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Tim Cook's name to grace Alabama antidiscrimination bill

The naming announcement comes a month after the Alabama native, who recently came out as gay, criticized the state for its record on granting equal rights.

By December 4, 2014


Miss Alabama's beautiful confusion about NSA surveillance

During the Miss USA pageant, Alabama's representative showed how difficult the core ideas behind surveillance methods are to grasp.

By June 17, 2013


Former Sprint exec lands at Mississippi wireless operator

Once Sprint's technology chief, Stephen Bye will soon head up strategy for rural operator C Spire, as the company decides whether to participate in the government's upcoming spectrum auction.

By September 30, 2015


How a superfast network and 3D printing come together in one city

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET digs in to the 3D printing startup culture in Chattanooga.

By August 22, 2015


LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015


As pride soars, Apple adds LGBT featured section to the App Store

Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.

By June 26, 2015


Will self-driving cars be programmed to kill you?

Technically Incorrect: Ethicists are beginning to muse about whether you will be more dispensable than the five people your out-of-control car is about to hit.

By June 17, 2015


Tim Cook encourages new grads to change the world

Apple's CEO uses commencement speech to relay societal changes he's witnessed during his lifetime and discuss changes still possible.

By May 17, 2015


Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws

His latest statement, in a Washington Post op-ed, warns of a wave of legislation pending across the US that could discriminate against the LGBT community.

By March 29, 2015


Facebook spurs emotional reunion between man and his childhood nurse

Social media helps a family find a nurse whose kindness 40 years ago was never forgotten, inspiring the hashtag #NurseKathy.

By March 18, 2015