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How your tweets may prove you're a psychopath

Scientists believe that using words like "die" and "bury" on Twitter indicate that you might have very difficult tendencies.

By August 27, 2012


Sean Parker on his wedding, redwoods, and death threats

Things have been a bit crazy since Parker's controversial multimillion-dollar nuptials in an old-growth forest on the California Coast. He talks with CNET's Paul Sloan about being the Internet's punching bag.

By June 14, 2013


Call of Duty Elite subscription service to headshot your direct debit

The Call of Duty franchise is to introduce a subscription service called Call of Duty Elite, which will offer map packs and extra online features for gamers willing to stump up a monthly fee.

By May 31, 2011


Gaming linked to weapon-carrying in girls?

A study suggests that, in general, recreational gaming is mostly harmless, particularly in boys. However, in some girls, gaming was linked to both serious fighting and carrying a weapon to school.

By November 19, 2010


The site that might help you sleep with a psychopath

Airbedandbreakfast.com is a site that encourages people to host and to stay at ordinary people's houses when they're traveling.

By August 26, 2008


BOL 1035: Gadget of the year 2006

CNET's Donald Bell previewed the Zune HD and it brought him tears of joy. But the rest of us think it's about three years too late. We also debate the need for Google to get into the video codec game and whether you need a Pico projector in your camera.

By August 5, 2009


Twelve car gadgets you can't live without

We tell you which gadgets you absolutely can't afford to do without in your next car. Some entertain, some keep you alive, some save you money -- and some help you lose your licence

By March 26, 2009


Echo Boom hackers: A dangerous game

Part 2 of a three-part series on computer hacking within the Echo Boom generation. How do those in the Echo Generation use online social media for hacks?

By April 9, 2008


What motivates rich, powerful CEOs to commit corporate fraud?

What motivates rich, high-powered CEOs of prominent public companies to unnecessarily risk everything, against all logic and ethical principals? What drives them to commit unspeakable acts that defraud companies of billions of dollars? And what can we do

By July 30, 2007


iBand: Faking trust with technology

A technology to remind you of someone's name when you shake their hand sounds like a great idea. But does it provide an unfair advantage, or worse, rob you of your humanity?

By June 23, 2006