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Will you play a part in Oculus' next VR movie? (The 3:59, Ep. 86) - CNET - July 28, 2016
We talk about the evolution of VR entertainment, how live video has made Facebook the place to be and Apple selling its BILLIONTH phone.
Samsung, Oppo shine in a weak phone market - CNET - July 28, 2016
While the market flirts with bottoming out, Samsung clings to the top spot, Apple slumps and China's Oppo rockets upward.
Mysterious purple ocean orb starts to reveal its secrets - CNET - July 28, 2016
Scientists get a closer look at a strange purple sphere found in the ocean and have some ideas about its origins.
I blame computers for ruining my handwriting - CNET - July 28, 2016
Embarrassed by her sloppy handwriting in the age of keyboards, CNET contributor Gael Fashingbauer Cooper turns to the experts. Can her penmanship be saved?
Apple's new Williamsburg store looks Brooklyn and feels San Francisco - CNET - July 28, 2016
The Apple store is the most recent addition, after Whole Foods and Equinox, to the increasingly high-end area.
Apple opens a new store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn - CNET - July 28, 2016
Get a behind-closed-doors look at the soon-to-open first Apple Store in Brooklyn.
Facebook will honor refunds for mistaken in-app purchases made by minors - CNET - July 28, 2016
A California court has ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in a ​2012 class action lawsuit brought against the social media giant.
Oracle banks on the cloud with $9.3 billion NetSuite buy - CNET - July 28, 2016
Oracle, whose co-founder Larry Ellison already had a 40 percent of NetSuite, is purchasing the company to bolster its cloud-computing lineup.
Online activist group petitions to keep Trump out of security briefings - CNET - July 28, 2016
Credo Action is seeking 10,000 online signatures on a petition that urges the government to not let the GOP presidential nominee attend security briefings.
Apple will open a store near New York's World Trade Center - CNET - July 28, 2016
The new Apple Store will take up residence in the underground transit hub servicing Manhattan's downtown area.
Turning urine into beer. Yes, that's a thing now - CNET - July 28, 2016
Scientists in Belgium turned urine from festival goers into drinkable water for the purposes of making beer. But would you drink it?
Virgin America's new app plays a curated Spotify soundtrack while you travel - CNET - July 28, 2016
The airline is finally coming out with a mobile app, which features all the usual things along with one that's a little unusual -- tunes for your trip.
Ford, MIT team up to predict transit demand using sensors, LiDAR - Roadshow - July 28, 2016
If you want to be seen as a tech-forward company, partnering with MIT is a pretty great way to do that.
Red light cameras save lives, study shows - Roadshow - July 28, 2016
...Even though the companies behind the cameras might be evil money-grubbers hell bent on fleecing municipalities and citizens alike.
Gilfoyle and Dinesh: The 'Silicon Valley' love story you're waiting for - CNET - July 28, 2016
"When Dinesh met Gilfoyle, sparks flew." It's the Pied Piper rom-com you've been dreaming of, and it's coming soon, according to this parody trailer from HBO Home Entertainment.
iPhone 7 preorders could start September 9 - CNET - July 28, 2016
The date has been forecast by known leaker Evan Blass, who also has said the new phone will launch September 16.
Consumer groups to Mercedes: Pump the brakes on Drive Pilot ads - Roadshow - July 28, 2016
They posit that Mercedes' advertising is promising much more than the car's semi-autonomous systems are capable of.
You can safely use Windows 7 until 2020, but I won't be answering your questions - July 28, 2016
Eva R. doesn’t like Windows 10. She asked how long she can keep using Windows 7. Microsoft angered a lot of people by ...
Oracle banks on the cloud, buys NetSuite for $9.3 billion - CNET - July 28, 2016
Oracle Corp. today announced the ​purchase of NetSuite Inc. to bolster its software with cloud-computing technology.
Oculus' mini-Pixar teases next VR film experience: You play a (bit) part - CNET - July 28, 2016
Oculus Story Studio, founded by vets of Disney's animation giant, hints its next project will experiment with letting you touch the story.
Apple's latest numbers show a huge slowdown in China - CNET - July 28, 2016
Following a 33 percent drop in revenue, China is no longer Apple's second biggest market.
It's official: Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones - CNET - July 28, 2016
CEO Tim Cook says during a company meeting that Apple sold its billionth iPhone last week.
Yahoo's upgraded Messenger App is now on desktops - CNET - July 28, 2016
The revamped Yahoo Messenger app, which first landed on mobile devices in December, is now available on Windows and Mac.
Uber and Didi get the legal green light in China - Roadshow - July 28, 2016
Ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Apple-backed rival Didi Chuxing will be officially legal from November.
Obama and Bloomberg and Biden, oh my! Twitter reacts to DNC heavyweights - CNET - July 28, 2016
President Barack Obama throws his support to his former rival and everyone slams Republican nominee Donald Trump on the third night of the Democratic National Convention.
Watch the Dota 2 International up close and personal in VR - CNET - July 28, 2016
The International, Valve's premier e-sports tournament, is bringing the action closer to your eye holes than ever before with ways to watch the action in VR.
Playstation VR launching in Asia same day as US - CNET - July 28, 2016
Gamers in Asia won't have to wait any longer than their American cousins to get their hands on Sony's VR platform -- though they'll have to pay a touch more.
Samsung sees profit rise on sales of Galaxy S7 - CNET - July 27, 2016
The South Korean company beats expectations thanks in part to strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
The key to unlocking large-scale glasses-free 3D might be...the Nintendo 3DS? (Tomorrow Daily 398) - CNET - July 27, 2016
Generally, we don't love 3D at the movies, but if this team at MIT can make high-quality 3D happen someday, we're listening.
Tech firms call on lawmakers to invest in STEM ed, reform immigration - CNET - July 27, 2016
Representatives from Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon tell Democratic members of Congress they need a better-educated and more diverse workforce to stay competitive in the global economy.
A Donald Trump Bluetooth speaker as bold as the man himself - CNET - July 27, 2016
A Russian company invites audiophiles to play Donald Trump "like he's been playing you" with a Bluetooth speaker embedded in a bust of the GOP presidential nominee.
Tech companies call on lawmakers to to reform immigration, invest in STEM - CNET - July 27, 2016
Representatives from Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon tell Democratic lawmakers they need a better-educated and more diverse workforce to stay competitive in the global economy.
Tech companies call on lawmakers to invest in STEM education and reform immigration - CNET - July 27, 2016
Representatives from Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon told Democratic lawmakers they need a better educated and more diverse workforce to stay competitive in the global economy.
Mark your calendars for Netflix return of 'Gilmore Girls,' 'Black Mirror' - CNET - July 27, 2016
Lorelai and Rory will start in with the sassiness right after Thanksgiving, so fans have something new to be thankful for this year.
Qualcomm agrees to pay $19.5 million in gender discrimination settlement - CNET - July 27, 2016
Plaintiffs in the class action suit said women at Qualcomm were paid less than "the men who work beside them."
Live video has made Facebook the place to be - CNET - July 27, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg's focus on live video has turned the social network into a destination of the political stage.
Call John Cusack: 400 boom boxes blast their way on to auction block - CNET - July 27, 2016
The legendary mobile music machine was everywhere in the 1980s and 1990s, and now you can own more than you'll ever have room for.
LastPass password vault reportedly not so secure - CNET - July 27, 2016
A security researcher with a record of hunting down holes finds a big one that could give hackers access to your online accounts. LastPass says, though, that the flaw has since been fixed.
PlayStation Plus Free Games of August 2016 for PS4, PS3, Vita - CNET - July 27, 2016
Space combat, competitive tetromino stacking, Yakuza and more on the way.
Former Burnout devs working on new driving game - CNET - July 27, 2016
Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry confirm new project.
New No Man's Sky trailer spotlights the struggle to survive on alien worlds - CNET - July 27, 2016
The elements and lifeforms both present their own dangers.
SpaceX's Mars lander mission said to cost $300 million - CNET - July 27, 2016
Estimated price tag is revealed for Red Dragon, the mission that will lay the groundwork for the company's long-term goal of getting humans to Mars.
Watch the first orangutan taught to mimic human conversation - CNET - July 27, 2016
Rocky, a friendly ape, might be the key to how we humans found our voices. He also really likes treats.
Hoping to see Porsche at next year's Detroit auto show? Sorry. - Roadshow - July 27, 2016
The German automaker has decided to skip the 2017 North American International Auto Show, which means it's also skipping Roadshow's first birthday.
WikiLeaks founder says 'a lot more' campaign material could come soon - CNET - July 27, 2016
Julian Assange also declines to confirm or deny to CNN whether Russia is to blame for hacking the emails his site published last week.
Apple iPhone sales down again - CNET - July 27, 2016
The company beat estimates, but its most important product is running into trouble.
Mercedes-Benz uses augmented reality to keep first responders safe - Roadshow - July 27, 2016
Its Rescue Assist app will show first responders how to safely enter a vehicle, because you don't want to start cutting through batteries or high-voltage cables.
Marvel at this aurora time-lapse seen from the space station - CNET - July 27, 2016
Watch as a flood of green light washes over the Earth and the space station in a lovely time-lapse video.
Why email is dead to me - CNET - July 27, 2016
I have 110,000 unread messages, and I don't care.
New Dead Rising 4 video features a slurpee tornado - CNET - July 27, 2016
They're deadly and delicious.