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This guy bought Google.com for $12

Google.com temporarily had a new owner on Tuesday. Former Googler Sanmay Ved says he successfully purchased the Internet's most visited website for as much as a fancy sandwich.

By October 1, 2015


Amazon begins a delivery service powered by regular folks

The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.

By September 29, 2015


Apple's iOS 9 software gets its first bug-fixing update

The update comes just a week after the newest version of the software that powers iPads and iPhones. It squashes several bugs, but one flaw remains unresolved.

By September 24, 2015


'My spirit animal': Remembering 'Twin Peaks' Log Lady Catherine Coulson

Appreciation: Her quirky "Twin Peaks" character made Catherine Coulson famous, but her partnership with David Lynch spanned decades. CNET's Bonnie Burton pays tribute to the woman behind the log.

By September 29, 2015


Sci-fi series 'Black Mirror' finds a new home on Netflix

Netflix is picking up the reins with 12 new episodes of the British cult sci-fi series "Black Mirror" from original executive producers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones.

By September 25, 2015


Universe-shaking black-hole collision coming sooner than expected?

Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.

By September 18, 2015


Save battery life when YouTubing on Chrome with this extension

A change of video codec can not only save battery life but can also make YouTube videos play more smoothly. And your laptop won't get so hot and bothered.

By September 10, 2015


The best scanning apps for Android and iPhone

The days of buying a pricey dedicated scanner are long gone. Today, our high-powered smartphones can do the job faster.

By September 8, 2015


What does a Twitter mention smell like?

A wacky system called Sensabubble projects your notifications onto soap bubbles. For more information just pop one and take a whiff.

By April 25, 2014


Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years later

One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.

By August 25, 2015