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The best 3D-printing projects of 2014 (pictures) - Dec 18, 2014
In 2014, 3D printing burst onto the scene in fields ranging from medicine to music. Here's a look back at the best projects in 10 categories. ...
Amazon's new Prime Now service promises one-hour delivery - Dec 18, 2014
Initially rolling out only for parts of Manhattan, Prime Now is the latest attempt by Amazon to compete with brick-and-mortar stores by offering speedy delivery of household items. ...
Celebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview' - Dec 18, 2014
Stars ranging from Jimmy Kimmel to Rob Lowe are upset over Sony's reaction to cyberterrorists threatening violence on the movie's release day. ...
A skull, a flipper and a rocket car: A year in 3D printing - Dec 18, 2014
While there were many technological advances in 2014, Crave's Michael Franco believes the year belongs to 3D printing. Here's why.
D'oh! 'MythBusters' to take on 'The Simpsons' best stunts - Dec 18, 2014
Exploding toilets! Runaway wrecking balls! Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will bust or prove "Simpsons"-inspired moments in their new season premiere in January.
Best Buy extends holiday hours, shipping deadlines - Dec 18, 2014
To compete with other retailers for holiday dollars, Best Buy is keeping its retail store hours and online shipping available almost until the last minute.
Get a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped - Dec 18, 2014
A fantastic starter drone that's equally good for indoor and outdoor use. Plus: three bonus deals! ...
Keep encrypted files encrypted when you back them up to the cloud - Dec 18, 2014
After reading my article on encrypting sensitive data, Ian Cooper asked if it was safe "to use one of these encryption...
Microsoft cuts price of HP Pavilion 2-in-1 PC by $130 - Dec 18, 2014
Normally $329, the PC that works as both a tablet and a notebook can be had for just $199 -- but only on Thursday. ...
Why the BlackBerry Classic is critical to the new BlackBerry - Dec 18, 2014
Hint: It's not about smartphone sales volume or market share. ...
Tomorrow Daily 102: No offline Netflix, giving holiday GIFs, eating cricket cookies and more - Dec 18, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a car concept that would eliminate blind spots for drivers, explain how you can create a 100-foot-tall animated holiday greeting, debate Netflix's (non) plans for an offline mode, and eat cookies made...
Snapchat CEO 'devastated' by email leak in Sony hack - Dec 18, 2014
Recent acquisitions by the ephemeral message service have been revealed in emails between Evan Spiegel and Sony Pictures' CEO. ...
Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind - Dec 18, 2014
In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking. ...
LG to show off webOS 2.0 smart TV at CES 2015 - Dec 18, 2014
LG is set to show off an upgraded smart TV at CES 2015, powered by a new version of webOS that offers an "intuitive and convenient" user experience. ...
Have a merry Sithmas with this 'Star Wars' music parody - Dec 18, 2014
Chewbacca, Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and even Han Solo in carbonite sing their favorite festive hits in the parody video "Star Wars Lost Holiday Album Collection." ...
Intel to power two new 4G Lenovo smartphones in early 2015 - Dec 18, 2014
The chipmaker is expected to expand its smartphone partnership with Lenovo, introducing phones for both China and the global market in the coming weeks.
Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars - Dec 17, 2014
Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.
Steve Jobs video in iPod lawsuit to stay under wraps, judge rules - Dec 17, 2014
After weeks of back-and-forth argument, the judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public. ...
This is what happens when severe turbulence hits a plane - Dec 17, 2014
Passengers on an American Airlines flight between Seoul and Dallas post videos showing the sheer fright during turbulence. ...
Sony cancels 'The Interview' as US links hack to North Korea - Dec 17, 2014
Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony halts release of the comedy focused on North Korea as the US says it has evidence North Korea was behind the attack. ...
Steve Jobs video in iPod antitrust suit stays under wraps, judge rules - Dec 17, 2014
After weeks of back-and-forth argument, an Oakland, California judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public. ...
Microsoft likens Google to knucklehead, then changes its mind - Dec 17, 2014
A blog post, critical of Google Apps and written by a senior product manager at Microsoft, appears, and then disappears. But why?
Sony cancels 'The Interview' release after hackers threaten theaters - Dec 17, 2014
Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony halts release of the comedy focused on North Korea. ...
Why send a Christmas card when you can send a 100-foot-tall gif? - Dec 17, 2014
This Saturday, everyone in the world can send a gif that will be projected onto two buildings in San Francisco, as well as sent to the recipient by e-mail. ...
Sprint faces federal lawsuit over illegal 'cramming' - Dec 17, 2014
A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges. ...
The 404 Show 1,596: It's the end of an era with Steve Guttenberg (podcast) - Dec 17, 2014
Today's the last video episode of The 404. Ever. To help us say goodbye to our video feed, Steve Guttenberg joins us to discuss his dreams, speakers and FLAC audio.
State Dept. said to have OK'd 'The Interview' - Dec 17, 2014
Not only did US officials view the upcoming film, they were fine with Sony keeping the final assassination scene, according to a new report. ...
Have yourself an ugly Christmas sweater, by renting one - Dec 17, 2014
Why spend full price on festive fashions if you can rent a wacky wardrobe to show off your love for reindeer, snowmen, wreaths, holly, Santa Claus, elves and candy canes?
Sony cancels 'The Interview' film release - Dec 17, 2014
Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony chooses to halt the release of the comedy focused on North Korea. ...
Priest jams cell phones in church - Dec 17, 2014
Fed up with his services being disrupted by technology, an Italian priest installs a jamming device. Not everyone is pleased. ...
Monosyllabic Yo app gets more talkative for the holidays - Dec 17, 2014
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Yo users will hear a festive ho ho ho when receiving a message from their Yo contacts. ...
The Force is with this 'Star Wars'-themed light show - Dec 17, 2014
Music teacher and director Tom BetGeorge has put together a light show set to "Star Wars" tracks. It even includes a little lightsaber action. ...
10 gloriously geeky highlights from 2014 (pictures) - Dec 17, 2014
From lady Lego scientists to landing on an asteroid, 2014 has been quite the year for geeky moments. We picked 10 fabulous geek moments from the past year worth revisiting before 2015 arrives. ...
Hoverboards and hobbits: 10 geek events of 2014 that rocked our nerdy world - Dec 17, 2014
From Groot swings to jetpacks, 2014 goosed our geeky hearts with zombie-proof cabins, comets, "Star Wars" and delicious crowdfunded potato salad. ...
State Dept. said to have OKed 'The Interview' - Dec 17, 2014
Not only did US officials view the upcoming film, they were fine with Sony keeping the final assassination scene, according to a new report. ...
Smashed smartphones, totaled tablets: Gawk at readers' broken gear - Dec 17, 2014
Ouch! These busted gadgets have flown off car roofs and motorbikes, been sat and stepped on and wrestled with kids and dogs. Needless to say, they've seen better days. ...
BlackBerry Classic hopes to strike bold, nostalgic chord - Dec 17, 2014
The much-teased smartphone harkens back to the long-past glory days of BlackBerry. Its CEO also teased a reconciliation with T-Mobile. ...
Our holiday lights are so bright, NASA can see them from space - Dec 17, 2014
All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference. ...
Sony concept eyewear tech turns your existing specs into smartglasses - Dec 17, 2014
The Japanese tech giant's latest wearable concept deploys an OLED screen, and has the potential to slot right onto your existing glasses. ...
Busted! CNET readers show us their broken devices (pictures) - Dec 17, 2014
In a battle between smartphone and lawn tractor, which will win? CNET readers share images of their bruised and battered gadgets, and the crazy tales of how they got that way.
Baidu confirms investment in Uber - Dec 17, 2014
As part of their deal, the China-based search engine will also integrate the car-ride service into its mapping and mobile search apps. The amount of the investment was not disclosed.
Save 70 percent on a pair of Zipbuds headphones - Dec 17, 2014
This Cheapskate exclusive lands you the Zipbuds Select for just $45 or Zipbuds Choice for $60. ...
US Navy turns to 'Jaws' for drone inspiration - Dec 17, 2014
The United States Navy tests out an unmanned, underwater drone called the GhostSwimmer. It prowls through the water just like a massive shark.
Twitter, Foursquare may team up to add location to tweets - Dec 17, 2014
If the social networks reach a deal, tweets could include location information -- such as a country, city or venue -- as early as next year, reports Business Insider.
Amazon vows items ordered by Dec. 19 will arrive for Christmas - Dec 17, 2014
You still have a couple of days left to buy a gift for family members or friends via Amazon and receive free shipping. ...
How a $47,000 camera learned to go mirrorless - Dec 17, 2014
The A-series cameras marry Phase One's digital sensors with Alpa's lenses. It's a new-era approach to an old-school photography technique. ...
Ting Mobile follows Google into gigabit-broadband biz - Dec 17, 2014
The success of Google Fiber has inspired Ting, which offers a low-cost mobile phone service, to get into the gigabit-broadband market. ...
Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more - Dec 17, 2014
On today's show, we check out a website that visualizes 100,000 Wikipedia articles as a galaxy of "stars," a detailed restoration of Britain's first full-length science fiction film, and a do-it-yourself exoplanet detector made without...
Low Latency 116: Great idea for a mashup - Dec 17, 2014
Sony's recent hacks have lifted the veil on studio goings-on. ...
DHS finds no evidence for attack on theaters showing 'The Interview' - Dec 16, 2014
Alleged hackers have warned potential viewers of the film to "Remember the 11th of September." The Department of Homeland Security says it has found "no credible intelligence" attacks will happen. ...