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Gordon Bennett: Millionaire playboy and spiritual father of Formula 1 racing

XCAR traces the origins of British racing green and the racing series that led to Formula 1 through the eyes of Gordon Bennett, an American playboy with more money than sense.

July 21, 2014


Fox and Marvel team up for X-Men TV spin-offs 'Hellfire' and 'Legion'

With ever more superheroes hitting the small screen, we spoke with "Legion" author Simon Spurrier about what makes the character so compelling.

By October 15, 2015


Forget being a victim. What to do when revenge porn strikes

The Internet is a terrible place sometimes, but thankfully there are now organizations that can help people who become victims.

By May 13, 2015


George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015


Apple's a hot ticket for China's 'luxury consumers'

The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

By January 29, 2015


Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014


First Superman comic book now up for auction on eBay

The bidding for Action Comics No. 1 -- the "most sought after comic book in the world" -- is at $1,600,100 but promises to soar higher by the time the auction ends August 24.

By August 15, 2014


eBay to auction very first Superman comic -- Action Comics #1

Up for auction on eBay starting August 14, the so-called "Holy Grail" of comic books could easily sell for close to $3 million.

By July 23, 2014


For IPO-bound Alibaba employees, lessons on sudden wealth

Alibaba's upcoming US market debut means employees are due to cash in, and the company is taking steps to help them manage the windfall.

By June 13, 2014


The best bits of iOS 8 in CNET UK Podcast 391

Put your feet up and let us take you through the best bits of iOS 8 and Yosemite -- plus we pony up for a £12,500 phone, and find out why it's the end of the line for line rental.

By June 6, 2014