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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014


'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

Add "pollution intake" to your quantified-self profile. A prize-winning system calculates particulate matter inhaled and transmits the data in real time via Bluetooth.

By June 5, 2013


Report: Infected Web sites double in 2010

Drive-by downloads are the preferred method for delivering malware, overtaking the use of spam and e-mail attachments, Dasient says.

By November 22, 2010


Blekko launches the biased search engine

Tired of generic search results? Blekko's engine and philosophy really is different.

By October 31, 2010


Washington to award $1 million in tech challenge

Department of Commerce launches "i6 Challenge," offering up to $1 million to each of six winning teams with best ideas to commercialize technology.

By May 4, 2010


App helps hearing-impaired sort through aural clutter

Electrical engineers at Tel Aviv University develop a mathematical algorithm that enables hearing aids to filter out background noise.

By August 7, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 1011: User clips galore

CNET's US offices are closed today but we have a special episode for you. We had so many great submissions to our 1000th episode, we couldn't fit all the clips in the show and do everything else we wanted. So, today, you get all the clips. Or at least m

By July 3, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 1004: We have come for your units

Dr. Kiki from This Week in Science joins us to talk tech and science and we realize that we will all soon wear solar-powered Gundam suits and travel the Earth. That is until they become self-aware and eject us and kill us all.

By June 24, 2009


Games meet dentistry with the PediSedate

Scariest kids' toy we've seen in a while is essentially a Game Boy modified to distract kids while they're pumped full of nitrous oxide to knock them unconscious for dental surgery.

By April 21, 2009


Laptop theft exposes patients' medical data

A National Institutes of Health laptop housing seven years worth of clinical studies on 2,500 patients is stolen, potentially exposing sensitive information.

By March 25, 2008