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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


Israeli military uses tech as its protective edge

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a handful of Israel Defense Forces bases to see an F-16I fighter jet, advanced missile defense systems and a pilot's helmet packed with wearable tech.

By September 24, 2015


Facebook vows to help Germany combat racist, xenophobic content

The partnership comes after the country's chancellor urged the social network to do more to police hate posted directed at segments of the population.

By September 14, 2015


​Angelina Jolie is the latest big name to make a movie with Netflix

The Oscar-winning actor is adapting "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers," a memoir by author and activist Loung Ung about living under the Khmer Rouge.

By July 24, 2015


Amazon scores Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' as its first original movie

The film's all-star cast includes Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris and more. It's a big win as Amazon fights to dominate the video-streaming space.

By July 15, 2015


Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015


Stat nerds and reality clash in Donald Trump candidacy

Technically Incorrect: The boffins declare that the "Celebrity Apprentice" host is the worst presidential candidate since data was collected. Trump insists he's the greatest.

By June 16, 2015


Iraqis claim victory in battle invented as Twitter joke

Technically Incorrect: A man is bored and invents a battle in a fictional Iraqi town called "Cheese Bladder." He tweets it. The rest isn't history.

By June 15, 2015


HBO's John Oliver hits Snowden hard on NSA leaks

Oliver, who has a popular show on HBO, traveled to Russia to interview Edward Snowden face to face.

By April 6, 2015


Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015