The Far Side could be back from extinction, and the timing's so right

Looks like Gary Larson's popular syndicated comic is making a comeback after 24 years. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

One small step: What will the moon look like in 50 years?

A scientific outpost, a graveyard, a stepping stone to Mars: It all starts with the moon. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

LinkedIn will let you test, display skills for employers

Show off your mad skills. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

LastPass Fixes a Major Exploit

Make sure you have version 4.33.0. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

$100M 'Grant for the Web' hopes to make the internet pivot to privacy

The idea is to come up with internet business models that aren't based on ad tracking. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Why 5G isn’t ready for Apple

Meanwhile, Android rivals double down. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Astronauts make cement in space for the first time

Concrete could provide humans in space with better protection from radiation and extreme temperatures than many other materials. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Apple Built UWB into the iPhone 11

Ultra wideband wireless technology will precisely pinpoint your location. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Spotify wants to know where you live and will be checking in

If you're using Spotify's Premium Family plan, the music service will need your address. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

An interstellar comet looks to be heading our way

Oumuamua was the first known object to visit from beyond the solar system. Now another may be inbound and this time it wasn't spotted with Earth in its rear view. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

Pam and Angela from The Office have a podcast together

The weekly "Office Ladies" podcast will include episode breakdowns and behind-the-scenes stories. | Continue reading | 6 days ago

The iPhone 11 supports Wi-Fi 6. Here’s why that matters

The iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are the newest phones that support next-gen Wi-Fi 6 connections. Here's what you should know about that. | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Apple's iPhone 11 drops 'X' and 'R'

Call it the iPhone formerly known as "X." | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Google collects face data now. Here's what it means and how to opt out

The new Face Match technology isn't everywhere yet, but it's always looking. Find out what's happening with your face data and what you can do to stop it. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

New iPhones Today, 5G Not Expected Until 2020

The 2020 iPhone sounds amazing. But what exactly are we going to see this year? | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Google's new face-tracking camera for home

Nest Hub Max always watches for a familiar face. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

NASA Satellite Spots a Mysterious Green Blob in Space

A green space blob flashed into existence and then... it was gone. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

iPhone XR shipments topped all other phones in the first half of 2019

More than twice as many shipped as the Galaxy A10. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

India's Chandrayaan-2 team may have located silent Vikram moon lander

The fate of India's lander is still cloaked in a moon mystery. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Tiny NASA satellite gets fascinating 3D peek inside Hurricane Dorian

An experimental NASA CubeSat shows it can make big weather observations. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Google has secret webpages that feed your personal data to advertisers

More details and allegations emerge on the search engine's tactics. | Continue reading | 14 days ago

Wi-Fi 6 is barely here, but Wi-Fi 7 is already on the way

With improvements to Wi-Fi 6 and its successor, Qualcomm is working to boost speeds and overcome congestion on wireless networks. | Continue reading | 15 days ago

Bugatti Chiron sets world record with 304-mph top speed

The modified supercar clocked a top speed of 304.77 miles per hour. | Continue reading | 15 days ago

Toy Story poster signed by Steve Jobs sells for $31,000

Jobs was the film's executive producer. | Continue reading | 15 days ago

Chinese deepfake app surges in popularity, raises privacy concerns

It's almost too easy. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

China's lunar rover discovers strange substance on far side of the moon

The Yutu-2 rover found something weird inside a crater. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

Minecraft Is Getting an AI Assistant from Facebook and MIT

The artificial intelligence assistant is being designed to multitask and learn new skills. | Continue reading | 18 days ago


Got Wi-Fi 6 questions? Wondering what the hell Goro has to do with it? We've got answers. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Airlines ban all MacBook Pros from checked luggage

Prohibition applies to all MacBook Pros, even if they weren't subject to the recent recall over battery issues. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Former Google employee says MeToo behavior 'institutionalized' at search giant

Jennifer Blakely says Chief Legal Officer David Drummond made her life "hell" after fathering her son. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Find out if Amazon's Ring has partnered with your local police

A map from the video doorbell company shows how many police departments have joined Ring's law enforcement network. Privacy advocates say they're worried. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

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SpaceX Starhopper rocket prototype takes giant leap for Elon Musk

A very early version of Elon Musk's Mars Starship blasts to new heights. | Continue reading | 21 days ago

US government awards General Motors $2M for solid-state battery research

Ford also received award money, but not for electric powertrains. | Continue reading | 22 days ago

Wi-Fi 6 will upgrade your workhorse wireless network

5G is great, but it's a big Wi-Fi upgrade that'll likely help you out sooner with faster speeds and longer range at home, school and work. | Continue reading | 22 days ago

Wow Classic, live today, lets you party in Azeroth like it's 2006

Time to look for a group once again. | Continue reading | 22 days ago

Ring convinced police to join its network through peer pressure and freebies

From The Daily Charge: When police didn't respond to an email for 10 days, Ring followed up with $50 discounts for the department. | Continue reading | 22 days ago

The Fantasy of Being Disconnected

An overactive world is hard to break away from. | Continue reading | 23 days ago

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CNET news editors and reporters provide top technology news, with investigative reporting and in-depth coverage of tech issues and events. | Continue reading | 24 days ago

MIT reveals Jeffrey Epstein donated $800K to its Media Lab and a professor

The elite university promised to review all future donations. | Continue reading | 26 days ago

Smartphones may be leaking more radiation than we think

An investigation by the Chicago Tribune suggests iPhones and Galaxy models may exceed radio frequency radiation safety limits. | Continue reading | 27 days ago

MIT Media Lab Under Scrutiny for Ties to Jeffrey Epstein

In the latest development, two academics are leaving the Media Lab in protest. | Continue reading | 27 days ago

Intel fights back with power-sipping Lakefield chip for weird new PCS

Intel's innovative Foveros chip-stacking technology will debut in unusual new laptops with dual screens. | Continue reading | 28 days ago

Tesla's self-driving car computer and its two AI brains

Tesla's in-house chip is 21 times faster than the older Nvidia model Tesla used. And each car's computer has two for safety. | Continue reading | 29 days ago

Ripples in space-time suggest a black hole swallowed a neutron star

If confirmed, it would be the first neutron star-black hole merger ever detected. | Continue reading | 29 days ago

The weird, repeating signals from deep space just tripled

Fast radio bursts are getting more attention from scientists, who can now detect more of them. | Continue reading | 29 days ago

The Virgin Galactic spaceport sending the mega rich into space

Richard Branson's space tourism company says it's only months away from launching a new era of commercial travel. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Trump administration reportedly wants to extend NSA phone surveillance program

Just in case. | Continue reading | 1 month ago