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Sci-fi movies are infantilizing us, says Star Trek's Simon Pegg

Technically Incorrect: In an interview, the "Star Trek 3" writer and actor wishes he could lose his geek credentials.

By May 19, 2015


Dream it up, Scotty: Simon Pegg will write 'Star Trek 3'

As well as playing Scotty, the "Shaun of the Dead" star steps from the engine room to the writer's chair along with Doug Jung.

By January 22, 2015


These rad Skechers let you play the memory game Simon

Your kids are totally going to want these new Game Kicks sneakers, which let you wear and play the memory game Simon on your feet.

By January 6, 2015


Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster

Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.

By October 20, 2014


Hacking food with virtual reality changes how you eat

A new series from Vice kicks off by visiting a Japanese scientist who hacks our perceptions to mess with our rates of food consumption and perception of flavors.

By October 8, 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


Chinese leader denies hacks, opens door for cybersecurity accord

Before visiting the US, President Xi Jinping said China is a hacking victim, too, and suggests both countries will benefit from computer security cooperation.

By September 22, 2015


Simon & Schuster deal boosts 'Netflix of digital books' wannabes Scribd and Oyster

Scribd and Oyster's all-you-can-read e-book subscription services add 'Big 5' publisher's backlist titles.

By May 21, 2014


Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way with book for makers

When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.

By September 8, 2015


The 'Star Wars' toy that made me a geek

Commentary: One "Star Wars" toy shaped CNET's Bonnie Burton as a geek. As "Force Friday" passes, she fondly recalls stumbling upon a discarded action figure that changed her life forever.

By September 5, 2015