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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Netflix hikes price of its most popular service by a buck, to $9.99

After raising rates last year, the streaming-video service ups the price of its "standard" option in the US. But current members won't see a higher bill for a year.

By October 8, 2015


Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' to become a TV series

No cast or premiere date is set. But showrunners are asking for fans' help casting a new Starz TV show based on Gaiman's award-winning fantasy novel "American Gods."

By June 17, 2015


Meet the Nepalese-American death metal guitarist who just found water on Mars

Luju Ojha is a graduate student, guitarist and scientific jack-of-all-trades who helped find water on Mars, all at an age when many people are still living in their parents' basement.

By September 28, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Acer unveils its first wave of Windows 10 devices

The Taiwanese tech company has shown off three new Windows 10 devices -- a convertible tablet, an all-in-one laptop and a 5.5-inch smartphone.

By October 11, 2015


Apple Pay now supports American Express corporate credit cards

The move paves the way for the corporate crowd to use Apple Pay for business expenses.

By August 10, 2015


American Airlines, Sabre join growing number of China hacking targets

The companies appear to have been hacked by the same group that stole information from health insurer Anthem and the US government's personnel office, according to a new report.

By August 7, 2015


The 404 Show 1,624: Wet Hot Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here and it's pretty good! We'll take a stroll down memory lane as it pertains to the iterations of Windows, whip up a jug of bug-juice in anticipation of the new Wet Hot American Summer episodes and explore some 80s-inspired synth tunes.

By July 31, 2015


Take a 360-degree GoPro ride on winning horse American Pharoah

Your only chance to ride the newest Triple Crown winner comes from an immersive GoPro video that puts you in the saddle of the elite horse.

By July 30, 2015