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john r. macarthur:


Australian businessman: I'm Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin

Craig Wright is trying to prove that he is the digital currency's long-elusive inventor known as Satoshi Nakamoto.

By May 2, 2016


T-Mobile CEO: Fiery words on Amazon's Fire Phone and more

He's underwhelmed by the Amazon phone, but T-Mobile's John Legere tells CNET his customers should eventually get a chance to buy it. Oh, and about that "rated R vocabulary."

By June 20, 2014


Bill Gates calls for massive increase in energy research

Despite the threat of cuts to current energy research programs, Gates, in an editorial, says the U.S. should increase annual R&D from $5 billion a year to $16 billion for economic, national security, and environmental reasons.

By November 21, 2011


(Still) Editors' Choice: Toshiba Portege R705

In its new configuration, the Toshiba Portege R705 is an even better deal than the previous model--and still an enthusiastic CNET Editors' Choice.

By December 8, 2010


Obama dines with Jobs, Zuckerberg, other tech honchos

At an evening affair in Silicon Valley, the president discusses jobs, education, and R&D with bigwigs including the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Cisco.

By February 18, 2011


Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By November 29, 2010


Palm nabs high-profile hires

The Hewlett-Packard division snags Ari Jaaksi, formerly head of Nokia's MeeGo division, and Victoria Coleman, who recently headed up Samsung's R&D Center in San Jose, Calif.

By October 14, 2010


Electric Datsun 1200 runs 10-second quarter mile

How do you make a drag racing, Nissan GT-R beating monster out of a 1970s vintage Datsun 1200? If you're John "Plasma Boy" Wayland, you toss the ICE and go electric.

By August 6, 2010


John Deere goes olive-drab at Robotics Rodeo

The tractor maker merges jeep styling with high-tech gadgetry in its R-Gator, an unmanned vehicle for recon missions and pack-mule duties.

By September 2, 2009


URC Digital R50

The URC Digital R50's successful combination of good ergonomics, solid design, and easy programmability makes it a good alternative to Logitech Harmony universal remotes.

By October 19, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 19, 2008