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Facial recognition tech leads feds to fugitive after 14 years

A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.

By August 12, 2014


Former fugitive John McAfee returns with a messaging app?

The man once accused of murder sets his sights on new endeavors, like Chadder -- the privacy-focused social messaging app for mobile devices.

By May 5, 2014


Why you should watch 'Longmire,' a love letter to Luddites with a cowboy twist

Commentary: Now that Netflix has renewed "Longmire," CNET's Bonnie Burton tells you why you'll want to start binge-watching a crime drama about a sheriff who refuses to get a cell phone.

By November 3, 2015


Edward Snowden joins Twitter: A public platform for a privacy advocate

The move to the popular social media service makes Snowden, the man who revealed government surveillance programs, more publicly accessible.

By September 29, 2015


Amazon pilot episode 'Sneaky Pete' spins sneaky lies to win your vote

Produced by Bryan Cranston and starring Giovanni Ribisi, this pilot episode could lead to a full series. Here's our review.

By August 6, 2015


Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015


Fugitive tweets 'catch me if you can'; caught

A woman flees to Mexico, perhaps in the belief that she won't be caught there. Her confidence reportedly spills over into a tweet. It is misplaced.

By July 9, 2013


15 hours on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in coach

Want to sit for 15 hours? Boeing's new 787-9 claims better passenger comfort over extremely long-haul routes. Here's what it's like on one of the longest you can take.

By January 20, 2015


Fugitive to police on Facebook: Catch me if you can. They do

Taunting the police on Facebook has limited benefits -- as one wanted man in the U.K. discovers when it takes police just 12 hours to catch up with him. They leave him a taunting message on Facebook in return.

By May 18, 2013


Mega political? Kim Dotcom to bring Internet Party to US

The Internet Party is slated to come to the US in 2015, according to Dotcom, who describes himself as an "Internet freedom fighter."

By December 2, 2014