If you don't know DuckDuckGo and Wolfram Alpha, you should. And both of these outstanding Google alternatives received boosts this week that could raise their visibility.
Android, WebOS, QNX, Windows--so many operating systems were supposed to have a decent shot at competing with the iPad. How have they fared so far? Not so hot.
Harry McCracken kicks off his new blog on CNET, called Challengers, where he'll ponder which new technologies have a shot at success--and which are doomed to fail.
This Web clip shows off a few of several custom modified Dodge Challengers muscling their way through the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Rubik's Mirror Blocks puzzle: no two blocks are identical, and instead of colors, each cube has a mirrored surface.
Mozilla's browser broke Microsoft's IE8 lock on the market. But the new Firefox 3.5 faces other serious alternative-browser contenders.
New and Noteworthy: Three Challengers Take on the Mini; iPod as Keynote 2.0 device?
The $7.2 billion acquisition had been delayed by the antitrust review, but China's antitrust regulators have approved the deal.
Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.
The company will unveil the third phase of its plan to change the wireless industry at an event on October 9 in New York, with a little help from a superstar singer.