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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


Behind Kickstarter's bold move to focus on 'positive impact' (Q&A)

CEO Yancey Strickler says the crowdfunding site's new status as a public benefit corporation will further its goal to be a "place of empowerment for artists," even if the decision puts a pinch on profits.

By September 28, 2015


Google found to 'abuse' dominant market position in Russia

The search giant faces more scrutiny in Europe. This time, Russia says Google is being anticompetitive with business practices around its Android mobile operating system.

By September 14, 2015


Magazine prints cover with ink that contains HIV-positive blood

A special edition of Vienna-based Vangardist seeks to get people talking about HIV and AIDS, but at least one reader "was too scared to pick it up."

By April 30, 2015


Nintendo pushes video game industry positive in February

Thanks to its most successful portable Zelda game ever, the Japanese game giant led the industry in software sales last month.

By March 12, 2015


Readers' reaction: Why BlackBerry is well-positioned to rebound

CNET member Nate650 shares with us his thoughts on why BlackBerry is well-positioned to rebound.

By December 22, 2014


New apps encourage positivity (podcast)

We've heard the stories about how anonymous social-messaging apps can be havens for bullying. But a pair of new smartphone apps seek to accentuate the positive.

By December 19, 2014


Rhapsody revives CEO position, hires mobile vet as interim chief

The streaming-music forefather, often overshadowed by flashier rivals like Spotify or Apple's Beats Music, says growth is gangbusters enough to revive the position of CEO after a four-year absence.

By October 22, 2014


#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


Don't get your hopes up for a virtual-reality Star Wars movie

Lucasfilm, the Disney division behind the popular sci-fi movie franchise, is working with VR technology but sees limitations. For now.

By September 23, 2015