Smoke alarms warn us about fires, but what if we had devices in our homes to warn us about earthquakes seconds before they strike? For less than $100, a UC Berkeley professor has figured out how to make an in-home early warning quake system. CNET's Sumi Das looks at what it takes to make it work.
After recently deactivating the profiles of several well-known San Francisco drag queens, Facebook met with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to discuss its requirement that users provide legal names. CNET's Sumi Das has details on the agreement reached between the two groups.
The new, larger iPhones have already set an Apple sales record for preorders. While the phones won't be available in stores until Friday, a couple of CNET editors have already tested the devices. Is bigger really better? CNET.com's Sumi Das on what differentiates the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
At the recent Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, a 20-year-old intern unveiled the Connected Wheelchair. CNET's Sumi Das gets a demo of the device, which has even earned a nod from Stephen Hawking.
Intel intern uses the chipmaker's technology to modify a wheelchair. The resulting device has caught the eye of Stephen Hawking.
Silicon Valley startup Made In Space shoots for the moon with a 3D printer that's heading for the International Space Station. CNET's Sumi Das explains how this could mark the beginning of a new era in space exploration and possibly space colonization.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon have a new high-tech tool at their disposal. CNET's Sumi Das visits Made In Space, the startup that's developed a 3D printer which works in microgravity, allowing crews to print tools, parts and more on demand.
In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.
Apple isn't the first company to offer a mobile wallet, but if it works well, Apple Pay could change the way we shop. CNET's Sumi Das explains what sets Apple's mobile-payment service apart from the rest of the pack.
CNET's Sumi Das gets the scoop from editor at large Tim Stevens ahead of Tuesday's Apple event. What do new leaked images of the iPhone 6 suggest? And will we see not just one, but two types of iWatch devices?