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Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By September 28, 2015


Wii U sales finally hit 10 million units as Nintendo nabs tiny profit

Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.

By July 29, 2015


Microsoft shakes up exec ranks as Windows 10 looms

The world's biggest software maker is creating a new group charged with making its Windows software work across all devices. Microsoft is also jettisoning some top executives, including former Nokia chief Stephen Elop.

By June 17, 2015


Qualcomm's Peggy Johnson joins Microsoft exec team

Johnson leaves Qualcomm to become Microsoft's new executive vice president of Global Business Development.

By August 5, 2014


Unlike Facebook, OkCupid shamelessly experiments on us

The online dating site admits to running experiments on its users and manipulating what they think. Have no fear, however, as it's for a good cause.

By July 28, 2014


OKCupid plays with our hearts without worry

The dating site conducted an experiment that falsified compatibility matches without telling users. When the results were published, OKCupid's co-founder said only two users complained. CNET's Bridget Carey explains the test and why it matters.

By July 29, 2014


Mozilla CEO Eich resigns after gay-marriage controversy

Brendan Eich steps down following calls for his ouster over his support for California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8.

By April 3, 2014


OKCupid pulls Firefox boycott letter

Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.

By April 2, 2014


OKCupid piles on Mozilla, calls for new CEO to resign

Demands for new Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich to step down continue as OKCupid aggressively tells its Firefox users to choose a different browser.

By March 31, 2014


Microsoft confirms Bates, Reller to exit company

Executives Tony Bates and Tami Reller will be leaving the software giant, and Mark Penn, creator of the "Scroogled" ad campaign, will now be chief strategy officer.

By March 3, 2014