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Visa, Chevron pump up mobile payments

The two companies strike a partnership to bring mobile payments technology to more than 20 Chevron stations in California.

By October 6, 2015


Apple beats world record in quarterly profits

Boosted by hot iPhone sales, the company tops the $15.9 billion earned by ExxonMobil in the second quarter of 2012, says Standard & Poor's.

By January 28, 2015


ExxonMobil: Half of all vehicles will be hybrids by 2040

You may or may not be a hybrid fan today, but by 2040 there's a one in two chance you'll be driving one.

By December 8, 2011


Apple most profitable company despite Wall Street brush-off

The iPhone maker got the bum's rush after its latest quarter, but its earnings outshone those of all other U.S. corporations.

By February 7, 2013


Apple's Tim Cook seeks the 'mother of all opportunities'

If Apple is to maintain its momentum, Cook and team need to do what they did with the iPhone and iPad -- spawn entirely new markets.

By January 28, 2013


Virus knocks out computers at Qatari gas firm RasGas

RasGas confirms corporate network is down because of an unknown virus.

By August 30, 2012


ExxonMobil to make fuel from algae

New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.

By July 14, 2009


The strangest new top-level domain applications

There's plenty of weirdness besides .lol and .ninja, including the long-awaited official online home for a .unicorn and others that make Crave's Eric Mack say .WTF?

By June 13, 2012


WWDC keynote announcements: CNET readers react

CNET readers are excited about the new Retina Display MacBook Pro and much more.

By June 11, 2012


Car Tech Live 245: We kick in the VTEC on the 2012 Honda Civic Si (podcast)

What technology can make an in-car cell phone ban workable? Morgan Stanley takes a dim view of electric cars. Acura's first hybrid is on the way. Renault is first with a dash system based on Android. And we drive the 2012 Honda Civic Si and get the VTEC to kick in.

By December 17, 2011