Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says it's time for Jerry Yang to go--and that some Yahoo board members need to walk out the door as well. Meanwhile, the No. 2 exec at the company says that negotiations with Microsoft about a possible sale continue. Podcast host Charles Cooper talks with CNET News.com's Dawn Kawamoto about the latest twist … Read more
A growing number of chemists are working to keep toxins out of our landfills. At the CSI Clean Technology conference taking place this week in Boston, a representative from the Environmental Protection Agency says small changes in the chemicals used in products have prevented at least 200 million pounds per year of hazardous substances from entering the market. CNET News.com intern Holly Jackson speaks with reporter Martin LaMonica … Read more
While Google and Microsoft get most of the attention when it comes to online office suites, Adobe Systems is slowly but surely getting onto the radar. What you've got here is the makings of a very interesting alternative for computer users who have, until now, been accustomed to choosing from a menu with only two basic offerings.
For the third straight year, CNET News.com reporter and Geek Gestalt blogger Daniel Terdiman is taking his show on the road.
For three weeks he'll be wandering the southeastern United States with a gaggle of gadgets in tow as he checks out the geekiest places the South has to offer. Daniel joins Erica Ogg to talk about the places he's most excited to see, as well as the best ways for readers to interact … Read more
In one of the odder stories to hit the tech world in a while, Revision3 has investigated the denial-of-service attack that kept it offline over the Memorial Day weekend and has concluded that antipiracy group MediaDefender is the culprit.
CNET News.com's Ina Fried is at The Wall Street Journal's D6 conference in Carlsbad, Calif., this week where she caught Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's sneak peek at the next incarnation of Windows with a multitouch interface--and that's triggered keen interest in the blogosphere.
News.com's Declan McCullagh has the latest on a looming political confrontation over setting rules of the road for Silicon Valley's dealing with restrictive regimes.
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Safety issues related to cell phone radiation are still up for debate. But for consumers concerned about radiation emitted from their cell phones, CNET has put together a guide to radiation levels of individual phones. Mobile phone reviewer Kent German talks with podcast host Jennifer Guevin in the studio about which phones top the list.
A popular blogger has ignited an uproar with claims that Twitter refused to take real action after she complained about harassment on the service. CNET News.com's Leslie Katz got the story from reporter Caroline McCarthy.
Microsoft wants to retrofit your desktop for the multitouch era. On Thursday, the company showed off a new, low-cost method for giving a desktop or wall display a touch-screen interface.
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With the price of crude oil once again reaching all-time highs, drivers may be looking at how that will affect prices at the pump this holiday weekend. CNET News.com's Michelle Meyers tells News.com's Leslie Katz how a few minutes online can pay off.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley analyzes the latest twist in Microsoft's continuing efforts to build up its search business by itself in the face of Yahoo's holdout.
Everyone seems to be jumping onto the clean-tech bandwagon--the latest being a former CIA director. The timing couldn't be better after another record-setting day in the oil trading pits. But is the green movement building fast enough? CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica assesses the progress green technology is making … Read more