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Twitch is launching a $200,000 Tekken esports league - CNET - May 26, 2017
A six-month Tekken "World Tour" will kick off next month and will stream exclusively on Twitch.
Roll for initiative: Girt by CNET podcast 111 - CNET - May 25, 2017
This week brush off your polyhedral dice, because we're talking to Mike Mearls, the lead designer on Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition.
Payless Probing Dividend Payments to PE Firms - May 25, 2017
The bankrupt retailer's investigation could result in legal claims against the firms that acquired it in a 2012 leveraged buyout.
New hack threat may be hiding in your movie's subtitles - CNET - May 25, 2017
Malicious code inserted into subtitle files downloaded from movie subtitle databases could be used to hijack your device, researchers warn.
Can’t someone else do it? - May 25, 2017
A firm's staff-to-partner ratio says a lot about how well they're delegating.
Sounds of Jupiter sent back by NASA's Juno are oddly familiar - CNET - May 25, 2017
The spacecraft studying the giant planet picks up some wave signals, and NASA slows them to a frequency humans can hear.
Walt Mossberg signs 'out' - CNET - May 25, 2017
The legendary tech journalist is retiring. He wrote his last column on Thursday.
Snapchat makes it easier to create prom, love and food filters - CNET - May 25, 2017
On-Demand geofilters let you easily customize filters for your business and special events. Snapchat added five new filter themes.
Samsung: Iris scanner hack highly improbable - CNET - May 25, 2017
After a video surfaced of hackers fooling a Galaxy S8 iris scanner, Samsung was quick to defend its technology.
Apple reveals belief in reincarnation - CNET - May 25, 2017
Commentary: Are they strange at Apple? Depends on your perspective on the company's latest ad.
'Jetsons' movie set for launch with 'Sausage Party' director - CNET - May 25, 2017
George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, Astro and Rosie will rocket onto the silver screen.
Mark Zuckerberg speech trolled by Harvard newspaper sabotage - CNET - May 25, 2017
The Harvard Crimson found itself altered Thursday, with Photoshopped images and weird headlines about its commencement speaker "Mork Zinkletink".
Zuckerberg to Harvard grads: Choose a purpose, not a career - CNET - May 25, 2017
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, one of the Ivy League school's most famous dropouts, tells graduates it's this generation's turn to do great work.
The biggest issues of 2017 for tax pros - May 25, 2017
Practitioner groups are taking their members’ concerns to Washington.
Court rules against Wells Fargo on STARS tax shelter case - May 25, 2017
A federal court in Minneapolis has found Wells Fargo liable for a 20 percent negligence penalty for participating in a tax shelter sold by Barclays Bank that generated $350 million in foreign tax credits.
Forget flat and curved, Samsung's new display stretches - CNET - May 25, 2017
The company has developed new OLED screen technology it says could eventually be used in wearables, cars and other devices.
All the movies and TV shows hitting Amazon Prime in June 2017 - CNET - May 25, 2017
"Star Trek Beyond" and "Gone Baby Gone" are two of the major titles coming to Amazon Prime.
Eide Bailly to merge in Roth & Co. - May 25, 2017
Top 100 firm Eide Bailly plans to add Roth & Co., a firm based in Des Moines, Iowa, effective June 26.
Trump's iPhone reportedly has just one app: Twitter - CNET - May 25, 2017
Commentary: The US president's favorite social network is also the only third-party app on his phone, reports Axios.
EY now provides tax resources via CCH IntelliConnect - May 25, 2017
The Big Four firm will offer tax analysis, research and newsletters through the Wolters Kluwer product.
Japan moves toward IFRS - May 25, 2017
Trustees of the IFRS Foundation met Thursday with Japan’s Financial Accounting Standards Foundation to issue a joint statement reaffirming a commitment to global accounting standards as more Japanese companies move to adopt International...
The far-fetched but fascinating case for aliens from Trappist-1 - CNET - May 25, 2017
Could the system of seven Earth-size planets 40 light-years away host ETs? Some researchers argue they could some day, if they don't already.
Best Buy Shares Rise 21% on Big Q1 Sales Beat - May 25, 2017
Same-store sales had been expected to decline but the 1.6% gain suggests Best Buy is competing effectively with Amazon.
The Trump administration wants to hack your drone - CNET - May 25, 2017
New proposed legislation would give the government authority to hack, control and destroy any drones that it views as a threat.
Zuckerberg tells Harvard grads: Choose a purpose, not a career - CNET - May 25, 2017
Facebook's CEO, one of the Ivy League school's most famous dropouts, tells graduates that it's this generation's turn to do great work.
Handling a death within the firm - May 25, 2017
How does one properly handle the various ways a death affects each co-worker, client and the firm itself?
Pensioners didn’t qualify for health tax credits - May 25, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service had to roll out a manual process last year to provide advance payments on Health Coverage Tax Credits every month to health plan administrators on behalf of displaced workers and retirees, but it mistakenly provided...
Apple News hires an editor-in-chief - CNET - May 25, 2017
Lauren Kern is leaving New York Magazine to join Apple.
Snapchat made it easier to create wedding, birthday filters - CNET - May 25, 2017
New On-Demand geofilters lets you easily customize filters for your business and special events.
BMW 8 Series rises from the grave in new concept - Roadshow - May 25, 2017
The German luxury carmaker promises style and performance in its new flagship coupe.
'Veep' showrunner: 7 is the perfect age to see 'Star Wars' - CNET - May 25, 2017
David Mandel, an avid Star Wars collector, shares why he went to great lengths to re-create the same experience he had as a kid in 1977 for his own kids.
Daniel Craig? Stars you forgot were in Star Wars films - CNET - May 25, 2017
From a young Keira Knightley to a cameo by the actor who played Cliff on "Cheers", here are some of the unexpected stars of Star Wars.
Apple designer creates bonkers $12,000 hourglass - CNET - May 25, 2017
Industrial designer Marc Newson's embraces copper and curves for a strange and luxurious take on timekeeping.
All the people you never knew were in Star Wars - CNET - May 25, 2017
From hidden celebrity cameos to FX maestros disguised by makeup, these are the people you might not have known popped up in Star Wars.
How the first Star Wars fan got his own adventure on film - CNET - May 25, 2017
Patrick Johnson saw the original Star Wars before anyone else. But creating a film based on that experience proved harder than escaping a sarlacc.
See Saturn's magical color-changing north pole - CNET - May 25, 2017
A swirling NASA animation shows the shift in Saturn's north pole colors as seen by the Cassini spacecraft.
Amazon's grocery pickup spots are now open for business - CNET - May 25, 2017
Two AmazonFresh Pickup locations in Seattle are open to the public -- if you're an Amazon Prime customer.
Boomer’s Blueprint: History impacts innovation ... and so can you - May 25, 2017
These five steps can help accounting firms become more innovative.
Motorola talks smack about Samsung's battery tests (The 3:59, Ep. 233) - CNET - May 25, 2017
Also on the podcast, we look at why T-Mobile's Digits offer is perfect for drug dealers, and we have a lot of questions about Dubai's RoboCop.
Hollywood vets' VR shop releases its first animated short - CNET - May 25, 2017
The Virtual Reality Co. (aka the one working with Steven Spielberg) is putting out its first animated VR project, "Raising a Rukus," on Samsung Gear VR.
The more Juno: Exploring Jupiter's deeper mysteries - CNET - May 25, 2017
Researchers are analysing the information gathered about Jupiter by NASA's Juno probe, and the first papers are in.
Essentially, Andy Rubin has something big to share next week - CNET - May 25, 2017
The former Android boss's new phone startup, Essential, will reveal more details on May 30.
PCAOB plans vote on audit report changes - May 25, 2017
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is planning to hold an open meeting next Thursday, June 1, to consider adopting a long-discussed set of changes to the auditor’s reporting model.
Get a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 3 Pro with built-in projector for $374.99 - CNET - May 25, 2017
Talk about the ultimate mobile movie theater. And the price drops even further if you're an Ebates user. Plus: A rare deal on PlayStation VR!
Jim McGinnis to advise accountant team at TSheets - May 25, 2017
The Intuit veteran makes his next move.
Eide Bailly to merge in Roth & Company - May 25, 2017
Top 100 firm Eide Bailly LLP plans to add Roth & Company PC, a firm based in Dubuque, Iowa, effective June 26.
Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for June 2017 - CNET - May 25, 2017
"Orange is the New Black" returns for its fifth season at the beginning of the month.
Special Report: New Hope for Health-Care Costs - May 25, 2017
While the medical inflation rate is still twice that of general inflation, an evolution in pricing and delivery models could ultimately change the picture.
Microsoft Mixer adds co-op streaming for Xbox, Windows games - CNET - May 25, 2017
Formerly called Beam, Microsoft's upgraded streaming service claims to be faster than YouTube and Twitch.
New Remedies - May 25, 2017
As core strategies for containing employee health-care costs diminish in effectiveness, companies need fresher approaches.