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Cell phone video shows cop allegedly trying to force driver to buy fund-raising tickets (or else)

Technically Incorrect: A Philadelphia cop is taken off street patrol after stopping a motorist and then uttering some seemingly incriminating dialogue.

By August 22, 2015


Crowdsourced fund-raising beyond Kickstarter

You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.

By January 16, 2015


School fund-raising apps and websites

As the school year begins so does the fund-raising that helps supplement school budgets. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps and websites for engaging families and collecting money.

By September 3, 2014


See Harrison Ford surprise Star Wars fans via Skype

Han Solo video-bombs a few fans just to see them freak out...and also to announce a new charity campaign.

By November 19, 2015


Watch celebrities compete to be biggest Star Wars fan for a cause

"Sherlock" actor Martin Freeman tries his best Yoda impression in a sketch for charity Children in Need. It features Warwick Davis and many other British celebrities, as well as R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8.

By November 16, 2015


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


iOgrapher Go helps turn a GoPro into a steadier handheld video rig

After making all-purpose filmmaking cases for iPhones and iPads, iOgrapher has turned toward action-cam users who need a better way to shoot handheld.

By October 19, 2015


Laser razor zapped off Kickstarter, gets new life on Indiegogo

A futuristic razor that promises to shave with lasers and raised millions on Kickstarter gets kicked off the site for not having a fully functional prototype. But it's found a new home on Indiegogo.

By October 13, 2015


Artificial intelligence is the next major wave of computing, Android creator says

Andy Rubin, the father of Google's mobile software, also says the industry needs to start figuring out how to interact with devices that don't have a screen -- like washing machines.

By October 7, 2015


RunZoo game aims to foster Mideast peace through kids

A diverse team of developers wants Israeli and Palestinian kids -- and children in other conflict zones -- to find common ground through the shared experience of cooperative gaming.

By October 6, 2015