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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By March 21, 2014


Why prequels always suck (and the golden rule to make sure they don't)

Commentary: From "Star Wars" to "The Hobbit", CNET pop culture addict Richard Trenholm investigates whether prequels are just fundamentally rubbish.

By August 7, 2015


Google on EU troubles: 'We don't always get it right'

Google's Matt Brittin, who oversees the company's European operations, says that his company suffered from not having enough "people on the ground" to handle EU concerns.

By June 5, 2015


Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.

By June 19, 2013


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


How to tell your Facebook friends how to pronounce your name

Tired of everyone always messing up your name in person? Facebook wants to help you help them learn how to pronounce it.

By August 6, 2015


Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway

Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly.

By August 27, 2015


Connected home device security only gets worse

Connected home devices may be secure enough off the shelf but this doesn't mean this will always be the case, tech firms have warned.

By August 11, 2015


Man implants ear in his arm so the world can eavesdrop on his life

An artist has a structure resembling a human ear surgically implanted in his forearm, and plans to turn it into an Internet-connected mic so anyone anywhere can hear what he hears.

By August 14, 2015


EA's new empire: An interview wth Peter Moore

The publisher's second-in-command discusses DLC conspiracies, Battlefront's multiplayer focus, and backing indies.

By August 12, 2015