Star Wars" character murals created out of blocky pieces of paper. ...
Google courts classrooms with updates to Docs, spreadsheets - Sept 2, 2015
The search giant adds features to its productivity apps in hopes of making them easier for students to use for school projects. ...
Microsoft refreshes back-to-school teaching tools - Sept 2, 2015
Eight new and updated programs are available for teachers and students to use in the coming school year. ...
Let Stephen Colbert's voice show you the Waze home - Sept 2, 2015
For a few weeks, new "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert will navigate you from Point A to Point B thanks to a new partnership with Google's community-based traffic and navigation app Waze. ...
40 percent of moms avoid family photos because they don't like the way they look, survey says - Sept 2, 2015
Technically Incorrect: Many moms who use their cell phones to take family photos say they don't like being in them. Some said they need alcohol to allow themselves to be in them. ...
Suspended 'spoon' spotted on Mars - Sept 2, 2015
Another unusual formation on the Red Planet wows space fans by resembling a popular eating utensil. ...
Peek inside NASA's fascinating 1975 design standards manual (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Featuring a now-discontinued logo known as "the worm," this manual offers an insider's look at a captivating piece of the space agency's history. ...
Hulu finally cuts all the ads if you pay up - Sept 2, 2015
The streaming TV service has long stuck subscribers with the same commercial breaks as traditional television. Now for $12 a month -- that's $4 more than a regular subscription -- the ads finally vamoose. ...
Google will hold Nexus event Sept. 29 in San Francisco - Sept 2, 2015
The search giant will introduce two smartphones at the event, one made by LG and the other by Huawei. ...
Apple, Samsung to return to court in 2016 for next round of patent war - Sept 2, 2015
Judge Lucy Koh has ordered a jury trial for early 2016 to decide how much money in damages Samsung should pay out to Apple over patent violations. ...
Own a historic NASA manual featuring 'the worm' - Sept 2, 2015
It won't teach you how to build a rocket or fly to Pluto, but this manual is a fascinating part of NASA's history, and it's seeking funding on Kickstarter now. ...
Shell-less ancestor of turtles revealed through holes in its head - Sept 2, 2015
A 260 million-year-old fossil has been determined to be the oldest ancestor of turtles found to date, revealing something about the reptile's mysterious past. ...
Acer's phones and brutal gaming gear of IFA 2015 (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
We take a look at Acer's range of phones, tablets and laptops it showed off at this year's IFA tradeshow. ...
Trade-in site Gazelle promises top dollar for your old iPhone - Sept 2, 2015
The site vows that it will beat the trade-in deals from both Apple and the wireless carriers with special pricing. But don't dawdle, the deal ends in a week. ...
Mate S: Huawei's skinny metal powerhouse (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
We take an up close look at Huawei's latest metal superphone, the Mate S. ...
China gets its own Netflix-esque service via Alibaba - Sept 2, 2015
The e-commerce giant launches Tmall Box Office, pegged to be China's Netflix -- as the real Netflix struggles to expand into the country. ...
Acer unloads Predator gaming rigs, Chromebooks, convertible notebooks, and more at IFA 2015 - Sept 2, 2015
Acer took to IFA Berlin to push a full lineup of new Chromebooks, notebooks, desktops, and monitors with a strong emphasis on its new Predator gaming line. ...
Android market share stays steady in US but sinks deeper in Europe - Sept 2, 2015
More than a quarter of smartphone buyers across Europe jumped ship from Android to iOS, which saw solid gains across most of the continent, says research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. ...
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium has a 4K display, 23-megapixel camera (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Sony's luxurious new smartphone packs an astonishing number of pixels into its screen, without -- the company claims -- compromising on battery life. Click through for hands-on photos. ...
Sony Xperia Z5 touts speedy autofocus, 2-day battery life (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Sony's new flagship smartphone has all-new camera technology, nestled behind a 5.2-inch display. Check out our hands-on photos. ...
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact puts high-end camera tech in a tiny frame (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
Sony's newest Compact has the same 23-megapixel camera you'll find in its Z5 flagship, but without the massive size. Click through for hands-on snaps. ...
Neanderthals may have enjoyed hot baths at home in their caves - Sept 2, 2015
An archaeological excavation in Spain reveals a concave hole believed to have been used by inhabitants for heated water. No rubber duckies -- or cave drawings of them -- were found. ...
Amazon says its Dash button clicks with customers - Sept 2, 2015
The e-retailer is expanding its lineup of the new buttons, used to order home essentials, and making them broadly available for its Prime members. ...
Check out Huawei's skinny metal powerhouse Mate S (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
We take an up close look at Huawei's latest metal superphone, the Mate S. ...
Smartphone upstart Xiaomi could get into laptop game, with Samsung's help - Sept 2, 2015
The China-based smartphone powerhouse reportedly has plans to serve up a competitor to the likes of Apple's Macbook Air. ...
'Arrowhead' trailer promises 'interstellar Jekyll and Hyde' - Sept 2, 2015
The film tells the tale of survival in a hostile, barren wasteland with no way to get home, inspired by pulp sci-fi of the 1950s and 1960s. ...
Intel's Skylake chips to power PCs as thin as tablets, with big battery boost - Sept 2, 2015
The company highlights new Windows 10 devices using its new processors -- including an updated Intel Compute Stick -- during a press conference at the IFA electronics show in Berlin. ...
Intel struts new Core chips, plus tech for drones, wearables and more (pictures) - Sept 2, 2015
The chipmaker shows off its recent endeavours at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Here are some of the highlights. ...
Intel's Skylake chips will power PCs as thin as tablets, compute sticks - Sept 2, 2015
The company highlighted new Windows 10 devices using its new processors -- including an updated Intel Compute Stick -- during a press conference at the IFA electronics show in Berlin. ...