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Doomsday revision predicts we won't make it to Thursday

The world was supposed to end in May 2011, according to one prophecy, unless that was really just the beginning of the end, in which case the end of the end is set for Wednesday.

By October 6, 2015


Get rarities by author Neil Gaiman -- and pay what you want for them

Rare, never-before-published books, poems, comics, speeches and more (including a novel about the band Duran Duran) by author Neil Gaiman are now available digitally on Humble Bundle.

By September 9, 2015


The perfect password? You've put your finger on it

From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.

By August 31, 2015


Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could re-create Peter Cushing in CGI

Cushing, who played villainous military officer Grand Moff Tarkin in the first "Star Wars" movie, died in 1994. Is this a fitting tribute to a beloved actor, or special effects gone mad?

By August 24, 2015


EA's new empire: An interview wth Peter Moore

The publisher's second-in-command discusses DLC conspiracies, Battlefront's multiplayer focus, and backing indies.

By August 12, 2015


Which wireless carrier has the best airport data coverage?

Stuck in an airport with an extra-long layover? One wireless-testing firm weighs in on which carrier will keep you going on your smartphone.

By July 22, 2015


Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

By July 2, 2015


How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015


New Facebook logo goes slim for your smartphone

The company has changed its iconic wordmark to reinforce the importance of mobile devices and to give the logo a more "approachable" feel.

By July 1, 2015


Flintstone facts? 41 percent of Americans say people and dinosaurs co-existed

Riding a Brontosaurus bareback might not be a fantasy. It could be history, depending on who you ask.

By June 26, 2015