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Bono: Apple is 'like a religious cult'

Speaking at the Cannes Advertising Festival with Apple's Jony Ive, U2's front man bemoans Apple's obsession with, well, itself.

By June 23, 2014


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015


Bill Nye brings science to bear on the abortion debate

Technically Incorrect: In an impassioned, science-based video presentation, the Science Guy insists that society should stop telling women what to do with their bodies.

By September 25, 2015


Apple is obviously a cult (and Samsung isn't), says cultural historian

Technically Incorrect: From the huge doors of Apple Stores to the architecture that generally makes you feel small, Apple shows many characteristics of a clever sect. So says an intellectual.

By September 27, 2015


The iPhone 6S siren call: How a curious Android user resists switching

Commentary: CNET's Stephen Shankland has nothing against the iPhone itself. It's Apple's control over its ever-broader product suite that leaves him leery.

By September 23, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for church

Startups catering to religious groups promise more parishioners -- and donations.

By August 28, 2015


Pastor re-creates the Vatican in Lego for the pope's visit

The Rev. Bob Simon spent 10 months building this miniature model of the Vatican from half a million Lego bricks, now on display at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

By September 20, 2015


Facebook vows to help Germany combat racist, xenophobic content

The partnership comes after the country's chancellor urged the social network to do more to police hate posted directed at segments of the population.

By September 14, 2015


Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015


British Library asks for help deciphering a medieval sword

An as-yet indecipherable inscription on a sword dating back to 800 years ago has researchers at the British Library flummoxed.

By August 9, 2015