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NASA's Ceres maps show color-coded features and new official, mythical names

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 22:41
The geological features on dwarf planet Ceres are now named after agricultural gods and goddesses, while we're still waiting to hear about the sci-fi names chosen for features of Pluto's moon.









Best mobile games of July 2015 (pictures)

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 20:54
Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in July 2015.









Samsung plans price cut for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 20:50
Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces that it's "adjusting" the price of its flagship handsets.









Samsung plans priice cut for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 20:35
Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces it's "adjusting" the price of ifs flagship handsets.









Galaxy S6 fails to bring back Samsung's mojo

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 20:34
The Korean company reported its seventh straight profit decline in the second quarter and will cut pricing for the Galaxy S6 to attract more buyers.









Google in talks to bring Loon to Sri Lanka, but it's not a done deal

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 20:01
The search giant is looking to bring its Wi-Fi beaming balloons to the South Asian country, but discussions are still in early stages.









Your wallet will thank you for these sub-$1,500 ranges (pictures)

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 19:44
Ovens can cost thousands of dollars. Here are a few that perform well and cost less than $1,500.









Beaming Kirk and Spock action figures caught in mid-transport

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 19:30
Retro "Star Trek" action figures get a new twist with a glittering classic transporter effect that makes it look like their legs are dissolving.









Oculus Story Studio debuts adorable VR short film 'Henry' (Tomorrow Daily 217)

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 19:30
Khail and Ashley explain how you can tour the International Space Station, discuss Oculus Story Studio's newest VR film "Henry" and talk shop on the first legal drone delivery in the US.









Life's a breach: Reported attack on United Airlines shows everyone has valuable data to protect

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 19:25
No longer focused on stealing credit card numbers alone, hackers are flexing seriously dangerous muscle, security experts say.









Dashcam catches off-duty cop threatening to put 'hole in head' of driver

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 19:22
Technically Incorrect: A Massachusetts driver makes a wrong turn. What happens next, all filmed on his dashcam, has led to an investigation. And yes, it's now on YouTube.









Zuckerberg ready for his closeup: Facebook's video efforts taking off

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 18:28
The social-networking giant says advertising revenue continues to rise, as does the number of active users. One of the key drivers of growth, executives said Wednesday, is video.









Brown dwarf's fiery aurora is out of this world...and solar system

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 17:27
Astronomers have spied an aurora beyond our solar system for the first time, lighting up the pole of a failed star that's cool in multiple ways.









KFC limited-edition chicken bucket doubles as a Bluetooth photo printer

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 17:24
Need some greasy Polaroids with your next bucket of fried chicken? KFC invents the Memories Bucket, which lets people print pictures right from the bucket with Bluetooth.









Here's how to upgrade to Windows 10

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 17:09
Ready to move on up to Windows 10? Here are all the steps you need for success.









Tesla is turning its owners into a nationwide sales team

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 17:08
The dealer wars just got more interesting. Luxury electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla launches a referral program, with new owners receiving $1,000 discounts and those making the referrals getting $1,000 of their own.









Zuckerberg ready for his closeup: Facebook's video efforts taking off

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 16:43
The social-networking giant says advertising revenue continues to rise, as does the number of active users. One of the key drivers of growth: video.









Meet the Windows 10 magical anime girl

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 16:29
There's a new member of the Windows operating system anime family, but she hasn't yet been named. Meanwhile, Google search tracks when a store is crowded, and Amazon Dash buttons go on sale to the public.









Forget Windows 10: Remember when Windows 95 was new?

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 16:16
As Microsoft introduces its newest operating system, we venture back 20 years in the CNET Vault to find our video coverage of its ancestor, Windows 95. Let new features like the recycle bin, MSN and long file names amaze you.









Tom Brady's Deflategate riposte: I switched from Samsung to iPhone 6. So?

CNET News - Wed, 2015-07-29 16:06
Technically Incorrect: In a Facebook post decrying his suspension, the New England Patriots quarterback insists that the NFL had no right to see his phone and that he was free to do with it as he wished.