The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland for experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems
The digital currency exchange network now includes more than 1,000 merchants and at least tens of thousands of unaffiliated users, as it tries to solve barriers to participation
Apple's new iPad will soon have a companion on store shelves, according to reports (Credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET ) Apple's iPad Mini will come with a design that bests the company's current slate, according to an analyst...
Photographer Rick Smolan has launched a two-month social project to connect large volumes of information with the people producing it
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Apple has deleted the claim that its map app is the "most powerful mapping service ever"
In the desert researchers demonstrate that an artificial neural network can pinpoint new fossil-rich sites, paving the way for more efficient digs
Apple CEO Tim Cook and the newly unveiled iPhone 5. (Credit: James Martin/CNET ) Apple CEO Tim Cook took the most drastic step yet to address the growing furor over the company's beleaguered map application , saying he was "extremely sorry" for the frustration felt by customers and vowing to improve the program...
Conspicuously absent on the iPhone 5, near-field communication enables smart phones to share purchasing and security data with a tap--a feature that has surged on the Android platform
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Li Yue, a 21-year-old student, waits outside a recruiting kiosk outside a plant run by Foxconn in Zhengzhou, China.
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Even with a nearly two-hour keynote , a Web site full of specifications, and CNET's review there are plenty of questions that need answering
One court case found that wi-fi sniffing was okay, whereas a different case judged it to be illegal. Larry Greenemeier reports
Apple's new iPhone 5 (Credit:Apple) As expected, Apple has announced the iPhone 5. The object of much anticipation and speculation over the last several months, the iPhone 5 delivers most of what industry observers had expected...
With a little more than a day before the iPhone 5's expected debut, Samsung has decided to sue Apple for patent infringement over its reported use of long-term evolution (LTE) connectivity in the next-generation smartphones...
Go Daddy's Twitter account confirmed the outage. Web sites serviced by DNS and hosting provider Go Daddy were down today.