The new "Force Awakens" trailer transports CNET's Tania González to her youth in Mexico, where she and her brother turned broomsticks into lightsabers and her dog played the role of droid "Arturito."
We've known for some time that the Red Planet has frozen water and likely once hosted massive oceans, but it turns out Curiosity may not have to dig too deep to wet its whistle.
For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.
Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.
The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.
An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
Activision Blizzard revives the iconic music game franchise in a bid to make living room rock stars the hot new thing -- again.
R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.
Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.
Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.