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Volkswagen tries to conquer the world with tech

The automaker wants to be the biggest in the world by 2018, and that will require great tech from an unlikely outpost in Silicon Valley. As part of CNET Conversations, Brian Cooley visits its Electronics Research Lab.

By May. 20, 2012


Should Oracle's Linux strategy be...Ubuntu?

Oracle has made a mess of its Linux strategy, and may need to do something to counterbalance Red Hat's threat to account control. Ubuntu could be the answer.

By Jun. 25, 2009


Gartner: Some risk, minimal savings with Oracle Linux

Oracle isn't making much of a dent in Red Hat's Linux business, perhaps because its support and cost advantages may be overstated, according to Gartner.

By Aug. 7, 2009


Sony DSX-S310BTX brings Pandora to the car for Android, BlackBerry

Sony's new line of DSX mechless receivers includes a car stereo unit with a feature that Pandora fans toting Android and BlackBerry devices will love.

By Aug. 10, 2011


Sentience takes the guesswork out maximizing hybrid efficiency

TheSentience Research Vehicle is a hybrid test car that uses existing on-board systems, mobile communications, and advanced mapping technologies to determine the most fuel efficient way to get to a destination.

By Mar. 5, 2009


Sony EL display is paper thin

Sony demonstrated a new electroluminescent display that is paper thin at the Display2008 conference in Japan.

By Apr. 18, 2008


PCD Wrangler (U.S. Cellular)

Don't be lured by the PCD Wrangler's rugged build or cheap price. Its weak call quality and lack of trendy smartphone features give this tough flip phone a glass jaw.

By Jan. 19, 2012

2 stars Editor's rating Jan. 19, 2012

MSRP: $19.99


Oracle gets a chance to rewrite software law

By arguing that programming interfaces called APIs can be copyrighted, Oracle could trigger new legal burdens for technology companies -- such as those building cloud-computing platforms.

By May. 7, 2012


Panasonic CQ-C8305U

The Panasonic CQ-C8305U performs the basic functions of a digital-age car stereo well with great audio-tweaking options, intuitive file and folder navigation, and a worthwhile iPod interface. The stereo's full-motion color display adds little to its usability or attractiveness and its Bluetooth is disappointing.

By Aug. 15, 2007

3 stars Editor's rating Aug. 15, 2007

Pricing not available


iRiver N10

If you can get past the software issues and the battery life, the N10 is a slick pendant-style flash-based player.

By Apr. 25, 2005

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 25, 2005

Pricing not available