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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg to take two months off for daughter's birth

The CEO of the world's largest social network has been unusually public about his and his wife's experiences conceiving and preparing for their child. Now he's talking about how he'll juggle his job as well.

By November 20, 2015


Riding hoverboards in public is illegal in the UK

Like Segways, self-balancing scooters are not allowed on roads or paved walkways, Britain's public prosecution office has decreed.

By October 12, 2015


​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich, who left the Firefox maker during a firestorm over his anti-gay-marriage views, says his new startup's software will make the Internet faster, safer and better in ways today's Net powers won't pursue.

By November 17, 2015


Verizon Go90 mobile video service opens gates to public Thursday

After a short invite-only period, Verizon's experiment with a cross-carrier, mobile-only video service will be available in app stores this week.

By September 29, 2015


Edward Snowden joins Twitter: A public platform for a privacy advocate

The move to the popular social media service makes Snowden, the man who revealed government surveillance programs, more publicly accessible.

By September 29, 2015


Mozilla unveils first public preview of Firefox for iPhone, iPad

The preview will first launch in New Zealand but then spread to other countries as Firefox tries to break into the world of iOS.

By September 4, 2015


Drawing the line on acceptable use of cell phones in public

A new survey outlines how technology is blurring the etiquette rules for what is often private use in public or social settings.

By August 26, 2015


LinkNYC to bring free, public Wi-Fi to New York (pictures)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET checks out a project in New York that will replace old payphones with Wi-Fi hotspots.

15 Images By August 13, 2015


Australian Roads Minister's stern reminder: Hoverboards are banned

Marty McFly made them cool and Justin Bieber has even ridden one, but a politician in Australia has played the "Christmas Grinch" warning against buying hoverboards, which are banned on local roads.

By November 24, 2015