What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.
But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.
The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.
The e-commerce company announces free, same-day shipping on over 1 million items in 14 metro areas across the US.
Logan Green, the ride-hailing service's co-founder and CEO, discusses his company's vision and his larger competition at the South by Southwest festival.
A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.
Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.
Playbook, take 2? "It's on my mind," says CEO John Chen. But it wouldn't be a tablet for tablet's sake -- it would have to be "iconic."
Technically Incorrect: Mocking the Super Bowl media day on behalf of Skittles, Seattle's normally monosyllabic running back offers clues to his tech preferences. A blimp rather than a jetpack, for example.