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Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015


Meet the only US presidential candidate promising immortality

Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.

By September 26, 2015


Bill O'Reilly to Donald Trump: You should never tweet again

Technically Incorrect: The leading Republican candidate defends his Twitter habits, but admits that he doesn't have time to check every statistic he retweets.

By November 24, 2015


What should Yahoo get rid of?

The struggling Internet giant is trying to decide which of its services it should keep or dump. Yahoo Real Estate, or maybe even Yahoo News, could be on the chopping block, analysts say.

By November 21, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


Biosensors take shape as temporary tattoos (Tomorrow Daily 278 show notes)

Chaotic Moon's "Tech Tat" is designed to be a temporary biomonitor. It can be placed anywhere on the human body, making it more discreet than a wrist wearable, and biometrics it gathers are sent to an easy to use app.

By November 25, 2015


Farewell to hope of life on Kepler-438b

One of the most Earth-like planets located by the Kepler mission is uninhabitable after all, due to its very active star.

By November 18, 2015


Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015


Donald Trump 'live-tweets' SNL sketch because Donald Trump

Technically Incorrect: The much-anticipated appearance of the leading Republican candidate on America's most famous comedy show wasn't too much of an actual appearance. Social media did some of the work for him.

By November 8, 2015


Our crowdsourced sci-fi novel is halfway done, and tackling the afterlife

The world is helping CNET write an original science fiction book in just 30 days. Our story of conflict and discovery between future universes has taken off, but there's still time to help wrap it all up.

By November 16, 2015