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Sony's Betamax, long thought dead, officially gets last nail in its coffin

Sony finally acknowledges that the world didn't embrace its rival to the videocassette, years after that format faded from the market, too.

By November 10, 2015


Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015


'Star Wars' superfan finds Han trapped in a carbonite-coffin coffee table

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team create a tribute to "Star Wars" with a Han Solo in carbonite coffin, which doubles as furniture.

By April 3, 2015


Lost board game found in 2,300-year-old tomb

Pieces of a board game that hasn't been played for an estimated 1,500 years have been found in a tomb in China.

By November 19, 2015


Google finally pulling the plug on Chrome for Windows XP

Chrome will no longer be supported on older versions of Windows and Mac OS X from April 2016.

By November 11, 2015


Meet the only US presidential candidate promising immortality

Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.

By September 26, 2015


Preorder Star Wars Battlefront and get a Han Solo mini-fridge

Gamers can keep their drinks as cold as carbonite with a Han Solo fridge if they preorder Star Wars Battlefront from Wal-Mart. You don't even have to hire Boba Fett to bring Han Solo to your doorstep.

By September 18, 2015


Is 3D TV dead? Do you care?

After years of the 3D aspect of TVs getting mediocre reviews, and most people using the feature once, if ever, 3D seems to be going away. Do you care? We're curious. Take our poll.

By August 26, 2015


Goth Box brings darkness to your doorstep

Help this Kickstarter campaign add a little Wednesday Addams to your life with this monthly personalized box full of creepy, weird, Gothy goodies.

By August 18, 2015


Mt. Gox bitcoin chief Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan

Karpeles is accused of tampering with financial records to inflate his bank account by $1 million -- and a former employee has ended his silence over the Mt. Gox debacle.

By August 3, 2015