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'Craziest OkCupid date ever' becoming a movie

"No Baggage" will be based on a writer's essay about her spontaneous three-week trip around the world with a guy she met online.

By September 24, 2014


Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014


Dumpster-living professor out to make a point

Professor Dumpster is a combo of Bill Nye the Science Guy and Oscar the Grouch, and he wants to show us that living minimally can help save our cities. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in.

By July 1, 2014


Advocacy group flip-flops twice over CISPA surveillance bill

The Center for Democracy and Technology once opposed CISPA. Then, to the delight of CISPA's backers, it ceased actively opposing the bill. Now it's opposing CISPA once again.

By April 25, 2012


Tech execs: It's a good time to be a woman in tech (live blog)

On CES panel, three tech leaders--Google's Marissa Mayer, Flickr founder Catarina Fake, and Padmasree Warrior of Cisco--talk about the issues women face in a field dominated by men.

By January 11, 2012


The 404 774: Where we survive the test of time (podcast)

Are negative Yelp reviews unfairly impacting small businesses? Today's episode weighs the effect of crowd-sourced review sites and asks if future generations will understand topical shows like "The Simpsons" and "30 Rock."

By March 10, 2011


DOJ sends order to Twitter for WikiLeaks-related account info

Virginia judge tells Twitter to cough up info on accounts including Icelandic politician and Tor programmer, who have 10 days to fight request that arose as part of WikiLeaks criminal probe

By January 7, 2011


Julian Assange leaves London jail on bail

WikiLeaks' now-famous spokesman emerges from Wandsworth Prison and tells crowd of journalists and supporters that he hopes to "continue" his work.

By December 16, 2010


Engineer refuses scanner, protects junk, gets investigated

The TSA says it will investigate case of John Tyner, a software engineer who refused new full body scanners and threatened to have a TSA operative arrested if he touched his "junk."

By November 16, 2010


Meet Project Vigilant--the Wikileaks leak

Project Vigilant is the mysterious group whose members outed Wikileaks' alleged source and want to monitor Internet attacks to find out who's behind them.

By August 10, 2010