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Carl Icahn targets Dell, HP before the PC goes 'downhill'

The U.S. PC industry for sale? Carl Icahn thinks so. And he wants to move fast before the PC dies.

By May 10, 2013


Water on Mars: Flowing salt water discovered on the Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has confirmed that mysterious lines on the surface of the planet are evidence of liquid water. CNET's Eric Mack spoke to the scientist behind the groundbreaking discovery.

By September 28, 2015


Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015


Here's what happens if you stop eating completely

A new video from AsapScience lays out the biochemical processes involved in starving. It also comes with a call to help those for whom this issue is anything but academic.

By August 6, 2015


'Cross the street, then update Facebook,' says new road sign

Technically Incorrect: The picturesque city of Hayward, California, decides it must have road signs that reflect our modern world.

By February 13, 2015


Skier races Oculus-wearing virtual reality rivals down the same hill, see who won

Skiers stationed in Austria, Greece and Germany all raced down the same run at the same time thanks to VR and gaming technology.

By February 4, 2015


Humanoid robot Jennifer hits the slopes

Why should humans have all the fun in the snow? The University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory tests out its robot's abilities in cross country and Alpine skiing.

By February 3, 2015


Valeo cruising for you at CES 2015

Automotive supplier Valeo debuts its Cruise4U self-driving technology during CES 2015, which uses laser to scan the road, then work accelerator, brakes and steering.

By January 5, 2015


Appliance Science: How exactly does a refrigerator keep your food cold?

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014


Win World War Z on this mean green 'survival bike'

The Motopeds Survival Bike features extra gas storage, super-bright lights, a survival shovel, and a multitool. And, oh yeah, an arsenal of awesome weapons.

By August 8, 2014