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Apple Watch to spur record year for smartwatch displays

Nearly half of all smartwatch displays shipped this year will go to the Apple Watch, according to new data, with its many rivals having to divvy up all the rest.

By June 1, 2015


Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 2015


Amazon adorns New York subway with Nazi insignia

Technically Incorrect: To promote its new series "The Man in the High Castle," Amazon decides to confront strap hangers with Nazi and Japanese war symbolism. The ads are reportedly being pulled, but it's not clear by whom.

By November 24, 2015


Facebook spurs emotional reunion between man and his childhood nurse

Social media helps a family find a nurse whose kindness 40 years ago was never forgotten, inspiring the hashtag #NurseKathy.

By March 18, 2015


T-Mobile CEO blames AT&T for San Antonio Spurs' AC problems

In a pleasant tweet, John Legere derides his rival for the AC going out during last night's NBA finals game at AT&T Center.

By June 6, 2014


'Big Hero 6' spurs new movie tech

From the creators of "Frozen," "Tangled" and "Wreck it Ralph," Disney's latest animated film "Big Hero 6" is packed with all sorts of futuristic tech -- from flying robots to telekinesis. To create the fanciful animated world, producers said they had to develop new technologies of their own. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on the tech in and out of the film.

By November 5, 2014


Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014


Steve Ballmer is a clueless NBA owner, says Bill Simmons

Technically Incorrect: The former ESPN star, now heading to HBO, believes the former Microsoft CEO is out of his depth as a sports owner.

By August 25, 2015


Uber opens API to spur new missions for its drivers

Early users of the software tool include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, which has integrated Uber's car service into its reservation screen.

By August 20, 2014


2016 Chevrolet Camaro gets a bump in tech as well as price

The all-new sixth-generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is lighter and more powerful than its forebearer. It looks to be a winning package in a hot segment, but is it priced right?

By August 21, 2015