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Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By October 14, 2015


The fins and the furious: Fish are nature's top athletes, study says

Scientists suggest that a fish's ability to quickly disperse oxygen through its body makes it the ultimate athlete. Oh yeah? Let's see a pirate perch go three rounds with Ronda Rousey.

By October 6, 2015


The story behind 'alien megastructures' scientists may have found (but probably didn't)

A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.

By October 17, 2015


Stalking a target as Evie Frye in Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Unique abilities lend the twin her own play style and lethal approach in Victorian London.

By August 4, 2015


Drone dramatically rescues stranded drone buddy from roof

A drone lost on a high rooftop becomes the star of a suspenseful rescue operation when a fellow drone tries to bring it home.

By July 23, 2015


BlackBerry Passport, Classic to land at AT&T on Feb. 20

Months after its unveiling, the squat smartphone is finally coming to a US carrier.

By February 16, 2015


Startup Eero wants to wipe out weak Wi-Fi

Routers sold as a $300 three-pack are meant to bring fast, reliable network access to all corners of the house. But first Eero will have to convince you your networks need fixing.

By February 3, 2015


George Lucas: Who'd a thought cat videos would be a thing?

In an interview at the Sundance Film Festival, the "Star Wars" creator wonders what the world is coming to. Especially the online world.

By January 30, 2015


Samsung, BlackBerry deny talk of mobile megamerger

BlackBerry says it has not engaged in discussions with Samsung, while Samsung called the report "groundless."

By January 14, 2015


BlackBerry unveils redesigned Passport for AT&T, prices Classic

The Passport will cost $200 and the Classic $50 under contract. Still no word on when they will hit stores.

By January 7, 2015