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This health-tracking device sniffs your farts

With the CH4 wearable, now on Kickstarter, the quantified-self movement may have just jumped the shark. Or perhaps flatulence truly is a data gold mine.

By May 1, 2015


Europe's antitrust watchdog sniffs around Apple's music deals

The European Commission asks Apple and labels to explain their pacts for the relaunch of Beats Music to see if they're trying to crimp free offerings from streaming rivals like Spotify, a report says.

By April 2, 2015


Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015


Google sniffs after smart device that blasts your body odor

The search giant is granted a patent for a "fragrance emission device" that would sense when you have B.O. and steer you away from any friends who might be nearby at the time.

By February 11, 2015


Smells like terrier spirit: 'First Sniff' spoofs 'First Kiss' video

"First Sniff," an adorable spoof of the viral "First Kiss" ad masked as art, replaces humans with dogs, proving that people aren't the only ones who can't keep their paws off each other.

By March 14, 2014


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015


Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash

Technically Incorrect: Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, had his porn collection discovered by a dog whose nose can differentiate between a thumb drive and an iPad.

By August 29, 2015


News Corp. CEO calls Google thieves (and other things)

Technically Incorrect: Robert Thompson even mocked Google's new Alphabet and tried to find negative adjectives to suit each letter.

By August 14, 2015


Amazon delivers tears with sad limping dog

Technically Incorrect: In a new ad for its Prime premium delivery service, Amazon shows the creative things an owner can do to make his (practically) three-legged dog happy.

By August 11, 2015


Kerchoo: Use your smartphone to sniff out allergens

As we welcome spring flowers and blooming trees, some of us also say hello to itchy eyes, runny noses, and a persistent cough. But instead of just reaching for tissue, seasonal allergy sufferers can reach for their phones loaded with these handy allergy tracking apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.

By April 1, 2014