Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. The search company has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

Apple iPhone 6 event officially set for Sept. 9

The invitation offers no product hints, only noting: "Wish we could say more." But the general consensus is that Apple will unveil its next smartphone.

Hackers altered, deleted bank records, says report

Investigation into attack on JPMorgan Chase may have expanded to seven of the world's top banks, amid a report that hackers altered records.

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Apple's iWatch is expected to be announced alongside the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9

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Apple invite arrives, speculation heightens

Invitations to Apple's big event on September 9 landed Thursday in the hands of tech journalists, including CNET Senior Writer Shara Tibken's. In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Shara discuss the cryptic invitation itself and all the related rumors of larger iPhones and an Apple smartwatch.

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