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G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error' - March 30, 2015
Australian G20 organisers have been left red faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, and more. ...
'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision - March 30, 2015
Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online. ...
Coachella, Lollapalooza ban selfie sticks - March 29, 2015
The upcoming Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals have joined a growing number of festivals worldwide forbidding selfie sticks on the grounds. ...
Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws - March 29, 2015
Published in the Washington Post, the Apple CEO's latest statement says a wave of legislation is pending across the country that would discriminate against the LGBT community. ...
Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws in op-ed - March 29, 2015
Published in the Washington Post, the Apple CEO's latest statement says a wave of legislation is pending across the country that would discriminate against the LGBT community. ...
Researchers demonstrate quantum entanglement, prove Einstein wrong - March 29, 2015
What Einstein termed "spooky action at a distance" has been successfully demonstrated for the first time. ...
School principals threaten parents with police if kids play 'Grand Theft Auto' - March 29, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A group of British school principals sends a letter to parents saying that violent adult-rated video games risk getting them into serious trouble. ...
Smiling selfies at Manhattan blast site anger some - March 29, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A photograph of seven women using a selfie stick to take pictures near the site of last week's East Village explosion causes quite a stir. And it's not the only smiling selfie from the scene. ...
Windows 10 Mobile on track for most Lumia phones - March 29, 2015
Microsoft's next test version of Windows 10 Mobile, expected around the first week of April, will support a lot more devices than the first one did. ...
From Siberia with size: 'New species' of big dinosaur found, scientists claim - March 29, 2015
Technically Incorrect: In Russia, scientists say they've found enough bones to now identify something we might want to call the Sibirosaurus. And it's a doozy. ...
40 years of gadgets come out to play - March 29, 2015
An exhibit in New York reunites stars from technology's past -- from the "laptop" that's heavier than an automobile tire to computers you don't even need to touch -- and puts them at your fingertips. ...
Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins - March 28, 2015
After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao. ...
Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial - March 28, 2015
A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray. ...
Ellen Pao waxes philosophical in post-trial tweet storm - March 28, 2015
After her loss to venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins in a sexual-discrimination case, Pao takes to Twitter to speak her mind.
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or S5 -- which do I choose? - March 28, 2015
Samsung has a dizzying array of flagship smartphones. CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps you break down your options.
'Back to the Future' hoverboard looks great, fails to hover (hands-on) - March 28, 2015
A new replica of the "Back to the Future Part II" hoverboard strives for screen accuracy.
Low Latency 124: Whack-a-Meerkat - March 28, 2015
There can only be one king of Twitter livestreaming. ...
Those amazing 'Furious 7' cars? This man built them - March 28, 2015
The seventh installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise is nearly upon us. Dennis McCarthy, who has wrangled cars for the series since 2006's "Tokyo Drift," tells us how he pulled together the amazing rides for this latest film. ...
The cars of 'Fast & Furious 7' - March 28, 2015
The "Fast & Furious" series always compiles an impressive set of actors, but for many it's the machines that are the real stars of the show. ...
Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law - March 27, 2015
CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state. ...
Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins - March 27, 2015
After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao. ...
First 'Spectre' trailer hints at 007's deep, dark secrets - March 27, 2015
The new James Bond film trailer picks up right where "Skyfall" left off, but this time it looks like the film will delve into the hidden darkness of Bond's past. ...
NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole - March 27, 2015
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.
The 404 Show 1,607: Jill Schlesinger, a robotic future, 3D NAND, finance made easy (podcast) - March 27, 2015
Jill Schlesinger is back answering 404 listeners' financial questions and giving out great advice. Plus, we'll talk about the chances of a dystopian robotic future and new 3D NAND storage technology that might make 10TB solid state drives a...
Ellen Pao jury reaches verdict - March 27, 2015
After two days of deliberation, six men and six women reach a decision in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination trial. ...
Jury sent back: Unclear Kleiner Perkins retaliated against Ellen Pao in sex discrimination suit - March 27, 2015
Court says jury hasn't reached a full verdict against Pao. Jury earlier had found against Pao in all but one count--whether Kleiner Perkins retaliated against her after she complained about discrimination. ...
Apparent iPhone thief reveals face to world with selfie-shooting streak - March 27, 2015
After a woman's iPhone was taken at a bar, she says she found dozens of selfies by a stranger that were being automatically uploaded to her Facebook.
Ryan Reynolds shows off his Deadpool costume on Twitter - March 27, 2015
Actor Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to show off his costume for the "Deadpool" movie, tweeting out a picture in full costume lying on a bear rug in front of a roaring fire. ...
Apple is Hitler, tech CEO alludes - March 27, 2015
Technically Incorrect: In a bizarre image posted by CEO of Chinese company that's about to launch a smartphone, Apple is portrayed by Hitler with an Apple logo in place of the swastika. ...
Iron Man looks even badder in sleek black 'Stealth Mode' suit - March 27, 2015
In advance of the release of the latest Avengers movie, Hot Toys has been putting out some fine hero replicas, including this stealth-suited Stark. ...
Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide - March 27, 2015
That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by. ...
Millennials snapping up Snapchat, study finds - March 27, 2015
ComScore finds 71 percent of Snapchat's user base is between the ages of 18 and 34. ...
Tech Retrospect: Meerkat vs. Periscope, and Facebook's grand VR plans - March 27, 2015
Is Meerkat's dominance of the live-streaming mobile video market over? Also, Facebook talks more about Oculus, and its high-flying Wi-Fi drones. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech. ...
This crazy mansion has an amazing 'Star Wars' bedroom - March 27, 2015
For the low, low price of $14.9 million, you can own this crazy mansion in Los Angeles that has a bedroom that transports guests to the icy "Star Wars" planet of Hoth. ...
Crave Ep. 197: Imperial Star Destroyer joins growing fleet of 'Star Wars' drones - March 27, 2015
A creator of "Star Wars"-themed drones shows off his latest work, a replica of an Imperial Star Destroyer. And it looks awesome. ...
Spill no milk with the Joseph Joseph SwitchScale - March 27, 2015
The Joseph Joseph SwitchScale features a reversible top. When flipped over, it turns into a measuring bowl that can hold wet or dry ingredients.
Google loses ruling in Safari tracking case - March 27, 2015
The floodgates are now open for UK users to sue Google over privacy violations tied to tracking cookies. ...
Get Sol Republic Tracks Air Bluetooth headphones for $74.95 - March 27, 2015
These gorgeous, "Beats-like" on-ear 'phones have a list price of $199.95 and sell elsewhere for at least $128. ...
Cyclist's helmet-cam video of argument with driver shows glory of humanity - March 27, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A Seattle cyclist is miffed that a woman has parked in a bike lane. He posts a helmet-cam video to YouTube, where many have watched. But who comes out of it better?
Google loses appeal in Safari tracking case - March 27, 2015
The floodgates are now open for UK users to sue Google over privacy violations caused by tracking cookies. ...
Next-gen high-res video faces new fees and uncertainty - March 27, 2015
So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology. ...
HTC's smartphone design chief hangs it up - March 27, 2015
Jonah Becker, who oversaw the development of the newly released HTC One M9 smartphone, is the second head of design to leave the company in less than a year. ...
Another top HTC designer leaves the company - March 27, 2015
Departing is Jonah Becker, who oversaw the development of the newly released HTC One M9 smartphone. ...
Comedian Will Ferrell belts out 'Star Trek' theme - March 27, 2015
We already knew Ferrell was talented, but who knew he was such a Trekkie? ...
Be the Batman your city deserves (for only $682M) - March 27, 2015
Discover how to be Batman in the latest "Epic How To" video from Break. Hint -- you'll need a lot of money just to build the Batcave. ...
This trick can quickly fix many mysterious hardware failures - March 27, 2015
Every now and then something breaks on your computer. Maybe you get a bad system update from Microsoft or cosmic rays flip the wrong bit on your system. Whatever the cause, often your problem has nothing to do with hardware, but lies within...
BlackBerry shows signs of life, posts surprise quarterly profit - March 27, 2015
Don't count the struggling smartphone maker out yet. BlackBerry CEO John Chen's housecleaning is starting to yield benefits. The next step: stabilizing its collapsing revenue. ...
More 'Walking Dead' seasons get their turn at 8-bit gory glory - March 27, 2015
Watch an amusing animated recap of seasons 3 and 4 of AMC hit horror series "The Walking Dead." Even in retro video-game style, the zombies look creepy.
Be the Batman your city deserves (for only $620M) - March 27, 2015
Discover how to be Batman in the latest "Epic How To" video from Break. Hint -- you'll need a lot of money just to build the Batcave.
BlackBerry shows signs of life; posts a surprise Q4 profit - March 27, 2015
Don't count the struggling smartphone maker out yet. BlackBerry CEO John Chen's housecleaning is starting to yield benefits. The next step: stabilizing its collapsing revenue. ...