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Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015


GPS devices show half-marathon was a lot more than that

Technically Incorrect: A half-marathon in Thailand turns out to be four miles longer than it should have been. It took gadgets to explain to runners why they were so tired.

By November 16, 2015


Welcome to the Wasteland: A guide to the world of Fallout

War. War never changes, but Fallout games do. Before Fallout 4 arrives we take a look at the extensive world of the Wasteland and the games that came before.

By November 3, 2015


Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015


Online spying makes this the 'perfect time' to bring back 'X-Files,' says creator Chris Carter

Mulder and Scully are armed with more powerful technology than they had in the '90s as they search for the truth in today's America.

By October 7, 2015


Stephen Hawking says nomadic aliens might crush us

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist says that simple math makes him believe there are aliens out there.

By September 30, 2015


Sci-fi series 'Black Mirror' finds a new home on Netflix

Netflix is picking up the reins with 12 new episodes of the British cult sci-fi series "Black Mirror" from original executive producers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones.

By September 25, 2015


'Doctor Who' Weeping Angel string lights will terrify your guests

Don't blink. A light string full of malevolent "Doctor Who" aliens will add a dimension of fear to your next patio party.

By August 20, 2015


I wore a Ghostbusters suit for a week, and here's what I learned

When you need someone to walk around in a Ghostbusters jumpsuit, who ya gonna call? CNET guinea pig Danny Gallagher, who learned a lot about himself (and heat exhaustion) from the adventure.

By August 14, 2015


Second verse, same as the first

The names are different, but revisiting a column from 1995 shows how little some things have changed for the companies that dominate the tech industry.

By July 17, 2015