Hotels, retailers, and restaurants really need to lock down their point-of-sale systems, but don't have to sweat Web app attacks as much as financial services companies do.
Ah, the dreaded college roommate. Or the perfect roommate. It's all less of a guessing game, thanks to -- you guessed it -- Facebook.
Want to get a sneak peek at SimCity? Maxis opens the doors for a limited beta weekend, but the sign-up process is a good example of how to alienate interested users.
The big stories of this year will continue into the next. But maybe not in the way you expect them to.
Internet Boom v2.0 might be coming to a close, as consumer- and entertainment-focused startups complain about VC funding drying up. And now there's that TV show. Heaven help us all, that show.
Whether you're starting a new business or launching the ultimate cupcake blog, this hosting service offers everything you need -- for a sawbuck.
As tablets get more powerful, some people are asking if they really need to use their laptops for blogging or other work-related tasks. CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on whether you can really replace your laptop with an iPad.
The Drupal open-source Web content management system continues to grow, as it introduces version 7 and preps for its annual conference.
Citizen scientists using a 3D jigsaw puzzle video game are helping decode how proteins work to advance research drug treatments and potentially renewable fuels and chemicals.
How gamers devised state-of-the-art algorithms playing Foldit, a protein-folding game that has advanced HIV, cancer, and Alzheimer's research.