Chinese firm issues US recall after massive cyberattack

A Chinese electronics maker is recalling millions of products sold in the U.S. following a massive cyberattack that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix, but has lashed out at critics who say its devices were at fault

Nissan hiring 300 to develop common connected car technology

The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of possible defects or cyberattacks

Samsung aims to entice Note 7 owners, and iPhone…

A new upgrade program from Samsung attempts to retain customers. Meanwhile, a software update brings a much-touted feature to Apple's bigger phone.

Better Late Than Never? US Banks Are Trying To…

America's largest banks will launch their own mobile payment app next year to compete with popular existing apps like Venmo.

Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for…

A new report finds that violent gunmen still exert control over pick-and-shovel miners in the eastern Congo, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the region in their products

Washington's version of Silicon Valley startup…

A new inspector general report says the Obama administration's "18F" project to create its own version of a Silicon Valley high-tech startup is foundering

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Blurring effect comes to iPhone 7 Plus with…

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability _ the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people in the foreground

Anki Overdrive X52 Supertruck blasts opponents…

One of the newest Supertruck vehicles in the Anki Overdrive racing set can attack other cars in a new Takeover game mode that is controlled using either a smartphone or tablet. CNET's Joseph Kaminski and his son Jordan battle each other while testing out the toy car set.

A Power Grid Cyberattack Isn't Just An Idea In…

The most common cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure target the power grid. Officials say eventually one will get through.

Google adds digital whiteboard to expanding…

Google has designed giant touch-screen canvas for companies trying to make it easier for their employees to brainstorm as they work on team projects and other assignments

SpaceX's Elon Musk elaborates on plan to colonize…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars

With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full…

With thousands of stolen emails released, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is testing a hypothesis he first outlined nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is as good as gone

If you have a Note 7 phone, return it right away.

A merged AT&T-Time Warner may not do consumers…

AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion deal will lead to innovative new experiences for customers

Apple's all about the MacBook on October 27

CNET's Shara Tibken gives us the inside scoop on what to expect from the new MacBook ahead of the October 27 event, and what Apple's quarterly earnings report may say about iPhone sales.

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Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

SpaceX develops huge fuel tank, Galaxy S8 delayed

Today's big tech news includes SpaceX testing a huge fuel tank to go to Mars, the development of the Samsung Galaxy S8 slows due to the Note 7 battery and Panasonic unveils its kitchen of the future.

Denon's AVR-S920W offers blockbuster sound and…

The Denon AVR-S920W is a Dolby Atmos receiver which offers plenty of inputs and excellent sound quality.

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