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After Thailand's coup, a stifling of online dissent (Q&A)

A Thai correspondent speaks to CNET about the junta's efforts to clamp down on the use of Google, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Instagram, and more.

By June 12, 2014


South Korea to banish bloatware from smartphones

Phone makers and carriers, take notice: You'll have to let smartphone owners delete all that software you stuff into handsets that no one actually wants.

By January 24, 2014


Acer's financial woes force exit of CEO, president

The company's founder takes over as chairman and interim president as J.T. Wang and Jim Wong give up their positions, effective immediately.

By November 21, 2013


Thailand to Twitter: We welcome your local-ban policy

The country's Information and Communication Technology Ministry says it will work with Twitter to ensure tweets disseminated in the country are in compliance with local laws.

By January 30, 2012


Kids to learn to build apps in school computing reboot

The UK government is rebooting the current IT curriculum to teach schoolkids how to code and build apps, as of September.

By January 11, 2012


Broadband prices down 50 percent in past two years

A new study from the International Telecommunications Union shows that the cost of broadband service has dropped an average of 50 percent in two years but remains unaffordable for many.

By May 18, 2011


Parliament's Web porn habit exposed as Cameron clamps down

People in Parliament tried to view online porn more than 300,000 times in the last year, figures have revealed.

By September 4, 2013


U.S. mobile consumers spent $95B on data in 2012, topping what they spent on voice

TIA report shows 'historic transition' for mobile industry.

By March 4, 2013


Holograms of Holocaust survivors let crucial stories live on

History preserved: As the aging Holocaust survivor population dwindles, USC scientists scurry to create life-size 3D holograms that can answer viewer questions through Siri-like voice-recognition technology.

By February 11, 2013


Eyewear shopping app turns your headshot into 3D image

CSIRO's Smart Vision AR tech makes it easy to get a realistic idea of what your next pair of shades will look like on you.

By October 8, 2013