For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a new breed of sound stages: smaller, hipper and totally free. They're designed to serve the next generation of stars -- who aren't coming out of Hollywood.
Masayoshi Son, who is also CEO of a Japanese carrier, says the network quality in the US "is not something you should be proud of," and directly calls out his rivals.
The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.
As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.
One million "smart" appliances were shipped worldwide in 2014. By 2020, that figure could jump as high as 700 million units, says research firm IHS.
Report also claims that about 59 percent of UK gamers routinely experience some lag issues.
Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.
A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!
Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.