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Microsoft teams with Baidu to boost Windows 10 upgrades in China

China's biggest search engine will show its 600 million active users a "Windows 10 Express" install button -- and become the default search option as part of the deal.

By September 24, 2015


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.


A year by the Hearth: How Hearthstone plays its digital cards right

Commentary: One year, four expansions and 30 million players. Here's five reasons a World of Warcraft side-project became its own juggernaut.

By August 24, 2015


Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015


Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing

Researchers from Cambridge University have teamed up with Boeing to build and successfully test the world's first hybrid airplane engine.

By January 20, 2015


Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By January 15, 2015


ISS astronauts watch the World Cup -- in space

The 2014 World Cup is being beamed up to space, where astronauts Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson, and Alexander Gerst keep up on the action.

By June 17, 2014


BlackBerry CEO: China is not a priority

An expansion into China could put BlackBerry's security reputation at risk, John Chen tells Reuters.

By November 14, 2014


CEOs of Microsoft, HP, Intel talk future of computing

The chief executives of key tech companies discuss their visions of the explosion of data and the future Internet of Things.

By June 11, 2014


Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths

Some of the world's toughest rock climbers live on Hawaii's Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.

By February 25, 2014


Need a skateboard? This designer prints 'em

Designer Sam Abbott unleashes a wild-looking, 3D-printed skateboard that may not have the toughest deck in the world but sure looks pretty.

By August 28, 2013