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Bezos' Blue Origin rocket landing makes history and a commercial at same time

For the first time, a rocket has touched the edge of space and then successfully landed back on Earth in one piece. It all makes for one heck of an advertisement.

By November 24, 2015


Former Sprint exec lands at Mississippi wireless operator

Once Sprint's technology chief, Stephen Bye will soon head up strategy for rural operator C Spire, as the company decides whether to participate in the government's upcoming spectrum auction.

By September 30, 2015


​New Apple TV shuns thousands of Web-powered apps

Apple has excised some browser technology from its tvOS, meaning a great many developers will have to retool games and other apps if they want a place in the new Apple TV App Store.

By September 11, 2015


Selling your old iPhone: Online vs. in-store trade-ins

With Apple expected to unveil its new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus this week, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on getting some money for your old one.

By September 7, 2015


Do excellent deals on new smartphones even exist?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a reader figure out where he can get a good deal on a new smartphone.

By August 30, 2015


Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn

Many software developers are cribbing code, and its flaws, that someone else created. And the problem is only getting harder to keep up with.

By June 23, 2015


Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015


Microsoft's message to Build developers: This isn't your dad's Windows

The software maker is on a mission to make hardware irrelevant, software the king and Windows the most powerful engine for every device. But the challenge starts now.

By April 29, 2015


Verizon throws cold water on Disney's objections over new 'skinny bundles'

A Verizon executive says the company has the legal right to repackage Disney's ESPN sports channel as part of its new initiative to offer consumers programming at reduced prices.

By April 21, 2015


The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015