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Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.

By March 3, 2014


The Most Exciting Tech in the World

Robots, space travel and living in the Matrix. CNET editors from around the globe get personal about the tech that fires them up the most.


Intel wants to personalize your computing world

Intel's developer conference kicked off this week in San Francisco, with the chipmaker showcasing technology built for everyone from shoppers to bikers. CNET.com's Lexy Savvides has the latest on the company's new twist on personal computing.

By August 19, 2015


Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.

By September 29, 2014


Bill Gates crowned world's richest person, once again

The Microsoft co-founder unseats telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim for the first time in four years.

By May 16, 2013


I experienced five completely different takes on virtual worlds at Oculus Connect

The Oculus Connect Conference offered our first glimpse at new hardware, but there were quite a few games to try, too.

By September 25, 2015


G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.

By March 30, 2015


Bill Gates still world's second richest person

Microsoft's co-founder was once again topped by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu, according to Forbes' list of the world's billionaires.

By March 4, 2013


Real velociraptor claw is way better than a 'Jurassic World' toy

The ultimate "Jurassic World" collectible isn't sold in toy stores. You can buy a real velociraptor claw fossil from a specialty dealer.

By June 29, 2015


Samsung, LG smartwatches give up personal data to researchers

In an era of identity theft and government surveillance, two smartwatches might not be doing you any favors keeping your privacy intact.

By June 11, 2015


Self-driving car tech lets computers see our world like never before

The quest for self-driving cars puts deep neural networks on the fast track, a technology that teaches computers to accurately recognize objects from the real world.

By August 7, 2015