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Ahmed the Clock Kid wants $15 million from city and school

Technically Incorrect: Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school and then became a hero at Google and Facebook, is now demanding compensation and an apology.

By November 23, 2015

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Vexed in the City

This CNET special report examines the controversy gripping San Francisco as a massive influx of techies feeds an unprecedented economic boom -- and backlash.


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


Chattanooga: From 'dirtiest city' to Internet haven (pictures)

More than 40 years ago, Chattanooga was declared the dirtiest city in America by the Environmental Protection Agency. The city cleaned up its air, revitalized its riverfront, and now has the largest and fastest broadband network in the US.

15 Images By August 20, 2015


Ford revs up self-driving cars in simulated city

At Mcity, autonomous cars can learn to drive before facing the real world. This could help Ford speed up production of such vehicles.

By November 13, 2015


Airbnb vows greater cooperation with cities

The home-sharing business promises to pay its "fair share" of taxes, be more transparent with data and ban users from listing investment properties.

By November 11, 2015


The Scoot Quad: This Twizy puts the city in reach

If you're looking for a fun and affordable way to see San Francisco, look no further than the electric Scoot Quad. Badged as the Nissan New Mobility Concept, this Renault Twizy is now available to rent via Scoot Networks.

November 9, 2015


How self-driving cars will be the mapmakers of our future cities

Here Maps has a plan to make itself a resource in the new age of autonomous vehicles.

By October 19, 2015


Uber facing more roadblocks in cities around the world

The ride-sharing service has been banned in Rio de Janeiro while proposed regulations in London could curtail its operations in the UK.

By September 30, 2015


Uber plans to expand service to 100 more Chinese cities

CEO Travis Kalanick announces he's turning up the dial in the ride-hailing service's fastest-growing market.

By September 8, 2015


How to get the secret edge on Amazon Black Friday deals

Amazon Prime members, you're in luck.

By November 23, 2015