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US shutdown: Government services closed as working week begins
Many federal services will not open on Monday as politicians struggle to agree on a new budget.
22 January 2018, 1:31am

UK Army chief warns of Russian threat
The warning comes amid speculation of potential defence cuts in government.
22 January 2018, 1:45am

Amazon opens no-checkout supermarket
Amazon opens its first grocery store without cashiers to shoppers in Seattle on Monday.
21 January 2018, 4:43pm

US Women's March: What women want
Las Vegas rally marks first anniversary of Women's March against Trump.
21 January 2018, 9:20pm

India woman fights family over 'low caste' husband's murder
Kausalya testified against her parents for murder and is fighting to stop all caste discrimination.
21 January 2018, 6:24pm

French prison guards in nationwide strike after attacks
Unions vow a "total blockade" of institutions following a series of attacks against guards.
22 January 2018, 1:41am

ABC News: Money

'We want to help America,' Apple CEO Tim Cook says of moving foreign money back to US
The company said it plans to create 20,000 new jobs as well.
18 January 2018, 10:02am

American Express posts $1.2 billion loss due to new tax law
Credit card company American Express posts $1.2 billion loss in the fourth quarter, as the company booked large one-time charges related to the new tax law
18 January 2018, 5:35pm

Global stocks slip as investors digest US bank earnings
Global stock markets are mostly down as investors digest big losses at major U.S. banks, while bitcoin also dropped amid fears of greater regulation
17 January 2018, 7:25am

Senate committee approves nomination of Powell for Fed chair
Senate Banking Committee approves nomination of Jerome Powell as Fed chairman for second time
17 January 2018, 11:13am

This Week: Home sales, Caterpillar results, 4Q GDP
This Week: Home sales, Caterpillar results, 4Q GDP
22 January 2018, 12:02am

US stocks close higher as market sets latest record high
Investors shrugged off the potential for a federal government shutdown Friday, driving U.S. stocks higher and reaching new milestones for several of the indexes
19 January 2018, 4:13pm Latest Articles

Venmo's clear focus and strong execution make it our top pick for mobile-payment systems.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

DJI Mavic Pro Platinum
The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum is the best small drone you can buy, but some pilots may be turned off by DJI's no-fly zone enforcement and frequent firmware updates.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Mouse and Powerplay Charging Mat
The Logitech G903 Lightspeed wireless gaming mouse is a remarkably light and reliable peripheral, and when you add the Powerplay Charging Mat, you get virtually limitless battery life. All of this comes at premium price, however.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

Pardot is one of the best marketing automation tools because it packs a breadth of wonderful features into a system even a novice marketer can use. Just beware its high price tag.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

HubSpot is one of the kings of marketing automation. As it ventures deeper into CRM and sales, it aims to become a one-stop-shop for all your customer outreach.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

Small businesses looking to get started with email marketing software should definitely give MailChimp a chance.
31 December 1969, 6:00pm

CNET Reviews - Most Recent Reviews

Logitech Circle 2 review - CNET
Logitech's Circle 2 wired indoor/outdoor security camera has what it takes to keep watch in and around your home.
21 January 2018, 7:00am

Bonavita Metropolitan 8-Cup brewer review - CNET
Bonavita's Metropolitan brews delicious drip coffee for just $100.
21 January 2018, 4:07pm

Q Acoustics M2 review - CNET
The Q Acoustics M2 is a decent sound base that offers vocal clarity -- but not enough oomph.
19 January 2018, 4:29pm

Apple MacBook Air review - CNET
When the Apple MacBook Air was introduced ten years ago, it was different than anything we'd seen before.
19 January 2018, 3:04pm

Hestan Cue Cooktop Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET
The induction cooktop connects to the company's Bluetooth-enabled cookware and iOS/Android app to guide you through recipes.
17 January 2018, 12:39pm

JBL Xtreme 2 Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET
JBL's second-generation jumbo portable Bluetooth speaker has upgraded drivers and a fully waterproof design. It ships this spring.
16 January 2018, 5:07pm

Interesting Thing of the Day

Spoonerisms / Sixing up mounds
An professor at Oxford University around the beginning of the 20th century is remembered not for his keen intellect but for his frequent verbal blunders.
19 January 2018, 2:00am

Origin of the Trophy Cup / Handing it to the winner
Winners of sporting events and other competitions often receive a trophy in the shape of a cup. But why a cup? What does that have to do with victory? It may have more to do with an early Methodist ritual.
17 January 2018, 2:00am

Cleopatra's Wager / The most expensive meal in history
That fancy restaurant downtown may cost an arm and a leg, but Cleopatra once consumed a meal worth as much as several countries, just to win a bet.
15 January 2018, 2:00am

The Invention of the Wheel / The best thing until sliced bread
The wheel, as everyone knows, was invented thousands of years ago to make it easier to move heavy things. But everyone may be wrong: it turns out the wheel may have been invented for much different reasons.
12 January 2018, 2:00am

The Passglas / Precision measure for drinking games
A few centuries ago in parts of Europe, a tall, graduated goblet was used for drinking games that tested one's ability to imbibe with great precision.
10 January 2018, 2:00am

Wine Color Taste Tests / Questioning common sense(s)
Even experts sometimes mistake red wines for white and white for red in blind taste tests when both wines are served at the same temperature. Is our perception of taste linked to color?
8 January 2018, 2:00am

NYT > Technology

Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News
Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.
19 January 2018, 5:54pm

A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.
With 218 places missing the cut for Amazon’s second headquarters, cities like Ottawa and Tucson were left to absorb the same result as “the longest of long shots.”
19 January 2018, 4:39pm

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters
The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.
18 January 2018, 6:21pm

Executive Behind Facebook’s China Charm Campaign Is Out
Facebook’s lead liaison with Beijing has left the company without getting the social network access to China’s huge internet market.
19 January 2018, 11:05pm

There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite
Creating a single token requires as much electricity as two years’ worth of consumption by an average American home. Some enthusiasts believe that’s a problem.
21 January 2018, 4:32pm

Advertising: As Facebook Changes Its Feed, Advertisers See Video Ambitions
The changes the social network recently made to its news feed has some advertisers thinking there will be opportunities for growth in video.
21 January 2018, 10:16pm