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Google Doodle celebrates Hedy Lamarr's scientific legacy

Hedy Lamarr was more than just a 1940s Hollywood movie star. She was also an inventor who helped developed technologies that made Wi-Fi possible today.

By November 9, 2015


The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015


Get Battlefield 1942 (PC) for free

Can you believe this game is 10 years old? It looks it, too -- but it's still a ton of fun. Get your World War II on free of charge while you can.

By November 5, 2012


Microsoft co-founder says he's found sunken WWII battleship

Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.

By March 4, 2015


Belkin and Cree LEDs join the SmartThings slate

Users of the popular connected-home platform will now be able to add WeMo and Cree LEDs to their setups -- no extra hardware necessary.

By February 26, 2015


3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

A damaged sixth-century sword in a museum in Norway has been perfectly reproduced as new through 3D printing.

By February 17, 2015


Rare Alan Turing journal shows his genius at work

CNET gets a deeper look at the hidden notebook from the "father of modern computing," before it goes up for auction.

By February 14, 2015


Never-before-seen handwritten Turing manuscript up for auction

A 56-page notebook in which the computer scientist and mathematical genius worked on the foundations of computing will fall under the hammer in April.

By January 26, 2015


Sonar finds intact 'ghost ship' off the Hawaiian coast

A research team surveying the sea floor off the coast of O'ahu has found an intact ship sitting upright under 2,000 feet of water.

By December 8, 2014


Happy 100th birthday, Hedy Lamarr, movie star who paved way for Wi-Fi

This actress from Hollywood's Golden Age reminds us of a time when women were some of the leading unsung tech innovators.

By November 9, 2014