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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014


Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013


Facebook loses key ad exec to Square

Gokul Rajaram is abandoning his senior post at the social network to help the buzzy mobile payments startup perfect its software for businesses.

By June 27, 2013


Facebook snaps up Chai Labs

Social-networking site acquires the content-focused start-up, likely for less than $10 million.

By August 15, 2010


Three great alternatives to the Big Three browsers

While the new versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome are making news, a less popular browser may actually suit your needs better than the market leaders.

By March 25, 2011


Inside the hospital of the future

Kaiser Permanente IT manager Sean Chai shows CNET's Ina Fried what the operating system of the future may look like, as well as some of the gadgets aimed at bringing more health care into the home.

By October 8, 2010


The site that lets you compete against Olympians

The Olympic committee has created a site where you can compete against Olympic champions--at sports like hula-hooping and putting golf balls into a cup.

By February 13, 2010


Tea at a perfect temperature

You can get your tea to exactly the right temperature with the Tea Thermometer and Timer.

By October 21, 2009


In new TV hard sell, Microsoft strikes at Apple's art

The latest Laptop Hunter TV spot from Microsoft sees the company addressing the very core of Apple's being--artists.

By May 9, 2009


Searching the city for Zune-friendly Wi-Fi

CNET News' Ina Fried traverses San Francisco with one of Microsoft's latest music players, to mixed results.

By September 22, 2008