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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


Apps to train your brain

As kids go back to school, now might also be a good time for parents to give their brains a boost. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis shares a few brain-training apps that can keep you sharp, focused and mentally fit.

By August 19, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


Facebook shares its diversity training course with all

As the tech industry eyes ways to improve its diversity, the social network publishes an internal training course on "managing unconscious bias."

By July 28, 2015


Schooling Vietnam: How tech companies are training the next wave of workers

For Road Trip 2015, CNET travels to Vietnam to explore how its citizens are beefing up their technical know-how for the digital age.

By July 22, 2015


Man charges iPhone on train, arrested for stealing electricity

Technically Incorrect: A British artist plugs his iPhone into a train power outlet. An officer of the law doesn't like that.

By July 13, 2015


Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 and Lumia 950 series: All the cool hardware Microsoft just announced

Microsoft upped its cool factor today with introductions of some really great-sounding products, including a first for the company, the Surface Book convertible laptop.

By October 6, 2015


Adidas miCoach Smart Ball trains you to be a smarter player (pictures)

Want to be a smarter player? The 32-panel Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is filled with Bluetooth sensors which help by giving you immediate feedback on your kick's speed, power and curve.

9 Images By June 7, 2015


Can train, plane and automobile noise make us gain weight?

Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.

By May 27, 2015


Why a speed-loving techie loves slow-moving train travel

Commentary: A slow rail journey from Albuquerque to New York City gives Crave writer Amanda Kooser plenty of time to contemplate how trains fit into a world where so many people prize velocity.

By April 27, 2015