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The crimson-topped Miss IFA is on hand to show off the top products at  the annual technology extravaganza in Berlin.

What to expect from IFA, Europe's biggest and most eccentric tech show

Huge launches are expected from Samsung, Sony and others as the German show sets the tech agenda for the rest of the year.

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Despite an Internet outcry, the season two premiere of House of Cards proceeded according to schedule.

Samsung bets on 4K Amazon and Netflix streaming to make UHD TV more tempting

The Korean tech giant wants to persuade you to fork out for 4K by offering movies and TV shows from Amazon and Netflix in eye-watering detail.

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<p>All episodes of Amazon's original series "Transparent" will be available at once to Prime subscribers Sept. 26.</p>

Amazon original series 'Transparent' angles for streaming-TV binges too

The dark-comedy series gives Amazon its best shot so far at beating Netflix at the critical-accolades game, and in a new turn, all episodes go up at once September 26.

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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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The 404 Show 1,542: Taking on trolls and the Twitch acquisition

CNET's how-to expert Dan Graziano drops by to talk with Iyaz and Ariel about TV award shows, Amazon buying Twitch, the noPhone, and trolling.

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Amazon proves it's serious about gaming with Twitch buy

The online retailer isn't just buying a site that streams goldfish playing video games, it's buying access to the most loyal of gamers.

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<p>Amazon's Jeff Bezos at the Fire phone launch in Seattle on June 18, 2014</p>

Amazon to buy live-stream gaming site Twitch for $970M

In its largest cash deal ever, the online retail giant will acquire the popular site known for broadcasting live video game play.

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Amazon greenlights yet another batch of original kids TV pilots

The Netflix competitor beats the drum on original TV aimed at children -- shows that don't often win flashy Emmys but tend to keep high-spending subscribers loyal.

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Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

From the PlayStation TV to OLED TVs to the iPhone 6, here are the most anticipated gadgets of the last four months of 2014.

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AT&T exclusivity stunting Fire Phone growth, study suggests

Consumer are adopting Amazon's flagship phone at a much slower rate than other smartphones, but that's to be expected, since it's only offered so far on AT&T, Chitika Insights says.

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Samsung's predictable plastic design ends with Alpha

The Galaxy Alpha boosts Samsung's style with a metal frame, and Amazon launches a card reader to expand into the offline world.

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