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Farewell to hope of life on Kepler-438b

One of the most Earth-like planets located by the Kepler mission is uninhabitable after all, due to its very active star.

By November 18, 2015


Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014


Kakao co-founder steps down after messenger app fails to police pornography

Co-founder and former CEO of Kakao, developer of South Korea's most popular messenging app, will be leaving the company on Saturday.

By November 12, 2015


Five Android apps that prolong your smartphone's battery life

This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.

By September 26, 2015


Airbnb creates 100 home-sharing clubs to fight for short-term rental rights

The home-sharing company hopes to replicate its success in heading off restrictive legislation in San Francisco in cities around the US.

By November 5, 2015


Leaf on Mars: Can NASA grow a garden on the Red Planet?

What will it take to grow plants on Mars? We already have the technology -- and "The Martian" wasn't far off the mark.

By October 25, 2015


3D-printed eco-bikini cleans the ocean as you swim

The Sponge Suit is made of porous material that cleans contaminants from the ocean, helping to make swimming an eco-friendly experience.

By October 12, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.

By September 30, 2015


UN urges action to combat online violence against women

Almost three quarters of women online have been exposed to some form of cyberviolence, says a new UN report.

By September 25, 2015