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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


World's longest bike tops 117 feet, doesn't turn corners well

It took a whole lot of aluminum to build the world's longest bike, but the record is already under threat.

By November 11, 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


The world's most annoying teddy bear is just begging to be destroyed

This incredibly grating teddy bear plays "Happy Birthday" on repeat until either the battery dies or, more likely, the recipient destroys the bear for good.

By October 23, 2015


Singapore seniors to get robotic personal trainers to stay healthy

As seniors make up a larger and larger percentage of its population, Singapore plans to roll out robotic care-givers to help the elderly exercise.

By October 6, 2015


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


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg to take two months off for daughter's birth

The CEO of the world's largest social network has been unusually public about his and his wife's experiences conceiving and preparing for their child. Now he's talking about how he'll juggle his job as well.

By November 20, 2015


Welcome to the Wasteland: A guide to the world of Fallout

War. War never changes, but Fallout games do. Before Fallout 4 arrives we take a look at the extensive world of the Wasteland and the games that came before.

By November 3, 2015