CNET News
 
Syndicate content CNET News
CNET news editors and reporters provide top technology news, with investigative reporting and in-depth coverage of tech issues and events.
Updated: 20 hours 58 min ago

Mazda improves its steering and nobody will ever know - Roadshow

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:34
The new G-Vectoring technology from Mazda promises to make its smooth steering even smoother. Too bad you probably won't consciously feel anything different.
Categories: ICT

Tour de France will use high-tech scanning system to find hidden motors - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:33
The bike race's governing body says it will use a tablet, case, adapter and custom software to test the frame, wheels and components in under a minute.
Categories: ICT

Schwarzenegger confesses he was 'way too ripped' to play Conan - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:26
The actor and former California governor revealed on Reddit that he had to gain body fat to play the title role in the 1982 fantasy film. Oh, and he explained his technique for biting a dead vulture.
Categories: ICT

Twitch just invented this animated emoji that costs $140 to use once - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:22
Fans of Twitch's live-streaming gamers now can "cheer" them on in chat rooms with animated icons, ranging in cost from a couple of pennies to $140, in a new tipping system.
Categories: ICT

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs wants to make your daily commute less crummy - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:16
The subdivision of Google's parent company looks to revolutionize the transportation landscape.
Categories: ICT

Star Trek's Enterprise voyages from Smithsonian's basement to main floor - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:02
The model of the USS Enterprise, in the Smithsonian's collection since 1974, is getting restored and given a more prominent spot in the National Air and Space Museum.
Categories: ICT

Report: Google-branded phone coming this year - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 20:00
The tech giant is said to be building a handset without any phone manufacturing partners.
Categories: ICT

Nissan to introduce EV range extenders, single-lane semi-autonomy in Japan - Roadshow

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:37
While the range extender doesn't appear to be coming to the US, Nissan's self-driving system most definitely will.
Categories: ICT

Search for alien laser pulses from a strange star system reports back - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:27
One of the most mysterious stars in the galaxy prompted astronomers to check for signals from an intelligent civilization, and now they've shared their findings.
Categories: ICT

John Oliver compares Brexit to 'Independence Day' (the movie, that is) - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:15
Technically Incorrect: In an excoriation of Britain's decision to leave the EU, the HBO comedian cannot contain himself.
Categories: ICT

Watch this homemade autonomous Tesla charger in action - Roadshow

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 19:07
Thankfully, it's far less creepy than Tesla's own prototype.
Categories: ICT

Here's why the internet loved that 'Game of Thrones' credits change so much - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:51
George R.R. Martin made the house names, sigils and mottos matter to fans, and that's why seeing the Stark direwolf return thrilled hearts.
Categories: ICT

Google will reportedly release its own phone this year - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:32
The tech giant is currently in talks with mobile operators to release its own non-Nexus device, according to reports.
Categories: ICT

Europeans lost sleep over the Brexit vote. Here's how much - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:28
Data provided by fitness tracker Jawbone shows Londoners in particular got less shut-eye as votes on whether the UK would leave the European Union were being counted.
Categories: ICT

Gross-out 'Ghostbusters' burger menu features marshmallows, ectoplasm - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:11
A cafe menu full of "Ghostbusters" tribute food lets you bite into a frightening black-bunned burger and follow it up with a bleeding marshmallow sandwich.
Categories: ICT

Mitsubishi teases yet another plug-in crossover ahead of Paris - Roadshow

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 18:10
Debuting this October, the Ground Tourer concept is a cleverly named car that sticks to Mitsu's current business direction, which is to say, "things that aren't necessarily exciting."
Categories: ICT

Google makes coding playful with Bloks tactile toys - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:46
Google wants to use the new open-source tech to help children as young as five learn computational thinking skills.
Categories: ICT

Uber is putting Pandora tunes in the driver's seat - Roadshow

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:41
Drivers can now play Pandora through the ride-hailing company's driver app, ahead of a plan to roll out Pandora for riders in Uber cars too.
Categories: ICT

Brexit campaign wipes its homepage amid accusations of false promises - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:37
Prominent Brexiters have been backtracking on key promises made during the referendum. Now the campaign's homepage has erased links to those claims.
Categories: ICT

iPhone 7 alleged photos expose second speaker, larger camera - CNET

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:15
The photos seemingly provide more backing for rumors that have been floating about the past few months about the next iPhone.
Categories: ICT