Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.
From the Cheapskate: A must-have for every road warrior, this cigarette-lighter adapter also includes two 2.1-amp USB ports. But can you trust the user reviews?
Technically Incorrect: Amazon's CEO says he doesn't measure drone delivery's arrival in months. He does say, though, that he expects the service to be ubiquitous.
San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
The home-sharing site learns the hard way that it can't assume San Francisco supervisors won't change their minds -- even after they passed a law legalizing short-term rentals.
After his plan to break up California flopped, Tim Draper takes another stab at changing the state's government, giving $500,000 for counties to use a startup's data visualization tools.
Data from recent polls finds big-time fictional villains are viewed more favorably than the actual candidates hoping to lead the free world.
CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.
In Windows 10, Microsoft's browsers -- both IE and Spartan -- will get the tech Firefox uses to speed up Web-based games. And that's a challenge to Windows itself.
Plenty of high-profile people suffered from foot-in-mouth disease this year. Here, CNET catalogs some of the silly, smart and interesting things said in the world of tech in 2014.