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“Bill protection” will help heavy data users cap what they spend.
Author: Andrew Gebhart
Posted: January 17, 2018, 6:01 pm
Now you can reportedly play a news podcast with a voice command.
Author: Andrew Gebhart
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:40 pm
The airplane maker’s chief salesman warns that the A380 program may end unless Emirates airline commits to ordering more of the giant aircraft.
Author: Kent German
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:36 pm
Facebook’s CEO posts a call to action: “This is a basic question of whether our government works.”
Author: Andrew Gebhart
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:23 pm
We look at the strained relationship between tech companies and legal marijuana shops. Also, VR might have found a solution to one of its biggest annoyances.
Author: Alfred Ng
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:05 pm
Detroit was a crazy-busy show this year. Here are the production debuts and concepts straight from the Motor City.
Author: Andrew Krok
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:44 pm
You might soon be able to return to the land of Albion in the rumored Fable 4.
Author: Andrew Gebhart
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:39 pm
A NASA camera got a look at the fireworks caused by a spectacular meteor breaking apart over the US Midwest.
Author: Amanda Kooser
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:35 pm
You won’t get more than about $5 worth of tokens, but the browser maker hopes you’ll help improve online advertising privacy.
Author: Stephen Shankland
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:00 pm
The Air is marking its 10th anniversary and I’m celebrating the one Apple product that’s never let me down.
Author: Chris Matyszczyk
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:51 pm
Microsoft is bringing its powerful laptop, tablet hybrid to 17 new international markets and preorders start today.
Author: Andrew Gebhart
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:33 pm
Apple sells these for $29 apiece. I think they’re especially good for jogging. Plus: What, your pillow doesn’t massage your back? This one does.
Author: Rick Broida
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:27 pm
Chrissy Chambers is awarded compensation in a civil case over intimate images posted online without permission.
Author: Richard Trenholm
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:13 pm
The deal with Kevin Durant’s startup marks a new push to attract sports fans eager to watch action on and off the court.
Author: Terry Collins
Posted: January 17, 2018, 2:44 pm
The latest viral craze matches your photo to works from international museums and galleries. We asked CNET staffers to try it out, and the results aren’t always flattering.
Author: CNET staff
Posted: January 17, 2018, 2:04 pm
Marijuana businesses need to find creative workarounds to get attention on Google or Facebook, since tech companies still treat them as illegal operations.
Author: Alfred Ng
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:56 pm
The company only made around 4,000 of the special-edition phones. Sadly, it looks like you have to be a world-class athlete to get one.
Author: Daniel Van Boom
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:52 pm
Every video in its elite ad program will be scrutinized by human reviewers, while the bar has been raised for joining the program.
Author: Steven Musil
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:34 pm
Trying to navigate a room while wearing a VR headset? A company named Occipital has a self-contained solution to that problem.
Author: Scott Stein
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:10 pm
Customers reported suspicious activity on their credit cards after making purchases on OnePlus’ website.
Author: Daniel Van Boom
Posted: January 17, 2018, 7:37 am
At CES 2018, the custom system builder showed off new ways to jazz up its systems as well as updates to the hardware.
Author: Lori Grunin
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:45 am
Attorneys general from 22 states are among those suing the FCC, which voted to gut rules protecting the open internet.
Author: Marguerite Reardon
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:10 am
Looks like we’ll see the origin of the galactic friendship between Han Solo, Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.
Author: Mike Sorrentino
Posted: January 16, 2018, 11:21 pm
A quick spin around some of our favorite four-wheel-drive getabouts.
Author: Emme Hall
Posted: January 16, 2018, 10:33 pm
Elon Musk’s next big thing will get fully lit up for the first time as soon as Friday.
Author: Eric Mack
Posted: January 16, 2018, 10:29 pm