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HTC One Google edition: It's real and coming in summer
Crave Ep. 122: When the moon hits your 3D-printed pizza pie
Haswell chip primer: How Intel pinches power
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How to encrypt one volume on a drive in OS X
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What browser wars? The enterprise still loves IE 6
Forrester Research indicates that 60 percent of companies use Internet Explorer 6 as their default browser. Bottom line: companies need a browser policy to improve productivity. Read More...
04-30-2009 11:03 PM
Minnesota orders ISPs to blacklist gambling sites
Public Safety bureaucracy gives AT&T, Comcast, and other broadband providers a 7-page document detailing what Web sites must be blocked. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:45 PM
Test drive: All-electric Mini and Ford Fusion hybrid
The 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and Electric Mini are the latest cars to use electric battery power to improve fuel efficiency. CNET News' Martin LaMonica takes them both for a spin. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:00 PM
A Facebook exec's bid for law and order
Chris Kelly, chief privacy officer at the massive social network, talks to CNET News about his just-announced candidacy in California's 2010 attorney general race. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:00 PM
Quicken Online gets iPhone companion app
If you use the free Web-based version of Quicken, you'll probably like this simple iPhone extension. Read More...
04-30-2009 2:27 PM
IAC in talks to buy Yahoo Personals
CEO Barry Diller says Yahoo's site would augment IAC's Match.com business. Read More...
04-30-2009 1:53 PM
Reports: Oracle planning more online software
The Wall Street Journal and Reuters say Oracle is developing new online software products in what could signal a shift in focus from traditional software to software as a service. Read More...
04-30-2009 11:19 AM
Man uses YouTube to help deliver baby
His wife drops on all fours. He calls the hospital. There are no midwives available. So naval engineer Marc Stephens has to rely on a couple of YouTube videos he's just watched. Read More...
04-30-2009 11:06 AM
Shuttle layoffs begin as program winds down
NASA announces the first major wave of layoffs as the agency winds down space shuttle operations before retirement next year after just nine more flights. Read More...
04-30-2009 10:16 AM
Dear PC Industry: Please overclock responsibly
We're putting the PC industry on notice about bad overclocking. Read More...
04-30-2009 10:11 AM
Firefox 3.5 and Fennec aboard Google's location service
On the heels of Google's experimental location-aware browser add-on, Mozilla announces its own opt-in geolocation feature to help localize your Web browsing without costing you keystrokes. Interestingly enough, it's powered by Google. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:40 AM
Twitter's integrated search now live for all users
Twitter's integrated search into user home pages after having done in-house beta testing on it for months. It also paves the way for advertisements. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:35 AM
Play Left 4 Dead 4 free 4 24 hours
If you haven't tried playing Left 4 Dead yet because of the price, or aren't sure about the game in general, that's OK. Valve has decided to let you try it out for free for 24 hours. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:33 AM
Senators aim to protect electric grid from hackers
Politicians respond to reports of cyberattacks by suggesting new plans to protect an increasingly networked electric grid. Read More...
04-30-2009 9:32 AM
The race for the integrated technology stack
Rather than dominate a single technology and rely on others for additional parts, some industry giants want the whole enchilada and are creating a single integrated technology stack tuned for dynamic infrastructure. Read More...
04-30-2009 7:39 AM