Technology

See how Samsung's behemoth Galaxy S10 Plus stacks up against its Apple and Android rivals spec by spec.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:20 pm
How does Samsung's latest Galaxy S10 stack up against its Apple and Android rivals spec-by-spec?
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:19 pm
It's going to be a Hulk Smash, brother.
Author: Jackson Ryan
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:16 pm
The first privately funded lunar landing is set to blast off on a SpaceX rocket this week.
Author: Eric Mack
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:10 pm
The ride-hailing company appears to be gunning to beat Uber in going public first.
Author: Dara Kerr
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:08 pm
MIT

After failing to claim the Lunar X Prize (which, to be fair, everyone did), the Israeli firm SpaceIL could have a rover on lunar soil in a little over a month.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:45 pm
The language model can write like a human, but it doesn’t have a clue what it’s saying.
Posted: February 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
The biggest impact of artificial intelligence will be to help humans make discoveries we couldn’t make on our own.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Last year a string of controversies revealed a darker (and dumber) side to artificial intelligence.
Posted: January 7, 2019, 5:00 pm
2018 was a no good, very bad year for Silicon Valley. Here’s some of the things tech giants should commit to do next year to avoid a repeat performance.
Posted: December 31, 2018, 11:59 am
Gene information on millions of people is revolutionizing how we predict disease, catch criminals, and find new drugs.
Posted: December 29, 2018, 11:59 am
From gene-edited babies to guaranteed-fatal brain uploads, it was a bumper year for technology misfires and misuses.
Posted: December 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
From gene-edited babies to guaranteed-fatal brain uploads, it was a bumper year for technology misfires and misuses.
Posted: December 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
A year ago, Bitcoin and its brethren were headed to the moon. These days they’re much more grounded.
Posted: December 26, 2018, 2:00 pm
Every one of us will have a moment when global warming gets personal.
Posted: December 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
Every one of us will have a moment when global warming gets personal.
Posted: December 21, 2018, 12:00 pm
An interview with Yasheng Huang, MIT professor and expert on entrepreneurship in China.
Posted: December 19, 2018, 12:00 pm
Three generations of personal and political history show the tensions between the Communist Party’s need for knowledge and its need for ideological control.
Posted: December 19, 2018, 12:00 pm
It used to be that while Google wanted China, China really needed Google. Not any more.
Posted: December 19, 2018, 5:00 am
Technology is making people unhinged and violent. Can an algorithm stop them?
Posted: December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm
In 2015, an unknown Chinese scientist edited the DNA of human embryos. It was a step on an inexorable path to designer babies.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 12:00 pm
Yoshua Bengio wants to stop talk of an AI arms race and make the technology more accessible to the developing world.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 12:00 pm
A sensor that can spot the wind direction from miles away will let DARPA’s surveillance balloons hover at the very edge of space in one spot indefinitely.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 6:00 pm
Your family and friends will be able to interact with a digital “you” that doles out advice—even when you’re gone.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 9:00 am
But can any company afford to manufacture one-off medical care?
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:00 am
Reuters

Britain is able to manage the security risks of using Huawei telecoms equipment and has not seen any evidence of malicious activity by the company, a senior official said on Wednesday, pushing back against U.S. allegations of Chinese state spying.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:01 pm
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a nearly $2,000 folding smartphone in a bid to top the technology of Apple Inc and Chinese rivals and reignite consumer interest in a massive consumer electronics category that had its worst sales ever last year.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:59 pm
Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it had made an "error" in not disclosing that its Nest Secure home security system had a built-in microphone in its devices.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:54 pm
A security bug is allowing users to bypass new privacy controls introduced by Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp on iPhones this month, the service said on Wednesday after users posted about the problem on social media.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:51 pm
Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:38 pm
Garmin Ltd on Wednesday forecast full-year revenue and profit above expectations along with strong fourth-quarter results, sending its shares up 15 percent to their highest in more than a decade.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:43 pm
The European Union must assess the risk of using Huawei's telecoms equipment despite the absence of evidence of spying by the Chinese company, EU digital chief Andrus Ansip said on Wednesday.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:28 pm
India will hold wide consultations with internet companies before finalizing rules to regulate content on social media but will not hold back from framing laws that safeguard national interest, the country’s technology minister said.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:58 pm
The United States' ambassador to Italy, Lewis Eisenberg, met Telecom Italia (TIM)'s CEO Luigi Gubitosi on Wednesday, the U.S. embassy said.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:28 pm
U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Wednesday he wanted to "more fully understand" Britain's reasoning for saying it had not seen any malicious activity by China's Huawei whose equipment U.S. authorities have said could be used by China for spying.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:18 pm
Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its general counsel Dane Butswinkas is leaving the electric carmaker just two months into the job, the latest in a string of top-level departures at the company.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:10 pm
Britain is able to manage the security risks of using Huawei equipment in national telecoms networks and has not seen any evidence of malicious activity by the company, the head of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre said on Wednesday.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:20 pm
Billionaire investor Steve Cohen's Point72 Ventures has invested in a U.S. cybersecurity firm that will provide a way to detect, alert, and protect against data- and identity-related attacks, according to one of the venture capital company's top officials.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:16 pm
Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules, the Romanian presidency of the EU said in a statement on Twitter.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:06 pm
European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:06 pm
Tesla Inc on Wednesday announced the departure of its general counsel Dane Butswinkas, just two months into the job, the latest in a string of senior level exits from the electric carmaker.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:35 pm
Qualcomm Inc is urging U.S. trade regulators to reverse a judge's ruling and ban the import of some Apple Inc iPhones in a long-running patent fight between the two companies.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:52 pm
Atomico-backed Finnish startup Varjo on Tuesday launched its top-of-the-range virtual reality headset, aiming to take VR technology to the aerospace and automotive sectors.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:45 am
Goldman Sachs Group Inc has backed Rabbet, a U.S. startup that develops software to help make construction finance more efficient, the companies said on Wednesday.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:16 am
The U.S. ambassador to Italy, Lewis Eisenberg, visited the Rome headquarters of Italian phone group Telecom Italia on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:07 am
CNET

See how Samsung's behemoth Galaxy S10 Plus stacks up against its Apple and Android rivals spec by spec.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:20 pm
How does Samsung's latest Galaxy S10 stack up against its Apple and Android rivals spec-by-spec?
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:19 pm
It's going to be a Hulk Smash, brother.
Author: Jackson Ryan
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:16 pm
The first privately funded lunar landing is set to blast off on a SpaceX rocket this week.
Author: Eric Mack
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:10 pm
The ride-hailing company appears to be gunning to beat Uber in going public first.
Author: Dara Kerr
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:08 pm
Today's major tech headlines include all of the news from Samsung's massive "Unpacked" event that saw the reveal of the company's first foldable phone and the new line of Galaxy S10 smartphones.
Author: Jeff Bakalar
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:58 pm
Samsung’s first 5G smartphone is coming soon.
Author: Marguerite Reardon
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:54 pm
NASA just dropped some enticing new details about the much anticipated and much delayed test flight.
Author: Amanda Kooser
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:51 pm
Here's how to make sure you have Samsung's latest smartwatch on your wrist on launch day.
Author: Jason Cipriani
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:43 pm
Samsung released the new Galaxy Watch Active which now can be used to measure blood pressure.
Author: Vanessa Hand Orellana
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:41 pm
Samsung's new wearables include water resistance, heart rate sensors and new apps.
Author: CNET News staff
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:27 pm
YouTube comes under criticism again for allowing disturbing content.
Author: Abrar Al-Heeti
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:19 pm
The social network -- a "chaotic hellpit" in one observer's phrase -- still has a lot of work to do.
Author: Queenie Wong
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:00 pm
Here's how Samsung's and Apple's affordable flagships stack up spec-by-spec.
Author: Patrick Holland
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:00 pm
Fibers inside your car's tires could be used in place of virgin plastics to help prevent a dangerous phenomenon known as spalling.
Author: Kyle Hyatt
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:56 pm
Designed to run on the fastest mobile network, the S10 5G looks to the future.
Author: Chris Pavey
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:55 pm
Samsung's first truly flexible device converts from a phone to a tablet and will be available April 26.
Author: Shara Tibken
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:53 pm
We compare the latest Apple and Samsung phones on specs to see which one is right for you.
Author: Lexy Savvides
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:52 pm
It's called Shared Saver.
Author: Marrian Zhou
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:50 pm
Check out the stand-out features of Samsung's new Galaxy S10 phones.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:35 pm
The Journey of Us is a self-guided tour using Google Earth.
Author: Marrian Zhou
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:24 pm
With an underwhelming 2018 in the books for Apple's self-driving car program, this new NHTSA report seems to show the company is serious about self-driving car safety.
Author: Kyle Hyatt
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:03 pm
What's an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and why is it good?
Author: Jessica Dolcourt
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:01 pm
Ultrasonic technology aims to be faster and more secure, and it works with wet and greasy fingers.
Author: Jessica Dolcourt
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:00 pm
The Final Edition roadsters will debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.
Author: Steven Ewing
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:33 pm
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