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NBA star J.R. Smith suffers for his Twitter brilliance

The Knicks' JR Smith is in Twitter trouble again after apparently threatening the Pistons' Brandon Jennings. He is fined $25,000. But isn't there more to his Twitter account than there appears?

By November 16, 2013


How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By January 2, 2014


Surveilling the new year: The NSA story moves into 2014

The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?

By December 30, 2013


Final drive: Taking the E92 BMW M3 around the Nurburgring

The E92 BMW M3 is dead, so why not give it a proper send off around the world's best-known toll road?

By August 17, 2013


Porsche teaches us how to drive at the Porsche Sport Driving School

Did you know there's a school where Porsche will teach you how to properly hustle your car? It's called the Porsche Sport Driving School, and it's pretty awesome.

By August 16, 2013


Me versus Watson: Putting myself in 'Jeopardy'

CNET contributor Katie Linendoll gets to try a round against the lightning-fast IBM computer in advance of its stint against two "Jeopardy" champs.

By February 14, 2011


IBM's Watson to appear on Jeopardy, confirms even supercomputers are dumbing down

Supercomputers have come a long way since Deep Blue beat Garry Kasparov. IBM's latest, Watson, is entering US TV show Jeopardy -- with $1m up for grabs.

By December 15, 2010


IBM's Watson set for 'Jeopardy' battle

Program powered by an IBM Power7 server will compete against "Jeopardy" superstars Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in a contest to air in February.

By December 14, 2010


Green Dam exploit in the wild

A buffer overflow exploit for the Chinese censorware is circulating online, as university researchers warn the software remains vulnerable to a flaw.

By June 25, 2009


The botnet threat in China's censorship software

Programming errors in the Beijing-mandated Green Dam filtering software could let bad guys take control of PCs using it.

By June 12, 2009