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Watch robotic pole dancers shake their actuators

At the Tobit Software booth at the CeBit trade show, robotic pole dancers Lexy and Tess twerk it for the crowd.

By Mar. 12, 2014


How Generation Y really feels about online privacy

Do young adults understand the damning effects of oversharing online? You might be surprised to learn the answer.

By Jan. 9, 2013


NASA's Kepler may have spied its last Earth-like planet

The space agency is giving up on restoring its planet-hunting spacecraft to full operational capability, but that doesn't mean the mission is over just yet.

By Aug. 15, 2013


Grounded teen tries Facebook to embarrass parents

A 15-year-old is grounded by her parents for breaking their rules. So she goes where all fine teens go to pout--Facebook--where she creates the group "1,000 to get Tess ungrounded."

By Jan. 20, 2010


SkyLight smartphone-microscope mount: Let's get small (video)

Adapter enables users to capture microscopic images -- of everything from flowers to insects to pathogens -- with their smartphone. SmartPlanet visits SkyLight for a hands-on look at the device.

By Mar. 26, 2012


Facebook Graph Search: 4 big reasons it matters

commentary CNET's Jennifer Van Grove dissects the implications of a Facebook search engine that caters to changing behaviors and exposes a generation that lives in public.

By Jan. 18, 2013


Pride, Prejudice, and Kindles: Amazon offers classics for free

You've seen the film, probably with Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Thompson; now read the original book, on your Kindle, for nowt.

By Feb. 11, 2010


Pride and Prejudice and Kindles: Amazon offers British Library classics for free

The British Library is to offer the works of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and other literary giants, for free to Amazon Kindle owners

By Feb. 11, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 1489: 7073, people, keep it simple (Podcast)

The most common iPhone passcodes are revealed on today's show (no, not by LulzSec), but Tong has a pager-callback suggestion for all of us. A proposal in Congress would force U.S. companies to actually tell us when they're hacked and our data is stolen (yes, please), and Rojadirecta becomes the people's hero in challenging the government's domain-name seizures. Go, Rojadirecta, go!

By Jun. 14, 2011


Gadgettes 136: The dog people are weird (but cat people are weirder) episode

Treat your pets right this Mother's Day! We spend equal time talking about gifts for mom and for fluffy. Go figure.

By May. 8, 2009