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Microsoft presses pause on tool for porting Android apps to Windows 10

The software giant confirms its Project Astoria Android emulator is not developing as planned, although it's yet to write it off completely.

By November 16, 2015


Is T-Mobile's unlimited video streaming actually good for consumers?

Consumer advocates warn that while Binge On offers the short-term benefit of letting you gorge on the go, it could hurt innovation in the long run.

By November 13, 2015


The CNET Smart Home kitchen: Giving brains to the heart of the home

We added devices and used apps in the kitchen of the CNET Smart Home's kitchen that would enhance the entire experience of gathering in the kitchen, from cooking and eating a meal to entertaining guests.

By November 13, 2015


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Get a GeekFuel mystery box for $11.90

From the Cheapskate: A super-cool, heavily discounted gift item for yourself or your favorite geek. Plus: three bonus deals, including dirt-cheap movie downloads!

By November 6, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By October 2, 2015


With V10 smartphone, LG aims to build a franchise to rival iPhone 6S Plus

The Korean electronics maker hopes the big V10 marks the start of a family of smartphones, akin to its G line.

By October 1, 2015


#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


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015