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There's no 'i' in Apple's Team Cook

The maker of the iPhone, iPad and iTunes has dropped the i-prefix from its newest products, starting with its Apple Watch and Apple Pay. CNET discusses why.

By September 11, 2014


Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014


Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet

In his first extended comments to the public, Edward Snowden calls on the development community at South by Southwest to create more usable privacy and security tools.

By March 10, 2014


Google nixes facial recognition in Glass for now

The company declares it won't approve facial recognition in software for its high-tech specs "at this time" -- saying strong privacy protections will need to be in place first.

By May 31, 2013


Give Google Glass some breathing room

Glass is indeed an experiment, "a living debate on wearable tech," and much of that debate will center around what app developers do with the high-tech specs.

By May 2, 2013


Branch makes its conversation threads available to all

The startup's platform, now open to the public, creates a play space between the blog and the tweet.

By January 14, 2013


Samsung: Give home-grown phone, tablet apps more love

Despite cool capabilities and the best of intentions, Samsung's recent software stumbles on its flagship devices.

By August 15, 2012


Can Technorati's makeover return it to prominence?

Technorati launches a completely revamped site and service, with changes to Technorati Authority, search, and their blog directory.

By October 14, 2009


Microsoft shows Windows 8 to hardware makers

The software giant demonstrates its touch-optimized operating system to hardware makers at Asian trade show.

By June 1, 2011


Joi Ito dives into the MIT Media Lab (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: New head of famous tech and innovation center talks to CNET about why he's a good fit, what it will be like to merge his network with that of the lab, and why he's passionate about diving.

By April 27, 2011