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AdBlock Plus spreads its gospel of unintrusive Net advertising

A new manifesto from an ad-blocking company Eyeo tries to build support for the idea that some ads are OK. That's good for its business, since big advertisers pay to get on its whitelist.

By April 3, 2014


Amazon's 'Man in the High Castle' too 'expensive and dangerous' for TV networks, creator says

Former "X-Files" writer Frank Spotnitz says his cinematic new Philip K. Dick adaptation found financial and creative freedom at Amazon.

By November 12, 2015


New 'Preacher' trailer shows supernatural salvation

Watch Dominic Cooper spread the gospel and supernatural mayhem in the new "Preacher" TV series based on the comic of the same name, premiering on AMC in mid-2016.

By November 1, 2015


Meet the only US presidential candidate promising immortality

Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.

By September 26, 2015


Bloodborne: The Old Hunters number of weapons, difficulty and other Secrets

We talk with Bloodborne's producer about the game's upcoming expansion as well as what secrets are left to uncover in the main game.

By September 20, 2015


​Rdio streams globally, thinks locally with curated stations

Rdio has launched a raft of new Internet radio stations curated by "tastemakers," but unlike rival Apple, the stations have been curated for specific countries and regions.

By July 8, 2015


Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015


Christian group to schools: Stop filling kids' heads with dinosaurs

Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.

By February 15, 2015


Google's Schmidt to preach Internet gospel in Myanmar

His controversial North Korea junket behind him, Eric Schmidt heads to a country that Reporters Without Borders last year listed as an "enemy of the Internet."

By March 15, 2013


Should you trust 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors'? Study says be wary

A new study looked into medical claims made by popular shows "The Dr. Oz Show" and "The Doctors," and concluded that viewers would be wise to take their advice with a grain of salt.

By December 18, 2014