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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

By October 1, 2014


Uber trials even cheaper ride-sharing service in Beijing

As demand for Uber grows in Beijing, the company has launched a new "People's Uber" ride-sharing service at rates below its own UberX.

By August 5, 2014


Apple hit by patent suit from Boston University

The suit alleges that Apple has violated a patent held by one of the school's computer engineering professors.

By July 3, 2013


LG to demo bendable, unbreakable smartphone screen

One of the products taking the stage at Display Week 2013 will be a flexible, 5-inch OLED smartphone screen.

By May 20, 2013


LG eyes flexible OLED-equipped smartphone for Q4

And it's hardly alone among mobile companies. Samsung and Nokia, too, have ambitions for flexible OLED display technology.

By April 25, 2013


Google Street View now in 50 different countries

The search giant has just added Hungary and Lesotho to its list of Street View-enabled countries.

By April 23, 2013


Inside Intellectual Ventures, the most hated company in tech

Nathan Myhrvold and other executives at the controversial company say critics simply don't understand what they're doing. CNET went behind the scenes to understand what 40,000 patents and an unapologetic plan to make money from them really means.

By August 21, 2012


Schmidt challenges grads to turn off the screen for an hour a day

Google's chairman emeritus tells Boston University graduates: "Take your eyes off that screen and look into the eyes of the person you love."

By May 20, 2012


It's a Facebook backlash. Wow, that was quick!

commentary GM cancels an ad campaign, a national opinion poll is vaguely negative, and a co-founder swears off America to avoid taxes right before the long-awaited IPO. Welcome to Facebook's crazy week.

By May 16, 2012


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Do you have log-in items in OS X that you cannot seem to remove, or have you lost your account's password? Here we answer these and other questions from MacFixIt readers.

By March 2, 2012