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ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution - Nov 22, 2014
Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why. ...
Need a laugh? 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' outtakes make it so - Nov 22, 2014
Geordi has a giggle fit, Picard gets trampled by Bev Crusher, and Riker chases a shipmate in the most hilarious way possible in a new blooper reel. ...
In new ad, Microsoft insists Siri is incompetent - Nov 22, 2014
What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate. ...
Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived - Nov 22, 2014
Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look. ...
Behind the scenes of a drone orchestra - Nov 22, 2014
New mini-documentary shows how launching a squadron of costumed drones over the heads of a live audience "was like a military operation." ...
Ex-BlackBerry CEO Heins: 'I have no regrets' (Q&A) - Nov 22, 2014
A year after exiting BlackBerry, Thorsten Heins weighs in on his time at the smartphone maker and dishes on his current phone. ...
Artist imagines Hogwarts in a galaxy far, far away - Nov 22, 2014
What if your favorite "Star Wars" characters went to Hogwarts? Artist James Hance is back with his fantastic mashups, and shows us what "Star Wars" characters would look like in the Potterverse. ...
George Lucas trades sci-fi for fantasy in 'Strange Magic' musical trailer - Nov 21, 2014
Who says all quests worth watching happen in space? Filmmaker George Lucas brings the hero's journey into the forest with his madcap musical fairy adventure, due out in January 2015. ...
Does Flywheel exec shakeup spell trouble? CEO says no - Nov 21, 2014
With new leadership and a $12 million funding round, the taxi-hailing app guns for ride-sharing rivals like Uber and Lyft. ...
Candy Crush is taking over your Facebook feed -- again - Nov 21, 2014
The latest puzzle game from King.com is making waves on mobile devices, and its advertising campaign on Facebook has reached millions of people. ...
Can bitcoins catch on with consumers? This VC's betting on it - Nov 21, 2014
Silicon Valley investor Adam Draper is refocusing his accelerator program solely on bitcoin, in hopes of taking the currency mainstream. ...
Crave Ep. 184: Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard - Nov 21, 2014
Tony Hawk visited the Arx Pax labs in Los Gatos, Calif., to take a spin on the Hendo hoverboard. ...
European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says - Nov 21, 2014
The Internet giant faces yet another tussle with European officials, who want Google to split off its search business. ...
Jupiter's moon Europa looks embryonic in 'remastered' NASA photo - Nov 21, 2014
NASA has also released a brand-new video that describes why the icy moon's vast sea might just be the perfect place to find life beyond Earth. ...
Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you - Nov 21, 2014
Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy. ...
The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast) - Nov 21, 2014
We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One bundle! ...
These smart clothes know how big your hips are - Nov 21, 2014
LikeAGlove smart garments act like high-tech personal shopping assistants, checking your measurements and finding you clothes that fit. ...
These smart clothes take your measurements - Nov 21, 2014
LikeAGlove smart garments act like high-tech personal shopping assistants, checking your measurements and finding you clothes that fit. ...
Handy Android apps for hassle-free holiday travel - Nov 21, 2014
If you're hitting the road (or skies) this holiday season, these three Android apps can make your journey less of a headache. ...
The 404 Show Giveaway: Xbox One Call of Duty Advanced Warfare 1TB Bundle - Nov 21, 2014
Microsoft and CNET's The 404 Show are teaming up to give one lucky winner the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare 1TB bundle! Enter for your chance to win* now!
Jim Parsons of 'Big Bang Theory' fame shills for Intel - Nov 21, 2014
Playing himself, not Sheldon Cooper, Parsons marvels at Intel's technological marvels. It is said to be his first ad as a celebrity endorser. ...
Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes - Nov 21, 2014
Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.
Villainous James Bond-inspired laser watch blasts through plastic - Nov 21, 2014
He's created an Iron Man wrist-mounted rocket launcher and a Spider-man web launcher. Now, laser enthusiast Patrick Priebe channels James Bond. ...
Dish customers get CNN, Turner Classic channels back - Nov 21, 2014
Extension restores access to handful of channels that have been blacked out since October during contract negotiations. ...
Is there a gene that keeps you single? - Nov 21, 2014
Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships. ...
All aboard the poop bus, now farting around the UK - Nov 21, 2014
A bus in the UK is fueled by biomethane gas, which is produced by both food and human waste. But how bad does it actually smell? ...
Firefox maker remains 'utterly confident' as revenue growth sputters - Nov 21, 2014
After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million, and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat. ...
Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals subtle differences from iPhone 6 - Nov 21, 2014
Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6 Plus and finds some interesting differences from the smaller iPhone 6. ...
Trunkster: A brainy suitcase with zero zippers - Nov 21, 2014
If luggage was featured in "Blade Runner," it would probably look like the Trunkster, a zipperless suitcase with a sliding door. ...
What's the best music streaming service? - Nov 21, 2014
Let's crowd-source an answer to this important question, with a special eye toward families with multiple users. ...
Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon - Nov 21, 2014
A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.
Firefox maker remains 'utterly confident' as sales growth sputters - Nov 21, 2014
After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat. ...
First 'Jurassic World' teaser takes you back to the scariest bit of "Jurassic Park" - Nov 21, 2014
The first teaser clip for the Chris Pratt-starring reboot harks back to a terrifying moment in the original "Jurassic Park". ...
Google tests subscription service for ad-free websites - Nov 21, 2014
The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month. ...
Aereo's bankruptcy filing marks a fade to black - Nov 21, 2014
After months of "not dead yet" declarations, the streaming-TV startup files for Chapter 11 reorganization, the clearest sign that a Supreme Court ruling set it on a road to nowhere. ...
Crave giveaway: $300 gift certificate from Rakuten.com - Nov 21, 2014
Know what's even better than Black Friday deals? A blank check from massive online retailer Rakuten.com to give you a kick-start on all the bargains. ...
Say 'I am Groot' in 15 more languages - Nov 21, 2014
Groot may not say much, but at least now you can quote him in French, Russian, Italian, Japanese and Mandarin, thanks to this educational "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray extra. ...
TGI Friday's mistletoe drones want you to pucker up - Nov 21, 2014
Why not let a drone pressure you into kissing the person sitting next to you at a chain restaurant? Better skip the garlic fries. ...
As big revenue jumps hit a wall, Mozilla remains 'utterly confident' - Nov 21, 2014
After years of surging revenue, the Firefox developer saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat. ...
Matt Smith turns zombie-whisperer with 'Game of Thrones' star Natalie Dormer in 'Patient Zero' - Nov 21, 2014
The "Doctor Who" star joins the "Game of Thrones" and "Hunger Games" star to battle a global infection. ...
Signal lost: Aereo's bankruptcy filing marks a fade to black - Nov 21, 2014
After months of "not dead yet" declarations, the streaming-TV startup files for Chapter 11 reorganization, the clearest sign that a Supreme Court ruling set it on a road to nowhere. ...
Signal lost: Aereo bankruptcy filing marks end of transmission - Nov 21, 2014
After months of "not dead yet" declarations, the streaming-TV start-up files for Chapter 11 reorganization, the clearest acknowledgement that a Supreme Court decision against Aereo set it on a road to nowhere. ...
Matt Smith turns zombie-whisperer with "Game of Thrones' star Natalie Dormer in 'Patient Zero' - Nov 21, 2014
The "Doctor Who" star joins the "Game of Thrones" and "Hunger Games" star to battle a global infection. ...
Nokia gets back in the game with an Android tablet in CNET UK podcast 411 - Nov 21, 2014
Nokia is back with the N1 tablet, Jolla is taking your money, and GPS satellites are looking for dark matter in the cosmic cracks. ...
First 3D LED printer could print heads-up-display contact lenses - Nov 21, 2014
Researchers at Princeton University have developed a 3D printer that can print LEDs in layers -- and it could one day print contact lenses that incorporate heads-up displays. ...
Mozilla's big revenue increases come to an abrupt halt - Nov 21, 2014
After four years of increasing funds, the Firefox developer reports revenue increased only 1 percent in 2013. That was still $311 million, though, and the company remains confident. ...
Comcast goes Uber -- track your technician's journey on screen - Nov 21, 2014
In an attempt to curtail the dreaded large time-windows, Comcast tests a system where you can track the cable guy's progress, so you're not waiting around at home. ...
November brain: Guns N' Roses statistics reveal anatomy of rock - Nov 20, 2014
One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher. ...
World's first 3D LED printer could print HUD contact lenses - Nov 20, 2014
Researchers at Princeton University have developed a 3D printer that can print LEDs in layers -- and it could one day print contact lens HUDs. ...
LG reclaims crown as world's largest UHD TV panel vendor - Nov 20, 2014
After almost two years playing second fiddle, the South Korean electronics giant reclaimed the top spot as the world's largest UHD TV panel vendor. ...