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Doing well by doing good

It isn't always easy for tech companies to balance social impact and making a profit. A number of companies have succeeded on both counts.

By July 15, 2015


Intel co-founder Moore 'amazed' his prediction has lasted so long

The brains behind Moore's Law, which says processing power should increase exponentially every couple years, says his 1965 prediction was initially made looking only 10 years out.

By May 11, 2015


San Francisco Exploratorium shows off its huge new digs

What's a hands-on science museum to do when it has a midlife crisis? The same as anybody else: it moves to a new, fancier home.

By April 14, 2013


Peek inside the amazing new Exploratorium (photos)

Take a tour of the new digs for San Francisco's visionary hands-on Exploratorium science museum, which is set to reopen to the public next week.

20 Images By April 14, 2013


Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014


Intel takes on big data with new Xeon E7 v2 chips

Last year, the term du jour in enterprise tech was big data. Now, it's advanced analytics.

By February 18, 2014


Artist's low-tech art form gets high-tech attention

The humble toothpick has been elevated to a thing of art. An elaborate sculpture of San Francisco is drawing crowds to the city's Exploratorium museum. CNET's Sumi Das shows us a surprising low-tech device used to create the masterpiece.

By October 11, 2013


YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.

By October 14, 2013


Hidden messages, old ears: iPad app tests sound phenomena

Created by the Exploratorium museum, the Sound Uncovered app brings science experiments to your tablet.

By February 12, 2013


Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff preaches the social enterprise gospel

Benioff: "Are you and your company going through a social revolution? It will denote who is successful and who will fail."

By September 19, 2012