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Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.

By September 5, 2014


Branson on Virgin Galactic crash: 'Space flight is hard -- but worth it'

As the National Transportation Safety Board takes the lead role in investigating the crash of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the space-tourism venture would still "love to finish what we started."

By November 1, 2014


Zuckerberg and Gates' clean-energy mantra: Invest, invent

Tech industry titans are banding together to try to ensure the world has enough energy, with less of the carbon emissions tied to global warming.

By November 30, 2015


Richard Branson: I would have started my businesses with Indiegogo (Q&A)

The Virgin Group founder invests in the crowdfunding startup. "I certainly would have tried" Indiegogo, he tells CNET.

By May 22, 2014


Jeff Bezos's first tweet is a modest, boastful affair

Technically Incorrect: The Amazon CEO decides this is the moment to emit his first tweet in 7 years. This one is about the successful landing of his Blue Origin rocket.

By November 24, 2015


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Alphabet's Wi-Fi beaming balloons prepare to lift off in Indonesia

Google's parent company wants to connect remote regions to the Internet. Next stop: Southeast Asia.

By October 28, 2015


Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By March 13, 2014


Rousey vs. Mayweather fight happened...in Street Fighter mod

A war of words between top fighters Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather inspires a Street Fighter video game mod to settle their differences.

By September 21, 2015


How Formula E can overtake F1 and help save the world

Find out why this electric racing series has a shot at becoming huge -- and how its technology could change the cars we drive for the better.

By July 3, 2015