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Keanu Reeves' latest production: line of $78,000 motorcycles

Sporting a beard and wearing brown leather boots and jacket,<p>Keanu Reevessummed up the new motorcycle he's selling in a single word: "Awesome."<p>The $78,000 KRGT-1, years in the making, is a "custom motorcycle you can really ride," the actor said.<p>Reeves conceived and designed the bike in partnership …

Motorcycles

Sony Xperia Z3: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy One

As part of an ongoing buying guide for confused shoppers this holiday season, I’ll be summing the best of the latest handsets. Knowing which handset to buy this year means selecting from a number of excellent devices, this is what this guide is for – you can read Tuesday’s Galaxy Note 4 guide here. …

Forget Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, the humble flip phone is back

It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US Open, as was Rihanna in recent months.<p>Iggy Pop has gone on record as saying he owns a flip phone. And it’s not just …

How did Orion withstand temperatures twice the melting point of steel?

In Florida, at the Kennedy Space Center, Molly White is cheering with her sister. Today the two space enthusiasts watched gleefully as the Orion spacecraft rocketed away from Cape Canaveral, circled Earth twice, and splashed down off the coast of Baja California in the Pacific Ocean at 10:29AM …

£50 MIPS is a micro-computer running Android and Linux

Rapberri Pis are all the rage these days, but now there's a new kid on the micro-computing block.<p>Unveiled by British chip design company Imagination …

Burn

Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint is complete

Finally, the saga is over. All but a formality once the FCC approved, Softbank has merged with Sprint, and will own about 78 percent of shares in the new Sprint Corporation, while current Sprint equity holders will own about 22 percent. Initially announced last fall, things were suddenly …

LG unveils world's thinnest Full HD LCD smartphone panel

Measuring 5.2 inches long and only 0.08 inch thick, new display panels being developed by LG could prompt the move toward slimmer and lighter mobile devices.<p>As companies search for ways to make mobile devices ever-sleeker and lighter, LG Display announced Wednesday that it is coming out with what …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch this: T-Mobile CEO John Legere unleashed, part two

Dolls, trash talk, and a tease of "Uncarrier 3.0"<p>T-Mobile's then-newly-minted CEO John Legere made sure the March "uncarrier" press conference was one for the history books — and one that was definitely not PG. The company today announced its so-called "boldest moves yet" — a plan allowing two …

Are 41 Million Reasons Enough to Make Smartphone Buyers Choose Nokia?

There isn’t that much mystery around the type of product Nokia is launching on Thursday.<p>The company has all but said it is combining a flagship …

Windows Phone

Solar Impulse soars over Atlantic on last leg of historic flight

As the solar-powered plane nears the end of its coast-to-coast U.S. journey, pilot André Borschberg speaks with CNET about the view from 8,000 feet up.<p>Solar Impulse pilot André Borschberg had more than 12 hours of solo flying in the cramped cockpit of a solar-powered airplane left, but he …

Solar Impulse

SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)

We've been watching as the SpaceX Grasshopper's leap has grown higher and higher with each successive launch (and landing!), and the rocket's flights never fail to impress. The reusable spacecraft's latest test is no exception: this time, the 'hopper sailed past its previous 840 feet record, …

Microsoft Finally Offers To Pay Hackers For Security Bugs With $100,000 Bounty

For years, Microsoft has refused to offer financial rewards to researchers who tell the company about security flaws in its software, even as Google and Facebook have ratcheted up their so-called “bug bounty” programs. Now the software giant has suddenly changed its mind–and it’s even offering even …

Apple TV Finally Gets HBO GO And WatchESPN, iTunes Shoppers Now Buying 800K TV Shows Per Day

Apple has added two major new content sources to Apple TV today, via HBO GO and WatchESPN integration. The new streaming services adds a considerable selection of content to the company’s streaming content device, bringing the HBO GO library to the platform, which offers HBO’s entire content …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Google Teams With Starbucks To Offer Unlimited Music Via Google Play

<b>UPDATE:</b> We’ve heard back from Google today and it tells us that it is just a media buy, not a partnership, touting its $7.99 promo rate for Google Play Music. Unfortunately we read a bit more into the story than what there appeared to be. Google is not paying for the WiFi in any of Starbuck’s …

Major Shareholder Third Point Ups Sony Stake by 9.4%

Sony’s major shareholder Third Point LLC has increased its stake in the Japanese company by 9.4 percent, as it seeks to push ahead on talks for a proposed spin-off of Sony’s movie and music businesses.<p>According to a report by Bloomberg, citing a June 17 letter from Third Point to Sony CEO Kazuo …

Smart window startup View raises another $60M led by Corning

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Following the start of commercial production (and a name change) late last year, smart window maker View announced on Tuesday …

Chinese Supercomputer Is Now The World's Fastest - By A Lot

Every six months, the Top500 organization reveals its list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. And for the past few lists, there’s been a lot of movement. In June 2011, it was Japan’s “K” supercomputer. In June 2012, it was IBM‘s Sequoia. In November 2012, Cray took the lead with its Titan …