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Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.

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Pot speakers, hemp cars: Mark 4/20 with ganja-inspired tech

April 20 has turned into an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana. The tech world isn't immune to the reefer madness, finding inspiration in hemp materials and high-tech vaporizers.

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Tech takes a toke with pot-inspired gadgets (pictures)

Observe the unofficial 4/20 holiday with a series of tech items inspired by, made with, or dedicated to marijuana and hemp.

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Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.

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Crave Ep. 156: Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game

This week on the Crave podcast, Snoop Dogg is coming to you via a DLC voice pack for Xbox Live, machine-carved ice cubes brim with design potential, and a fan plays the Super Mario Bros. theme a new way.

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Snoop Dogg soon to be all up in your Call of Duty game, Ep. 156

Snoop Dogg will be lending his golden voice to a downloadable Voice Pack set to debut on Xbox Live.

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Low Latency 94: Prime itch

Amazon's Prime service is increasing by $20. Can you handle it?

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Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

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College prof suspended for posting pic of kid in 'Game of Thrones' shirt

A professor of art and animation posts a picture of his young daughter doing yoga in a T-shirt that reads: "I will take what is mine with fire and blood." This is taken as a security threat.

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Hide from, seek out nearby friends on Facebook

The social network is making it easy to locate your friends on a map, and it’s adding event alerts into the Paper app. Meanwhile, Samsung is about to push out a paid version of Milk Music.

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Bake like a Jawa with R2-D2 measuring cups

Follow any recipe like a Jedi Master with this measuring cup set from ThinkGeek that looks like the "Star Wars" droid you're looking for.

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

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