With Congress unable to work out a deal to keep America's doors open, sites for government agencies -- from parks to museums to the NSA -- sit idle. Here's a sampling.
New Lumia camera features and apps make Denim the next update to have. Plus, activate Cortana with your voice.
The Lumia 830 is an "affordable flagship," and the 730 and 735 are geared for the selfie-loving crowd, Microsoft says at IFA. Also coming: the Denim release of Windows Phone later in 2014.
Google may be selling its would-be floating showroom in Maine to an international barge company. But the Google Barge in California still sits idle.
Two Google Barges in California and Maine have sat idle and unfinished for months. Now a report says Google has sold the Maine barge. Not good news for the company's retail hopes.
The new 14 nanometer processor, codenamed Broadwell, allows for computers that are less than 9 millimeters thick, about a third the thickness of PCs from 2010.
The idle screen on your watch may be convenient, but it can also be annoying.
The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.
Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.
These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.