Rust Belt Wisconsin looks to fill high-skill jobs…

Wisconsin landed the much coveted Foxconn plant, but now the rust belt state needs to produce more highly skilled workers than those employed in the factories of the past

Inmates' escape video shows everything is caught…

California inmates' escape video another extreme example of the age of catching everything on camera

Ride a hidden train below the streets of London

It's not the Tube, but it is a tiny underground train that used to haul mail between post offices. Join CNET for a ride on this new attraction.

Adobe to kill Flash by 2020

A look back at Adobe Flash and its impact on the computing world on the heels of Adobe’s announcement to kill Flash by 2020

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos was briefly the world's…

Forbes magazine says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high

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Nokia reports loss, warns of decline in networks…

Nokia reports continued loss in the second quarter with flat in sales, mainly caused by 5-percent decline in core networks business

Why you still can't ditch your cable box

Where's my cable-streaming app? Turns out, getting cable still mostly requires renting a clunky, expensive box

NASA's Moon Rover will mine for water in the dark

NASA computer scientists are teaching exploration and mining robots to navigate planets in the dark. NASA Ames Research Center scientists showed off their Resource Prospector rover during a Facebook Live stream yesterday. The rover will explore the poles of the moon and mine for natural resources. Kind of like in "Avatar" but without the blue aliens.

'Textalyzer' aims to crack down on texting while…

New York police considering using device that can tell if a driver was texting at the time of a crash

Apple ordered to pay $506M in Wisconsin patent infringement

A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages

Greek police see leads in money laundering…

Greek police say a cellphone seized from a Russian man the U.S. wants extradited for allegedly laundering vast sums through bitcoin transactions should provide key data for the investigation

Why Twitter won't ban President Donald Trump

Twitter has made it clear that it won't even consider banning Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not

Jeff Bezos is the richest person on Earth...for…

Amazon stock increases finally put Bezos in the top spot, breaking Bill Gates' four-year-plus streak.

Wisconsin company offers to install microchips in…

Why 50 employees have already signed up

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Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend…

Job announcements by Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Reach customers now

New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using…

New York state will study the use of a device known as the textalyzer that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving

At hacker summit, a new focus on preventing…

Against a backdrop of attacks that have grown into full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos asked hackers and security experts at the Black Hat conference to re-focus on defense

How to install the Nest Learning Thermostat

Whether you fit it yourself or have to hire an electrician, our handy guide shows you the basics of how the installation process for the Nest works.

Facebook's ads just keep creeping into new apps

Facebook has squeezed just about as many ads into its main platform as it can

Experts: Software theft shows threat of mercenary…

Experts say the indictment of two Iranian men on charges they broke into the computer system of a tiny Vermont defense contractor shows that mercenary hackers who sell stolen data to friendly governments are a growing threat to U.S. companies

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Amazon is looking for 50,000 people, with unemployment at a 16-year low and wages barely moving

Ransomware is so big, hackers are staffing help…

Malware is being run like a professional business, with customer service staff to help victims make ransom payments.

Whole Foods sales struggle shows Amazon buying a…

Whole Foods reports another key sales decline as Amazon deal looms

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Italian bank says 400,000 loan account details…

Italy's largest bank, Unicredit, says accounts of some 400,000 customers in Italy have been hacked

Sister: Teen driver in fatal California crash not…

The younger sister of a teenager driver who lost control of a car while she was livestreaming on Instagram says she doesn't blame her for the crash that killed their middle sister

How to center your smart home around your Google…

If you're an Android fan or you have a Google Home, here's how to set up a smart home that plays well with Google.