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Drop that remote: Nuance to bring voice control to home appliances

The developer of Dragon voice recognition software wants to create home appliances that respond to voice commands -- even when they're off.

By May 6, 2014


With Aereo, Supreme Court digs into copyright nuances

The justices grill both TV-streaming service Aereo and the broadcasters suing it to interpret what is public, what is private, and whether copies of the same thing are really different at all.

By April 22, 2014


Steve Ballmer is a clueless NBA owner, says Bill Simmons

Technically Incorrect: The former ESPN star, now heading to HBO, believes the former Microsoft CEO is out of his depth as a sports owner.

By August 25, 2015


2015 Dodge Charger R/T

The revised Charger with a Hemi is American muscle with some unexpected nuance.

By May 14, 2015


ZTE, Nuance hit the road with eyes-free, hands-free biometric voice command

With Nuance's voice print technology onboard, ZTE's Car Mode app will be able to recognize who is speaking and what he or she wants without the driver lifting a finger.

By January 8, 2014


Learn the secret language of Twitch's rogue emojis

Twitch, Amazon's site to broadcast and watch footage of people playing video games, has chat rooms packed with the craziest emoji -- called emotes -- you've ever seen. These glyphs mean more than meets the eye.

By May 31, 2015


Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015


Virtual reality porn? Oculus founder says he won't stop it

Technically Incorrect: If you want to watch porn on your virtual reality headset, go right ahead. At least that's what Oculus' founder appeared to say at a recent tech conference.

By May 19, 2015


The bizarre theme park ride that simulates cremation

Technically Incorrect: A Chinese theme park places riders in a coffin and sends them into a chamber filled with hot air machines, so that they can feel what the end might be like.

By May 10, 2015


Great American sound: The Audeze EL-8 headphones

Audeze's new headphone wows the Audiophiliac.

By May 2, 2015