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Overwatch hero D.Va will be temporarily removed - CNET - April 28, 2017
Blizzard's customer support said the character was being deactivated while the company investigates a bug in the massively popular game.
Australian Federal Police illegally access journalist metadata - CNET - April 28, 2017
Just two weeks after Australia's mandatory data retention scheme came into force, police have revealed one of their officers "illegally" accessed a journalist's call records.
The other side of the Red Carpet: a peek inside the madness - CNET - April 28, 2017
I took my first (and possibly only) dive into red carpet photography last night at The Tribeca Film Festival's screening of The Circle, a movie based on Dave Egger's prescient novel. It was as weird and strangely fascinating as I suspected it...
Surgeon says human head transplant less than a year away - CNET - April 28, 2017
Sergio Canavero has revealed that the world's first human head transplant will take place within 10 months -- and he's already planning his next project.
Heineken just made the ad Pepsi wishes it had - CNET - April 28, 2017
Commentary: You want to bring people together over the drink you're selling? Watch this. Millions on YouTube already have.
Nintendo unveils 2DS XL, a $150 portable game system - CNET - April 28, 2017
The new handheld will play all Nintendo 3DS, new Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS games, but in 2D.
Facebook targets coordinated campaigns spreading fake news - CNET - April 28, 2017
The social media giant outlines the steps it's taking against organizations using fake news to distort political sentiment.
Surgeon claims first human head transplant a year away - CNET - April 28, 2017
Sergio Canavero has revealed that the world's first human head transplant will take place within 10 months -- and he's already planning his next project.
A Farsighted look at Iron Man suits, VR and tech worth investing in (Farsighted Podcast, Ep. 7) - CNET - April 27, 2017
The Farsighted crew is joined by Adam Draper, founder of Boost VC, which invests in startups working on a real hoverboard and other technology straight out of science fiction.
Kickass Torrents to be blocked Australia-wide within weeks - CNET - April 27, 2017
The Australian Federal Court has ordered the country's ISPs to block Kickass Torrents, but just how many different domains will they have to chase down?
Squeezing the juice: Girt by CNET podcast 107 - CNET - April 27, 2017
This week the Girt team talks Silicon Valley flight and flubs and enormous Lego Death Stars. Not a euphemism.
'The Simpsons' trolls President Trump with '100 Days' video - CNET - April 27, 2017
Trump's hair has paw-some powers voters never knew about, and Ivanka is named to the US Supreme Court.
YouTube video of Putin singing 'Creep' is beautiful and fake - CNET - April 27, 2017
Commentary: This is art of an exalted kind. Radiohead sung by a head of state.
NBA fans can vote online for best dunk, shot of the season - CNET - April 27, 2017
Fans can take to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to pick this season's best plays for the NBA Awards show in June.
Uber's self-driving chief steps aside as Waymo suit heats up - CNET - April 27, 2017
In a twist to the Waymo vs. Uber legal saga over self-driving cars, Anthony Levandowski recuses himself from all things lidar.
Alphabet's money train won't slow down - CNET - April 27, 2017
Amid YouTube ad woes, Google's parent company is off to a good start for the year financially. The tech giant says it's taken the controversy "seriously."
Microsoft took six months to fix an Office exploit - CNET - April 27, 2017
More than 1 billion Microsoft Office users were at risk from the exploit that let hackers hide malware in Word files.
Stamps change with heat to create total eclipse of the mail - CNET - April 27, 2017
Stamp out boring mail! This special postage will change from an eclipse photo to a full-moon photo when pressed.
NBA fans can now vote online for best dunk, shot of the season - CNET - April 27, 2017
Fans can take to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to pick this season's best plays for the NBA Awards show in June.
Will Amazon's Prime Video spending binge pay off? - CNET - April 27, 2017
Even if the tactic doesn't work, first-quarter results show Amazon keeping up its huge growth.
Amid YouTube ad woes, Alphabet beats expectations - CNET - April 27, 2017
The video site is battling a firestorm over ads and hateful content. It's sure to be top of mind for the company, even though the money is still rolling in.
Amazon's Alexa just learned to whisper and to bleep your $&@# - CNET - April 27, 2017
Soon, "speechcons" will make your Amazon Echo or Dot sound a little more human and a little less robot.
It took Microsoft six months to fix an Office exploit - CNET - April 27, 2017
More than 1 billion Microsoft Office users were at risk from the exploit that let hackers hide malware in Word files.
Facebook: Law enforcement requests for user data up 9 percent - CNET - April 27, 2017
The social media company's semiannual report gives a snapshot of how Facebook shares user data with governments around the world.
Amazon's Alexa just learned to whisper and bleep your $&@# - CNET - April 27, 2017
Soon, "speechcons" will make your Amazon Echo or Dot may sound a little more human, a little less robot.
Google and Facebook were scammed out of $100M - CNET - April 27, 2017
The tech giants wired the bucks to an Eastern European man said to be posing as an legit supplier.
Mark Zuckerberg may have built your next Ford F-150 - Roadshow - April 27, 2017
It's very unlikely that you'll get his billions if the part he installed fails, though.
Facebook: law enforcement requests for user data up 9% - CNET - April 27, 2017
The social media company's semi-annual report gives a snapshot of how Facebook shares user data with governments around the world.
Nissan to add more Nismo vehicles to lineup - Roadshow - April 27, 2017
New division will crank up development of more performance-oriented Nissan models.
Reebok's Alien Stomper sneakers are equal-opportunity this year - CNET - April 27, 2017
Last year, the movie-tie-in shoes were erroneously listed as coming only in men's sizes.
All the new laptops, tablets, VR headsets and more from Acer's global press conference - CNET - April 27, 2017
Acer showed off a ton of new gear, including gaming laptops, new 2-in-1 hybrids, a smartwatch, and even its long-promised VR headset.
Waymo vs. Uber lawsuit: 10 things you need to know - CNET - April 27, 2017
Get the highlights before it's decided whether this high-stakes case will play out in private arbitration or public court.
Elon Musk's 'boring' machine actually looks pretty interesting - CNET - April 27, 2017
What does the serial entrepreneur's tunnel-boring machine look like? Well, maybe like this.
Apple Music could turn itself into a video streaming giant - CNET - April 27, 2017
The tech giant is looking to take its music service into new territory and create a unique type of service, says a report.
This rare metal is hot, and that could hurt electric cars - CNET - April 27, 2017
A 70 percent jump in the price of cobalt could raise problems for companies like Tesla and Apple.
David Fincher might direct 'World War Z' sequel - CNET - April 27, 2017
Zombie Fight Club? The director could be teaming up again with frequent co-worker Brad Pitt -- but will Trent Reznor get involved?
BMW will expand US diesel offerings with oil-burning 5 Series - Roadshow - April 27, 2017
Volkswagen made it more difficult, but not impossible, to get diesel cars certified in the US.
Wearable warns when you and your lover are about to fight - CNET - April 27, 2017
Commentary: Researchers at the University of Southern California believe they've developed technology that predicts lovers' tiffs 86 percent of the time.
This rare metal is so hot right now and that could hurt electric cars - CNET - April 27, 2017
A 70 percent jump in the price of cobalt could raise problems for companies like Tesla and Apple.
Waymo vs. Uber lawsuit -- 10 things you need to know - CNET - April 27, 2017
Get the highlights before it's decided whether this high-stakes case will play out in private arbitration or public court.
Giving sci-fi tech a Farsighted 'boost' to become reality - CNET - April 27, 2017
CNET's "Farsighted" crew interviews Boost VC founder Adam Draper about building the future and also reports back from Silicon Valley Comic Con.
Microsoft calls takesies-backsies on Windows update - CNET - April 27, 2017
After discovering a problem with the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is temporarily blocking downloads of the update for some people.
Spoiler alert: Mercedes recalls E-Class for detaching aero bits - Roadshow - April 27, 2017
Thankfully, a very small number of vehicles is believed to contain the defect.
AT&T vs. Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. Sprint: How to save and get the cheapest phone plan - CNET - April 27, 2017
We help you avoid all the fine print and tedium that comes with choosing a phone plan.
Smartphone sales are up, but not because of the phones you think - CNET - April 27, 2017
Samsung has reclaimed the top spot, but it's Huawei, Oppo and Vivo that have really spurred growth.
Apple's competitor to Venmo could be on the way - CNET - April 27, 2017
A new peer-to-peer payment service may be coming later this year.
Twitter's @jack talks Trump, NFL and curbing abuse - CNET - April 27, 2017
In a rare Q&A, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shares his thoughts about the president, preventing harassment and the company's future.
SiriusXM buys Automatic Labs to expand connected-car offerings - Roadshow - April 27, 2017
What SiriusXM has planned for Automatic Labs is still anyone's guess, other than "print more money."
Can Facebook solve its violent video problem? - CNET - April 27, 2017
As more videos of slayings pile up on the social network, the pressure is mounting for Facebook to gain control.
Unlimited data plans: Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint, compared - CNET - April 27, 2017
We compare the unlimited data plans offered by the four major US carriers.