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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


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


Twitter and blogs: Post once and bail out

New research shows that Twitter users are posting once and never going back. People need more motivation to keep producing content.

By June 9, 2009


Report: NSA tried to eavesdrop on Congress member

A New York Times article says the National Security Agency engaged in illegal surveillance activities in the past few months. The government says abuses have been resolved.

By April 16, 2009


Bright Automotive to share its plug-in IDEA on Capitol Hill

Bright Automotive announced an earlier-than-anticipated reveal date for its plug-in hybrid vehicle, IDEA.

By April 7, 2009


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


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


Report: 'New York Post' shuts down Pagesix.com gossip site

Eighteen people will apparently be laid off. The reason, according to site management, is a downturn in the economy.

By March 20, 2008


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


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