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Verizon's subscriber growth continues to hum, even as defections rise

A fourth-quarter jump in the customer turnover rate underscores the increasingly volatile environment for wireless carriers that even Verizon can no longer avoid.

By January 22, 2015


Science creates flatworms with the heads and brains of other flatworms

Without altering its genomic sequence, biologists have created hybrid flatworms with heads and bodies from two different species.

By November 24, 2015


Apple will replace your defective iPhone 5 battery for free

A "small percentage" of iPhone 5 devices sold between September 2012 and January 2013 have faulty batteries that drain quickly, the electronics giant says.

By August 25, 2014


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


Apple's iPhone upgrade program: What you need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks into Apple's new program that lets customers upgrade their iPhone every year. How does it compare with similar plans from the big wireless carriers?

By September 12, 2015


Star Wars Battlefront beta dates revealed

Here's when you can start playing the beta on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

By September 23, 2015


Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015


Star Wars Battlefront beta coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC in October

Try the 40-player Walker Assault mode, a Survival Mission, and the new Drop Zone; EA also reveals Battlefront Companion.

By August 31, 2015


Get a refurbished Pebble smartwatch for $59.95

This is still one of the best smartwatches you can buy, so these probably won't last long.

By August 13, 2015


Sprint's bleeding continues: Loss narrows even as more customers defect

The carrier, meanwhile, says it's brought LTE to 41 more cities, and its Sprint Spark enhanced network to another six cities, as it trudges through its painful network upgrade.

By April 29, 2014