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Batkid movie coming from Julia Roberts

Batkid stole our hearts in real life in 2013. Now Julia Roberts will produce and star in a feature movie about the young fan's life.

By January 26, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Ugly Yelp-for-people app shows its beautiful features

Technically Incorrect: Peeple, the much-reviled app that was going to let you rate people, has taken a slight pivot.

By October 6, 2015


At last! A Yelp where you can rate people

Technically Incorrect: Peeple is an app that allows you to be public with all those things that you have kept to yourself. Wouldn't you love to give your friends a one-star rating?

By October 1, 2015


It's alive...again! Scientists waking up 30,000-year-old 'giant' virus

A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?

By September 9, 2015


Top chips exec Weili Dai sees 'hopeful' future for women in tech (Q&A)

Dai, co-founder of chipmaker Marvell and one of the US' wealthiest women, says that with a better ecosystem of support and encouragement, women will be able to contribute their natural talents to tech.

By August 29, 2015


Where the tech elite go to eat

For Road Trip 2015, CNET uncovers where tech workers -- everyone from programmers to CEOs to venture capitalists -- line up for lunch in downtown San Francisco.

By August 27, 2015


Marvel's Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

By June 29, 2015


'Batkid Begins' trailer will totally tug at your heartstrings

Warner Bros. Pictures releases a trailer for "Batkid Begins," the touching tale of how a 5-year-old battling leukemia got to be Batman for a day in San Francisco.

By May 21, 2015


'Iron Sky 2': Nazis, lizard people and Hitler on a T.rex

The sequel to the instant cult classic about Nazis on the moon returns is the only logical way possible: With conspiracy theories and a whole passel o' dinos.

By November 10, 2014