Tech

New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected…

New Jersey environmental regulators have approved a plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve

India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud…

Police say they have arrested the director of an Indian company that said it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone on fraud charges

Astronomers find 7 Earth-size planets

In this week's wrap-up, NASA announces a big discovery, Verizon and Yahoo's deal gets a $350 million adjustment, and Mobile World Congress news trickles in.

Instagram's New Feature Is Worth 10 Photos

Say goodbye to awkward grids on Instagram! Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Cloudflare Bleeds Sensitive Data All Over The…

A coding error led to chunks of potentially sensitive data ending up unsecured on different websites.

Vegas gets e-sports arena in effort to attract…

A 200-seat arena for competitive video gaming is Las Vegas' newest effort to attract millennials

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Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving…

A self-driving car company founded by Google is accusing a former top engineer of stealing pivotal technology that is propelling Uber's effort to assemble a fleet of automated vehicles for its popular ride-hailing service

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and…

General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road

Fonts have theme songs now, because internet

New York composer Miriam Daly pondered the question "What would a font sound like?" Then she wrote and recorded a bunch of theme music for her favorites.

Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the case of a North Carolina man who beat a traffic ticket and posted about his victory on Facebook, a place he was forbidden to be

Kickstand fail: Watch the Nintendo Switch fall…

At least it's easy to snap back into place!

Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying

Amazon says Arkansas prosecutors looking to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights

Google wants to mimic iMessage's magic with…

In the battle of texting apps, Google has a plan to create a unified, interactive texting experience across all Android devices using RCS and the Android Messages app. But not everyone is being a team player.

A cute dog weighs in on Petnet's smart food bowl

Should you buy Petnet's $149 SmartFeeder? Here's a cute dog to tell you all about it.

Nerf's Rival Rechargeable Battery is an…

Foam warfare finally leaves the alkaline age.

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How to try new app features before everyone else

Want to get your hands on new tech features? These are the beta programs you'll want to try.

Spotify to debut original podcasts, FCC takes…

Today's most important tech stories include Spotify's debut of three exclusive podcasts, Amazon's first amendment fight and the FCC's first attempt to chip away at net neutrality.

Alphabet suing Uber over patent theft

Alphabet filed a complaint alleging that the Uber-owned Otto stole trade secrets from its self-driving car company.

The 'Farsighted' view of Trappist-1 and its Earth…

The latest Farsighted show takes a look at the science and science fiction potential of the planet-rich star system that NASA and others think may be one of the best places to look for life.

Nighthawk X10 router

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the meaning of overkill, and possibly overpriced as well, using the souped up Netgear Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router.

Inside Imax's first virtual reality arcade

These pods could be coming to a theater near you.

Fitbit picked up Pebble for just $23 million

Initial reports estimated that Fitbit paid upward of $40 million to acquire Pebble's technologies. That figure was way off.

Let's unbox the Nintendo Switch and some of its…

Out March 3 for $299, the Nintendo Switch is the company's brand new hybrid console. Here's what's in the box.

Verizon to go 5G this year, Instagram introduces…

Today's major tech stories include Verizon's 5G test rollout, Instagram's introduction of slideshows and Disney's wireless charging technology.

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The Best Mobile Games of 2017 (So Far)

Counting down in no particular order the best mobile games so far in 2017

Newly Discovered Star System Has Three…

All seven planets in the Trappist-1 system are Earth-sized. On top of that, three are in the habitable zone, so there's a chance they could harbor life.

Neato D5 Uses App Smarts to Keep your Floors Clean

Neato's new Botvac D5 Connected robot vacuum has plenty to like for a decent price such as mobile app control, a side brush, and a high-performance battery.