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The 2015 Nexus phone launch: Android Central editor roundtable

As we cruise toward one of our favorite times of year, where we see the final release of a new version of Android and some fancy hardware to …

Duke University: Student takes responsibility for noose found hanging on campus

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Duke student has admitted to hanging a noose made of rope from a tree near a student union, university officials said Thursday.<p>The prestigious private school didn't identify the student, citing federal privacy laws. In a news release, it said the student was no longer on campus and will …

A dash of spice: Emotional intimacy leads to better sex

Ginger Manley has talked about sex. A lot.<p>For nearly 40 years, Manley has worked as a sex therapist, gravitating toward the practice in the 1970s after working as a nurse practitioner. As part of her routine interviewing new patients with chronic illnesses, she would ask them about their ability to …

What 30 years of 'The Cosby Show' taught us

We first met Cliff Huxtable and family when NBC's <i>The Cosby Show</i> premiered on Sept. 20, 1984, and became a huge hit.<p>As we look back now, 30 years later, we can see the legacy left from the series, the messages and its beloved star, Bill Cosby.<p>Here's what <i>The New York Times</i> wrote in its review of the …

30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.<p>These days, the word <i>drone</i> is used to refer to just about any kind of remote-controlled, …

Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible.<p>You'd probably like a device that helps you see much more of it.<p>Scientists working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear …

Searching for the answer: Can the world stop Ebola?

As I stood in the sweltering heat outside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta earlier this week, President Barack Obama whispered in my ear.<p>Okay, he didn't exactly whisper, and his words were intended not just for me. In one of the most significant addresses of his presidency, …

Deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus: What you need to know

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.<p>The outbreak began with just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. Since then, that number has grown to 909 confirmed cases and another 414 probable …

The best password managers for 2018

Welcome to CNET's 2018 directory of password managers. This is our one-stop home for the overview of the best password managers, which can be used to tame the chaos of all those accounts and passwords.<p>And -- let's be honest with each other -- "chaos" is an accurate description. The use of user IDs …

Information Systems

Commentary: Envisioning a brave new world of e-commerce

NEW YORK -- With all the exciting advancements in consumer technology, why is it that innovation in e-commerce is stagnant?<p>The status quo of the digital shopping experience has not changed since the dawn of the Internet. Today's consumer experience still consists of a two-dimensional, unimaginative …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

Richard Corliss | Money

Richard Corliss joined TIME in 1980 as a movie critic, a position he held until his death in 2015. Before TIME, he wrote for <i>National Review</i>, <i>New Times</i>, <i>Maclean’s of Canada</i> and <i>SoHo Weekly News</i>. He was also editor for <i>Film Comment</i> from 1970 to 1990. Corliss was the author of the books <i>Talking Pictures</i>, a …