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Apple, Google lead tech takeover of top global brands

Lenovo, PayPal and Lego join the technology titans in Interbrand's 2015 list of the 100 top global brands.

By October 5, 2015


Israeli military uses tech as its protective edge

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a handful of Israel Defense Forces bases to see an F-16I fighter jet, advanced missile defense systems and a pilot's helmet packed with wearable tech.

By September 24, 2015


Incoming! Chinese rocket engine punches hole in house

And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.

By August 31, 2015


Stunning footage of cranes crashing through buildings

Technically Incorrect: As the Queen Juliana Bridge in Holland is being restored, two of the project's cranes mysteriously collapse.

By August 3, 2015


Two NFL stars lose fingers in separate fireworks incidents, say reports

Technically Incorrect: Star defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul of the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Bucs cornerback CJ Wilson are both said to have had July 4 mishaps.

By July 8, 2015


Google pledges funding for 3D-printed prosthetics, other aid technology

It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.

By May 27, 2015


Famous gamer retires, wrist can't take it anymore

Technically Incorrect: Hai Lam, one of the famed participants in eSports, has to give it all up because of a repetitive strain injury.

By April 27, 2015


Airbnb: Let us pay hotel taxes in New York

The service for peer-to-peer home rentals sends a letter to all members of the New York State Legislature asking for the law to be changed to allow it to collect taxes on behalf of its hosts and guests.

By April 15, 2015


Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

With Season 5 of "Game of Thrones" starting Sunday, we've created a GIF-filled refresher course on who did what to whom, where and sometimes why. Plus, photo clues and a video recap.

By April 8, 2015


Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015