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Google search reveals Indian prime minister among 'top 10 criminals'

Technically Incorrect: Search for "top 10 criminals" and you'll find Indian leader Narendra Modi, as well as George W Bush. Are machines not as clever as we think?

By June 7, 2015


Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By August 19, 2015


Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015


Watch the high-tech (for 1995) computer simulation of the OJ Simpson murder case

On the 20th anniversary of the OJ Simpson verdict, we dig into the CNET Vault to find this amazing-for-the-time computer simulation, depicting how Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were killed.

By October 2, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


Bond's on a dark mission in final 'Spectre' 007 trailer

Sony Pictures has released the final trailer for the upcoming 007 film "Spectre," building the hype for James Bond's triumphant return to the big screen.

By October 2, 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


'Steve Jobs', Star Wars and the technology-obsessed films of the London Film Festival 2015

From documentaries to horror movies, LFF 2015 features a number of films exploring changing technology. Here's all the films you need to know about.

By September 28, 2015


CEO Winterkorn resigns from VW in wake of diesel scandal

The longtime Volkswagen Group chief executive steps down amid growing scrutiny and mounting costs stemming from emissions calamity.

By September 23, 2015


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015