The vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.
May 25, 2013 12:50 PM PDT
commentary The PC world still hasn't come up with an awesome design to challenge the iPad, says CNET's Brooke Crothers. The clock's ticking.
May 25, 2013 4:56 PM PDT
It finally happened: After years of testing, there's a new Best Picture in the CNET TV labs. And the winner is?... We also like the style of some waterproof in-ear headphones, and a Pathfinder with the comfort of a minivan.
May 25, 2013 12:01 AM PDT
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Google's Schmidt: Teens' mistakes will never go away
Speaking at a festival in the U.K., Google's executive chairman offers that the things teens do now will stay with them forever, by way of the Web. He also suggested some people are sharing too much online.
Apple 1 breaks auction record, goes for $671,400
One of what's thought to be only six working Apple 1 computers -- hand-built by Steve Wozniak -- flies out of a German auction house for a tidy sum. The last one went for $640,000.
Moon dust gathered by Neil Armstrong discovered in warehouse after 40 years
While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.
Does Bible Belt love porn as much as the godless do?
Figures provided by popular site PornHub suggest that those who live in allegedly more religious communities enjoy as much online release as the allegedly godless.
Beware the coming of the Google Glass photographer
The folks at Grovo paint a terrifying picture of a future dominated by obnoxious, Glass-wearing photophiles.