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Sony Metreon unveils the Walk of Game

Game icons and pioneers such as "Sonic," "Mario" and "Pong" creator Nolan Bushnell were immortalized at the Sony Metreon in San Francisco as the Walk of Game was unveiled to honor of the industry's top achievers.

November 1, 2007


TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014


Sony's PS3 has 'em waiting in line

Hours before the PS3 goes on sale Thursday, people in many American cities line up for a chance to buy. CNET's Veronica Belmont went to the San Francisco Metreon to talk to the hopeful gamers.

November 1, 2007


Counter-confab TrustyCon to host speakers boycotting RSA Conference

A new conference focusing on issues of "trust" at the intersection of privacy and security will take place during RSA's annual show.

By January 17, 2014


Yahoo taps TrustyCon co-founder Alex Stamos for chief information security officer

The current CIO of security firm Artemis and co-founder of the rebellious counter-conference TrustyCon will be Yahoo's first CISO in more than a year.

By February 28, 2014


RSA protests by DEF CON groups, Code Pink draw ire

Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.

By February 26, 2014


Five hot Google search tricks

We show you some nifty secrets for making Google do your bidding

By February 25, 2010


The strange and inglorious history of tech boutique retailers

Samsung plans to put mini stores within all of Best Buy's stores in the next three months. Can it succeed where others have failed?

By April 3, 2013


Earthquake adds special effects to 3D movie

The 5.6 quake that hit the Bay Area on Tuesday struck as News.com's Ina Fried was watching the 3D version of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

By October 30, 2007


Prowling the streets of San Francisco with Square Wallet

CNET spent an afternoon testing how Square's mobile payment app performs in a neighborhood full of merchants that accept it. A hint: It's a snap to use.

By November 20, 2012