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The incredible rise and fall of Tesco

The company announced losses of £6.4 billion for 2014-15, its worst set of results in 100 years of trading and the first posting since CEO Dave Lewis took the reigns last July.<p>Lewis has been struggling to reform the company after revealing last September that it overstated profits by £250 million …

Meet the 2016 Volvo XC90, then watch it roll over

Volvo's new SUV is handsome and significant, but can it take a beating?<p>Volvo has pulled the wraps off the 2016 XC90, undoubtedly a very important SUV for the brand and for well-to-do active families everywhere. No doubt it'll sell like gangbusters, at least for a couple years—and it's undeniably …

Watch teen's manic selfie session as filmed by dad

In the museums of the future, they will display everything that made us what we are.<p>It is incontestable, therefore, that a video posted to YouTube by RumbleViral will take pride of place.<p>For here we have what appears to be a girl of teen years performing for the camera. Well, the camera for which …

Engadget laptop buyer's guide: winter 2014 edition

CES has been over for a month now, which means it's high time we update all our buyer's guides with some of the new stuff that was just announced. In the coming weeks, we'll have fresh tablet and phone picks, but today, we're all about the laptops. Whether you're in the market for an Ultrabook, …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Hoops Announcer Loses It As Sacramento Player Sinks 75-Foot Buzzer Beater

We're not sure what's better: Sacramento State's Dylan Garrity sinking a near-impossible 75-foot shot with 0.9 seconds left to win the game... or the announcer going nuts as it happens while most of the crowd piles onto the court.<p>Watch here - the action starts at 1:06 - and decide for …

10 most watched videos of 2013

Before we head into the new year, let's take a moment to look back at some of the most epic videos of 2013. This list represents the top non-product-reviewed videos most watched by you, our CNET viewers!<p>Though it never did come to fruition in 2013, Apple's iWatch still managed to stir up quite the …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

The 5 best supplements for men

It’s a familiar feeling for lots of fit guys: Walk into any supplement store, and you’re faced with an overwhelming barrage of pills, canisters, …

Audi RS7 review

CCTV of Washington navy yard shooter released by FBI - video

The FBI has released video showing Aaron Alexis at the Washington navy yard where he went on a killing spree. Employees can be seen in the distance as the 34-year-old stalks the corridors with a shotgun. The ex-navy reservist and IT contractor, who killed 12 people in the attack, died in a shootout …

10 of the Most Shocking and Embarrassing Misses in Football History

Professional footballers are paid an obscene amount of money to do one thing: Ensure that the ball ends up in the opposition net more times than it does their own one. This task is made even easier when the oppisition defence gifts a striker an open goal. Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie both …

2014 Jeep Cherokee 2.4L

You're gonna need to pack differently.<p>Inasmuch as the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is all-new, you’d be excused if you didn’t quite know how to pack for your first road trip in one. Tip: You might want to sneak something along the lines of a pair of Salvatore Ferragamo slip-on driving shoes into your travel …

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Is cruise control dangerous?

Drivers who use cruise control and speed-limiting devices know they can provide real benefits, particularly driver comfort and compliance with speed limits.<p>But a new study (PDF) suggests a downside to these aids. Drivers have less control overtaking other vehicles and managing the direction of …

Miley Cyrus's twerking? It's just not working

Former Hannah Montana sweetheart Miley Cyrus's gyrating bikini-clad performance at last night's MTV VMA awards left watching celebrities open-mouthed and set Twitter ablaze.<p>Cyrus, the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus, the wholesome country and western singer with the "Achy Breaky Heart", has been …

Move Over, Rihanna. Meet PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star.

You probably haven’t heard of PewDiePie. But your kids probably have.<p>The 23-year-old YouTube star is a “gamecaster,” which means he makes videos of …

Top Best 11 Gadgets For Home Controlled by Smartphone

Today’s smartphones let you do all sorts of ingenious things and the phone function is the least interesting one. You can do your shopping from your …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Improve sound quality on your Android

Attention audiophiles: there's a more satisfying way to improve music EQ than using what's stocked on your Android device. Check out this app and enhance your listening experience!

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

The Hottest New Cars For 2014

With the debilitating effects of the economic crisis firmly in the nation’s rearview mirror and new-car sales firing on all cylinders, the 2014 model year is serving up an engaging array of new and fully redesigned models, ranging from family sedans and plush luxury cars to hot sport coupes and …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

Best portable mini Bluetooth speakers

They're small. They're portable. And they're breeding. Yes, the mini wireless Bluetooth speaker has come of age, and it seems as if every week we see a new model hit the market.<p>They come in all shapes and styles and some are more rugged than others. But all of them stream audio from your …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

It's here: Your complete guide to the Galaxy S4

With so many features and extras packed into the Galaxy S4, where do you begin? With CNET's e-book guide, of course. Starting today, "Mastering the Galaxy S4" is available in Amazon's Kindle store for $3.99.<p>New to Android? We've got you. Google maven? You'll find plenty of hidden tips here, too. …

Has Samsung gone too niche with its new GS4 smartphones?

Samsung has expanded its Galaxy S4 family of products to appeal to niche markets, but consumers will likely find trade-offs in certain specifications and functionality in these devices.<p>The company has been touting the expanded family of Galaxy S smartphones for a couple of months now. But earlier …