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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014


Google's Alphabet: Brought to you by...Hooli?

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are confirmed fans of HBO's "Silicon Valley." The Easter egg in their post renaming the company Alphabet suggests their fan status may go a step above the rest.

By August 10, 2015


Take our tour of the hottest tech at CES 2015

If you're here at CES in Las Vegas, you'll quickly find out just how overwhelming the show floor can be. Here are the hot spots you won't want to miss.

By January 6, 2015


2014 welcomes the Net's new names: .beer, .farm, .nyc and much more

New Web and email address options exploded this year with 469 new top-level domain names. Next year, Google, Amazon and 10 others will bid for rights to oversee .app.

By December 19, 2014


"Scan me": handheld 3D scanner and 3D printers at Computex 2014

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute demos its handheld 3D scanner, while XYZ shows off new Da Vinci 3D printers.

By June 4, 2014


Meet Stubby, a hexabot inspired by 'Stargate SG-1'

Stubby moves in any direction and is controlled by a converted PlayStation controller. You can build your own for pretty cheap.

By June 30, 2014


ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?

By January 28, 2014


Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By August 12, 2012


Comics: then and now, and the tech in between

From the writer's desk to your anxiously waiting hands, technology is changing the world of comic books. Join us as we talk to a writer, an artist, a publisher and a retailer about the difference that gadgetry has made to the industry.

By June 13, 2012


Six things to know about smartphone batteries

If you're trying to figure out what your iPhone 5 (or 6) -- or your next Android device or Windows Phone -- is going to look like, there are some things you need to know.

By May 29, 2012