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Lyft partners with Shell, Hertz, Stripe to provide perks for drivers

The ride-hailing company aims to lure more drivers by giving discounts on gas and car rentals.

By October 8, 2015


Hertz installs cameras and microphones in rental cars

Technically Incorrect: Some of Hertz's NeverLost systems now have cameras and mics -- which the company claims it doesn't intend to use at this time.

By March 16, 2015


Ultra HD '4K' TV refresh rates are all lies (basically)

"ClearMotion," "TruMotion," "Motion Rate 240" and "Effective" refresh rates are not true refresh rates. Here's why.

By August 2, 2015


Alien hunters check mystery star for signs of E.T. or 'freaky' nature

Last week news broke of something strange orbiting a distant star, raising the remote possibility of an alien civilization. CNET's Eric Mack spoke with the SETI Institute to see how the search is going.

By October 23, 2015


Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By September 28, 2015


Harman app teaches you to be a better listener

In its quest to deliver better audio quality in its home and automotive sound systems, Harman International trains its focus groups to listen for specific frequencies in music, using an app available to the public.

By June 5, 2015


​Appliance Science Experiments: Mapping your microwave hot spots

Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.

By May 6, 2015


Killer curves: The radically new Technics SB-C700 speakers

The Audiophiliac spends quality time with Technics new bookshelf speaker, it's amazing!

By April 11, 2015


Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015


Hear here: Isn't it about time you had your hearing tested?

Go ahead and make an appointment with an audiologist, and set a baseline for your hearing.

By March 21, 2015