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Here’s your first chance to see Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern’s characters, in costume.
Author: Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:00 am
Republicans and others want the FCC to give the OK for spammy messages that slip into your voicemail without notice. Free speech? Or voicemail meltdown?
Author: Edward Moyer
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:57 am
Team Tactile, an all-woman band of MIT engineering undergrads, is working on a device that translates Braille in real time.
Author: Lisa Brackmann
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:14 am
A chart, which comes from Tesla sales, shows details of the upcoming Model 3 electric car compared to its big brother, the Model S.
Author: Wayne Cunningham
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:12 am
The beloved video game series “Castlevania” is coming to Netflix, and yes, there are whips and vampires.
Author: Jason Parker
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:32 pm
The plane maker and secretive government agency are teaming up to make shooting satellites into orbit more like catching a flight home for the holidays, if your layover were in space, that is.
Author: Eric Mack
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:18 pm
Course work will teach app design to community college students interested in the app economy.
Author: Steven Musil
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:59 pm
Commentary: RIP Roger Moore. You delivered some amazing 007 moments, from a thrilling fight scene atop the Golden Gate Bridge to a breakneck flight in a tiny gas-guzzling jet.
Author: Kent German
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:28 pm
There’s nothing official about this prototype or video, but Apple fans will eat it up anyway.
Author: Gordon Gottsegen
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:24 pm
The social network is also trying to make the feature more visible on phones.
Author: Richard Nieva
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:13 pm
A cute guy and ugly weather. This CNET executive’s love story shows rain is better than sand.
Author: Sasha Zullo
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:06 pm
Relive the saga with iconic onscreen moments and behind-the-scenes peeks from four decades of Star Wars movies.
Author: Richard Trenholm
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:49 pm
Peter Parker’s getting a big technology upgrade thanks to Tony Stark, and with all these villains, he’s going to need it.
Author: Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:48 pm
Roborace’s Robocar made history by being the first autonomous car tested in Paris. And it’s a race car to boot.
Author: Donovan Farnham
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:25 pm
Facebook’s original shows are going to feel familiar to anyone watching video already in your News Feed.
Author: Joan E. Solsman
Posted: May 24, 2017, 9:23 pm
Apple and Microsoft are psyched Intel will build Thunderbolt into its chips. That could help with VR, big monitors and fast external drives.
Author: Stephen Shankland
Posted: May 24, 2017, 7:55 pm
Sending a Lego Porsche 911 GT3 RS through a crash test sounds like a wonderful idea.
Author: Donovan Farnham
Posted: May 24, 2017, 7:09 pm
A recliner chair with a mind of its own, and a door that swings open unbidden? No, it’s not a haunted house, it’s a new recall notice from Ford.
Author: Edward Moyer
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:53 pm
We also talk about the downfall of LeEco.
Author: Roger Cheng
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:34 pm
Intuit CEO Brad Smith also comes onboard.
Author: Ben Fox Rubin
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:02 pm
Security camera manufacturer Kuna says its new software can distinguish a car’s color, make and model in under a second.
Author: Megan Wollerton
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:02 pm
Lotus and Volvo are all under one roof like one big, awkward stepfamily.
Author: Donovan Farnham
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:54 pm
The battle that’s been building for six seasons of HBO’s hit show will soon be upon us. Take a look at the trailer for hints at what will happen next.
Author: Jason Parker
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:34 pm
The social network grows its personal fundraiser tools.
Author: Ben Fox Rubin
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:15 pm
The top 10 new species discovered in 2016 are in and they honour Harry Potter and “Game of Thrones.”
Author: Michelle Starr
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:42 pm