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Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.

By October 8, 2015


Venture capital firm plans $10M virtual-reality funding blitz

Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.

By September 17, 2015


Xiaomi building phones in India to capitalize on growing market

The budget-friendly Redmi 2 Prime is the Chinese company's first mobile phone made in India, its largest market outside of China.

By August 10, 2015


Apple boosts capital return program to $200 billion

The company gives shareholders even more to be happy about with a dividend increase and new funds to buy back shares.

By April 27, 2015


Uber banned from India's capital after alleged rape

The ride-sharing service faces a new round of allegations, and now has been blacklisted by the Delhi government, which says Uber was misleading customers.

By December 8, 2014


F-U-N-D-E-D: Tesla-wannabe Elio Motors raises big from the crowd -- or did it?

The would-be automaker's path highlights the untested (and weird) waters of the new era in crowdfunding.

By July 17, 2015


See the pope's US visit in VR, with one (really annoying) catch

Commentary: Pope Francis isn't a fan of unfettered capitalism, but that doesn't mean capitalists won't capitalize on his visit.

By September 23, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015


Capitalize words the easy way in iOS 8

Stop using the surgical maneuver of placing your cursor just after the first letter in a word to replace it with a capital letter and instead use iOS 8's text predictions.

By October 15, 2014