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Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might be able to save that money by re-purposing an Android …

Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products

Google's most powerful product chief just got more powerful.<p>Sundar Pichai, a well-respected executive who oversees some of the company's most important businesses, has been elevated to take on even more of Google's core products, the company confirmed to CNET.<p>Pichai already runs Android, the most …

Women In Tech: 10 Steps To Ensure Your Career And Salary Growth

There are 10 important steps women can take to ensure they succeed and develop their career, according to JJ DiGeronimo, a successful entrepreneur who advises many women on their growth in business.<p>The advice, for women in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries, is issued …

Darknets: Murky recesses of the hidden web

The Brazilian police investigation that cracked a high-tech child porn ring earlier this month has shone a spotlight on the darker recesses of the web, an area which still poses massive technology challenges to law enforcement.<p>The ring was buried deep inside a “darknet” – private networks built …

Amazon Quietly Launches A Functional App Store Within Its Main Android Application

Until recently, if you wanted to install an application from Amazon’s own Appstore onto your Android device, you would have to install the Amazon Appstore app separately. And this is a bit of a hassle, since you can’t exactly just download the app from Google Play. But last month, Amazon quietly …

Report: Apple to merge Beats Music with iTunes

As digital music downloads within iTunes plunge, Apple is reportedly planning a move involving the recently-acquired Beats Music.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, which cites "a person familiar with the matter," Apple plans on revamping the streaming music service and launching it as part of …

Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products

Google's most powerful product chief just got more powerful.<p>Sundar Pichai, a well-respected executive who oversees some of the company's most important businesses, has been elevated to take on even more of Google's core products, the company confirmed to CNET.<p>Pichai already runs Android, the most …

AT&T is locking down Apple SIM cards in the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

So much for shopping around<p>Just when we think the SIM card may be about to die, here comes AT&T on a self-serving life support mission. <i>MacRumors</i> reports that the Apple SIM card, which is designed to be used by a growing number of carriers around the world, will be locked by AT&T as soon as you sign …

College Football Picks Week 9: Odds and Spread Predictions for Top 25 Teams

A few straight weeks of Top Five showdowns and enticing upsets have college football viewers spoiled entering Week 9, but there's plenty to watch over the weekend despite a lack of the Top 10 affairs we're used to in October.<p>Nevertheless, some of the nation's best teams will welcome tough matchups, …

NFL Week 8 Picks: Rounding Up Top Experts' Predictions

Week 8 in the NFL is undeniably captivating.<p>There's an afternoon game in London, meaning there will be over 12 hours of nearly continuous football on Sunday. We've got five divisional matchups. We've got four games between teams at .500 or better, including one-loss Philadelphia at one-loss …

ESPN College GameDay 2014: Week 9 Schedule, Location, Predictions and More

The Ole Miss Rebels will put their SEC West aspirations to the test once again on the road Saturday, heading to Death Valley for a big-time meeting with the LSU Tigers.<p>Hugh Freeze's third-ranked Rebels have set the SEC on fire this season with an upset over Alabama, and they have since validated …

Sensational Rookie Season from Julius Randle Is What Los Angeles Lakers Need

In the middle of an ongoing rebuilding phase, the Los Angeles Lakers need certain things in order to have any success in a loaded Western Conference. One huge priority will be a sensational rookie season from Julius Randle.<p>The Lakers suffered through their worst record in franchise history last …

Breeders' Cup 2014: Complete Race Schedule and Early Classic Pick

After a thrilling Triple Crown season that included yet another close call with California Chrome coming up just short of glory, the Breeders' Cup offers a more wide-scale opportunity to view races while still catching the big names in action.<p>The action will unfold at Santa Anita Park in California …

10 NBA Players Whose Stocks Are on the Rise Entering 2014-15

Certain NBA player stocks are on the rise.<p>Reconfigure your 401k and IRA portfolios accordingly.<p>Optimism is available in excess this time of year, during the preseason, before regular-season contests have the opportunity to quash the idealistic bubble in which most fans and teams live. But not all …

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Choosing Top Fantasy Football Locks and Flops

For all the folks on Twitter/Facebook/in your group text message with friends who say "no one cares about your fantasy team," that's not necessarily true. People care about other people's fantasy teams if and only if it will then allow them to talk about <i>their own</i> fantasy roster.<p>Case in point: …

NFL Trade Rumors: Examining Latest Pre-Deadline Reports

Tuesday's NFL trade deadline is fast approaching, and we may begin to see some interesting names pop up as rumors continue to swirl around the Web. Although, things have remained relatively quiet since Percy Harvin was dealt to the New York Jets.<p>That just goes to show the hesitance of team owners …

Fantasy Football Week 8: Updated Rankings for Sunday's Action

Believe it or not, most fantasy football leagues will already be halfway done after the weekend.<p>And that's just for the lucky managers who make it to the fantasy championships, which usually occur during Week 16. The chances to chalk up wins before the playoffs are dwindling, and Week 8 presents …

Fantasy Football Week 8 Matchups: Must-Start Players of the Week

Savvy fantasy owners usually start their studs, but a matchup occasionally comes along that's too juicy to ignore.<p>Which fantasy sleepers have the best matchups of Week 8? Who is a must-start against a weak opponent?<p>Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss the …

Breeders' Cup Classic 2014: 5 Horses to Know for This Year's Race

A new year has brought a great new crop of contenders for the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic—of the current group of possible entries, only Moreno has Classic experience.<p>This new group brings with it a lot of excitement, and the race has the ability to decide the three-year-old champion for the current …

NBA Preseason 2014: Schedule and Predictions for Remaining Exhibitions

One more day of preseason basketball—that’s all that stands between NBA fans and the start of the regular season on Tuesday.<p>Friday is the last day of the preseason, with nine games on tap that will feature superstars like Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, James Harden, Chris Paul, LaMarcus Aldridge and …

Fantasy Football Week 8 Rankings: Projections for Players with Matchups We Love

There are a thousand dating sites on the Internet and a thousand other ways that people try to find love. Blind dates and speed dating have been replaced—or at least supplemented—by everything from the usual suspects (OkCupid, Tinder) to the extremely niche (did you know that there is actually a …

Week 8 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Projections for Top 10 Players at Each Position

A handful of fantasy football studs went off on <i>Thursday Night Football</i>. If that's any indication of how Week 8 of the NFL season is going to go for the rest of the game's top stars, then your fantasy team is likely in for a pretty good week.<p>Peyton Manning, Emmanuel Sanders, Philip Rivers and …

How Bernard Hopkins Plans to Have the Mental Edge in Sergey Kovalev Showdown

Bernard Hopkins is an ageless wonder, a real alien if you listen to him tell it, but he understands better than anyone the huge earth-bound task facing him on Nov. 8 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.<p>Hopkins, 49, and already the oldest man to win a world championship on multiple occasions, will place …

10 Biggest Questions Facing Top 25 Teams Heading into Week 9

The second full month of the college football season is nearly over. The home stretch is in sight. Conference games have a little more meaning and playoff implications get a lot stronger.<p>However, there are only two games on Saturday between Top 25 teams: Ole Miss at LSU and USC at Utah. That …

Joe Maddon Rumors: Latest News and Gossip on Manager's Future

<b>Updates from Thursday, Oct. 30</b><p>FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal has the latest on Maddon and the Cubs:<p><b>Updates from Wednesday, Oct. 29</b><p>CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting Joe Maddon will be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs:<p>However, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal has conflicting information:<p>Daryl Van Schouwen …

Marquis Teague Waived by Philadelphia 76ers Following Trade from Brooklyn Nets

Marquis Teague has been cut from the Philadelphia 76ers following his trade from the Brooklyn Nets for Casper Ware and a 2019 second-round draft choice, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.<p><b>Latest Update from Monday, Oct. 27</b><p>Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports updated Marquis Teague's …

NFL Picks Week 8: Complete Score Predictions and Updated Game Lines

The Denver Broncos were the first team to make bettors happy in Week 8. A 14-point victory on <i>Thursday Night Football</i> was enough to beat the San Diego Chargers—and the spread. That was only an appetizer, as there will be plenty more opportunities to get the best of Vegas oddsmakers with 14 more …

Mark Ingram, Travaris Cadet's Updated Fantasy Value Headed into Week 8

The rotation of running backs this season for the New Orleans Saints has been difficult all year. Whether it's due to injuries, struggles of certain backs or simply too many players sharing carries, fantasy owners have been puzzled when deciding who to start.<p>This week, however, the chances for …

Calling True or False on the Hottest January Transfer Rumours

Iker Casillas is nearing the end of his career at Real Madrid, which could mean an opening for Manchester United's David De Gea to be transferred to the La Liga powerhouse.<p>Will Raheem Sterling's next contract be with Liverpool? Can Fernando Torres reconnect with former manager Roberto Di …