An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
Fries, who was instrumental in creating Microsoft's first console, tells CNET about the "DirectX box", wooing developers, and uncertainty around "Halo".
The latest Android 4.4 KitKat update is here -- and the much-loved Samsung Galaxy S3 is finally updating to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.
In addition to a camera, Nikon shows off a couple of new accessories at Photokina 2014.
Avoid the pitfalls of the first year of college with the help of apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on her recommendations for getting ready for higher ed in this Tech Minute.
An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.
During the Emmys broadcast, Samsung intends to turn up at people's houses and offer gift bags. Or, more precisely, curved TVs.
The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.