| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Here's another story for the People Aren't Stupid files:
After Taylor Swift pulled her songs from Spotify (and Rdio's free tier), ostensibly to promote sales of her new album "1989," the popularity of Swift's music on YouTube skyrocketed. That's...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:54 PM
T-Mobile's popular music streaming program just doubled in size.
The wireless carrier recently launched a program called Music Freedom that allows wireless customers to stream songs from certain music services without using up their wireless data. On...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Japanese technology entrepreneur Ken Fukazawa was in San Francisco in March when his geeky friends told him about something awesome coming up in Los Angeles.
Walt Disney Co. was opening its doors to selected start-ups for a summer of intensive...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard.
Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Someday, Siri and the Aether Cone might make perfect speech-recognition soulmates. Not yet.
The Cone still qualifies as the world's smartest wireless speaker because it plays requests — as in, "Play Lennie Tristano" or " Play 'Ari Up' by Hollie...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported.
The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an iOS software update, which would instantly make it...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Wu-Tang Clan’s long-awaited comeback album, “A Better Tomorrow,” isn’t due until December, but a few thousand fans already have most of the record.
Fans didn’t get the album, the Staten Island collective’s first...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:36 AM
These four products represent the best gifting choices available in their respective categories as chosen by CNET's editors. (We'll feature more picks from this feature in next week's installment.)
Tablets: iPad Air 2
The good: The new iPad Air gets...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Scott Schaben started working as a suburban firefighter in the 1980s, bonding with his co-workers over off-duty beers. But his social drinking turned compulsive after he went through a divorce a few years ago, consuming his life until he knew he needed...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:06 AM
In its fifth outing, "Phantasmagoria" still can raise a tingle on the back of your neck. The latest installment in John DiDonna's creative blend of storytelling, dance, live music and striking large-scale puppetry maintains the series' disquieting style....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Tacos & Tatas Tuesdays: Each October Rocco Mangel, owner of Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar and an honorary chair of the South Florida chapter of Susan G. Komen, renames his weekly Taco Tuesday deal ($14.99 all-you-can-eat tacos) and dedicates a portion of...