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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


New Marvel game lets you guide superheroes through college-like experience

Forget epic battles. In a new mobile game from Marvel, our young superheroes and villains will need to navigate the trials of dating, socializing and training at their academy.

By November 5, 2015


Doodle 4 Google contest dangles college scholarship

The student with the top Google Doodle wins a $30,000 college scholarship and the chance to grace Google's home page for a day.

By October 19, 2015


Comcast extends low-cost Internet service to community college students

An expansion of the Internet Essentials program will offer cheap broadband to students who qualify for federal education grants. It's being tested in Colorado and Illinois.

By September 16, 2015


College band performs 'Star Trek,' ends up in phallic controversy

Technically Incorrect: The Kansas State marching band worked hard on its performance of the Starship Enterprise fighting with a weird creature. Sadly, all some could see was one big male body part.

By September 7, 2015


Tech gifts for college students

For college students, small high-tech gadgets can make a big difference. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis offers up several suggestions for students returning to campus.

By August 14, 2015


Commence the smartening of your dorm or college apartment

Add some innovation to your college living experience.

8 Images By July 19, 2015


John Waters tells college grads to 'use tech for transgression'

"The Prince of Puke" encourages Rhode Island School of Design's class of 2015 to shake things up, "horrify us with new ideas" and make him nervous. Plus, he gives a nod to hackers.

By June 8, 2015


Why picking a college roommate is now like online dating

Some colleges are now using software programs and algorithms to pair up first-year students. Much like online dating, it's all based on compatibility.

By May 7, 2015


The two things that matter most when picking a college roommate

Hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs and algorithms to help match dorm roommates. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to reduce bad pairings and the two questions that may best determine whether roommates get along.

By May 7, 2015