38 Results for

blight

Article

Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014

Article

Beauty nightmare? Your iPhone is giving you a wrinkly neck

It seems that the vain and the neurotic are worried they're bending over their phones too much, ruining their looks. Naturally, plastic surgery is at hand.

By May 27, 2014

Article

Mirror, meet tech companies. Tech companies, meet mirror

Tech companies are rampant in their criticism of the NSA. But is there really any difference between the way they treat ordinary citizens and the way that the government does?

By March 23, 2014

Article

Prince: You can't get down with technology in your hand

In which the diminutive purple one plays a secret, impromptu four-hour concert in Hollywood, and rails against the death-grip of gadgetry.

By March 10, 2014

Article

Martin Scorsese, Jonah Hill join Fallon in dissing hashtags

You might remember Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon mocking the hashtag craze. But now he's on the "Tonight Show," Fallon has even more famous #compadres.

By February 19, 2014

Article

Attack on Path spreads spam

The private social network is in the process of fighting off a spam attack affecting a small number of users.

By January 15, 2014

Article

Girl looks for cell signal, steps on rattlesnake nest

In a rural area outside San Diego, a teenage girl is snakebit just because she wanted to text her boyfriend and call her mom. Life can be cruel.

By November 13, 2012

Article

Microsoft Surface prices and the next Nexus in Podcast 310

Podcast time! All the week's tech news, plus a future full of cameras and why UK phone networks should all be destroyed.

By October 19, 2012

Article

Haters gunna hate. But why?

There are many wonderful things about the internet, but it can also be a vast breeding ground for group hatred.

By August 7, 2012

Article

The Hollywood sign: An LA story of local kid making good

Towering over Tinseltown, it's the most famous sign in the world. But it began its history 90 years ago as a local billboard for real estate. CNET Road Trip 2012 stops by to investigate.

By June 30, 2012