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​Self-driving cars could cut car ownership rates nearly in half: study

A single self-driving car could take care of multiple people's daily driving needs, so households might not need as many cars, University of Michigan researchers say.

By February 10, 2015


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


China opens door for full foreign ownership of e-commerce companies

New Chinese reforms allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership of their e-commerce companies in Shanghai's Free Trade Zone.

By January 18, 2015


Facebook to beam free Internet to Africa

As part of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, the project would provide Internet access to certain areas of Africa that currently can't get online.

By October 5, 2015


Las Vegas odds on who will set foot on Mars first are totally nuts

Oddsmakers apply statistical science to pick sports winners, but CNET's Eric Mack says one handicapper seems to have ignored the stats when picking the team of scientists to win the race to Mars.

By October 2, 2015


Google, Microsoft settle long-running patent feud

The tech giants agree to dismiss about 20 patent-royalty lawsuits related to use of smartphones, Wi-Fi and Web video.

By September 30, 2015


New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014


Google's Brin: Individual car ownership needs to go

In a wide-ranging interview with VC Vinod Khosla, Google's co-founders describe their vision of an intelligent future.

By July 6, 2014


European cable firm Altice to buy Cablevision for $17.7 billion

The deal will create the fourth largest cable provider in the United States.

By September 17, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Why a global auto giant just invested in a tiny parking app

Automakers are pouring money into tech so that cars stay relevant.

By September 4, 2015