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NASA: 'The world is not about to end. No, really'

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 04:26
We're getting so many reassurances from NASA these days that the world is not about to be destroyed by some space-borne phenomenon that I'm starting to wonder if there's something the space agency isn't telling us.

YouTube plays host to Canadian Loch Ness Monster

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 00:17
We here at CNET love a good monster sighting almost as much as we love a good iPhone 5 rumor. And a video recently posted to YouTube doesn't disappoint.

Apple: Early iPod Nanos can overheat; send in for free replacement

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 21:14
Company says battery issue with some first-generation iPod Nanos poses safety risk and that risk "increases as the battery ages." Apple urges owners of device to stop using it and to return it for a free replacement unit.

Apple queuing up launch of iTunes Match?

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 04:10
Company tells developers testing the song-syncing service that their data will be wiped from the iCloud servers as Apple prepares "for the launch of iTunes Match," according to a report.

Apple: We're looking into lingering battery complaints

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 00:40
Hang in there, iOS users: Apple says it's continuing to investigate "a few remaining issues" a day after version 5.0.1 to fix earlier problems.

Battlefield 3 vs. Modern Warfare 3

Sat, 11/12/2011 - 00:28
Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 go head-to-head in CNET's battle of the first-person military shooters. Which one is the better game?

One in five Chinese wants a Mac, Morgan Stanley says

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 21:09
According to new research from Morgan Stanley, a growing number of Chinese consumers can't wait to get their hands on a Mac.

Apple selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:29
For those who don't want to be bound by a single contract or carrier, the new iPhone 4S is now available from Apple as an unlocked phone selling at non-subsidized prices.

So Zynga, ready to go public?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:00
The social-gaming company is trying to maneuver its way through a disconcerting IPO market, but also needs to overcome complaints over its stock "meritocracy."

iOS 5.0.1 didn't fix battery drain bug, say some users

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:45
Released yesterday, Apple's iOS 5.0.1 was supposed to resolve a battery drain problem introduced with iOS 5, but some early updaters claim they're running into the same issue.

New software could create computerized sportscasters

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:38
Algorithms from a Swiss developer could allow computers to track the real-time movements of athletes, making automated sports commentary possible.

At $400 million, Modern Warfare 3 launch the biggest yet

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 18:12
Activision says the game generated more than $400 million and sold 6.5 million units in its first 24 hours on store shelves, easily beating its predecessors.

Sony working on a 'different kind of TV set'

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:30
Sony CEO Howard Stringer says his company is spending boatloads of cash on a television that's unlike any other on the market.

When Steve Jobs visited PARC (video)

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 17:21
Hear about Steve Jobs' long-ago trips to Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, including the one in which he eyed the company's GUI prototype--which ended up on Mac OS.

A peek at Intel chip headed to Ultrabooks

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:14
Intel's "Haswell" chip will likely power future MacBooks and Ultrabooks and squeeze in even more performance into sub-one-inch laptops as well as tablets.

Buy it now, for real: eBay to refer sales to nearby stores

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:54
With its new version of RedLaser, the e-commerce giant is letting shoppers find--and buy--products from retailers near them. Then they just need to go to the store and pick up their item. The new tech is part of eBay's growing mobile strategy.

Thousands line up for iPhone 4S in Hong Kong

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:33
More than half of the 3,000 Apple fans who show up are turned away, and police are called in to instill order.

How are you celebrating 11/11/11?

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 03:02
Tomorrow is 11/11/11, an ideal day for getting married, celebrating Spinal Tap, or buying a Droid Razr. Tell us what you're doing to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime day.

New speedy swipe gesture may be on the way to iOS

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 01:03
Can't get through those pictures on your iPhone fast enough and tired of swiping repeatedly? There may be a solution for that on the way, as detailed in a new patent application.

The making of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 00:43
Bethesda Softworks has been showing off Skyrim in epic videos and details released over the past week. One word: whoa.