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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 2014


Australian Roads Minister's stern reminder: Hoverboards are banned

Marty McFly made them cool and Justin Bieber has even ridden one, but a politician in Australia has played the "Christmas Grinch" warning against buying hoverboards, which are banned on local roads.

By November 24, 2015


Airbnb to employees: 'We failed you' with controversial ads

The home-sharing company apologizes to employees for a marketing campaign that angered San Franciscans, CNET has learned. "You were right to feel this way," CEO Brian Chesky tells disappointed staff.

By October 22, 2015


Low wages, long hours persist at iPhone factory, says labor group

New York-based China Labor Watch claims more work needs to be done to improve conditions at a supplier-owned factory in Shanghai.

By October 22, 2015


Trio claims coast-to-coast Tesla Autopilot record in 57 hours, 48 minutes

Three record-holders embrace the future by going hands-off from Los Angeles to New York.

By October 21, 2015


Yahoo wants to kill passwords with revamped Mail app

The Internet giant is trying to get more people to use its email service. In the process it also wants to rid the world of passwords.

By October 15, 2015


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


Bar fined for serving liquid nitrogen drink that led to teen having stomach removed

Technically Incorrect: A UK bar is reportedly fined about 100,000 pounds ($155,000) for serving a woman a very unsafe science-based drink in 2012.

By September 19, 2015


Airbnb's next big push? China

Many of the top tech titans have faced roadblocks in China, but the CEO of the home-rental marketplace says he believes his company can be different.

By October 6, 2015


Riding in cars with bots

From CNET Magazine: If self-driving proponents have their say, the most gratifying part of future trips will be kicking up our feet to read a book while our cars automatically take us to our destinations.

By September 8, 2015