About CNET

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far CNET has created 183 blog entries.

Biden Signs CHIPS Act Into Law – Will Help Detroit Automakers Sell More Vehicles

WASHINGTON DC - President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act into law Tuesday morning, sending $52.7 billion to processor manufacturers over the next five years in an effort to help the United States reclaim its semiconductor industry prowess. It also will help move to customers Detroit-made vehicles on storage lots missing microprocessors. The legislation has already

By |2022-08-09T14:35:09-04:00August 9th, 2022|Auto Tech, Politics, Politics/Government|

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 Need to Make These Changes

SAN FRANCISCO - Foldable phones have come a long way since Samsung's original Galaxy Z Fold debuted in 2019. Last year's $1,800 Galaxy Z Fold 3 and $1,000 Galaxy Z Flip 3 are the most polished versions of the company's foldable devices yet, with improvements to their software and cover screens. But there's a lot that Samsung could do

By |2022-08-02T16:21:15-04:00August 2nd, 2022|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Apple Opens Digital Driver’s License and State ID Program, Starting With Arizona

CUPERTINO, Ca. - Apple on Wednesday inched a step closer to replacing real-world wallets with the one on its iPhone, opening up its digital driver's license and state ID program in Arizona. The initiative, built into Apple's iOS 15 software that powers modern iPhones, was announced last summer and will expand to Colorado, Hawaii, Mississippi, Ohio and Puerto

By |2022-03-23T22:09:16-04:00March 23rd, 2022|New Products / Contracts|

Honeywell Quantum Solutions, Cambridge Quantum Merge Creating Quantum Computing Heavyweight

MINNEAPOLIS - Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Cambridge Quantum, two big companies in the nascent but potentially revolutionary quantum computing technology, completed merger plans to become a new company called Quantinuum on Tuesday. The new 400-employee company is a bigger competitor to tech giants like Google, IBM, Intel and Microsoft that also hope to cash in on quantum

By |2021-11-30T16:39:11-05:00November 30th, 2021|Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, IoT|

Don’t Fall For These Clever Black Friday Scams This Year

SAN FRANCISCO - The day after Thanksgiving is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and despite a worldwide pandemic, shoppers spent a record $9 billion on Black Friday back in 2020, an increase of 21.6 percent over the previous year, according to Adobe Analytics. And with all that money flowing from one wallet

By |2021-11-21T13:23:57-05:00November 12th, 2021|Cyber Defense, Featured|

Young Climate Activists Ask Former President Obama At COP26 To Show Them The Money

GLASGOW, Scotland - The red carpet was rolled out for former US President Barack Obama on Monday at COP26. Obama arrived at the UN climate summit taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, and delivered a speech about "what young people in particular can do to help." But youth climate activists, many of whom have been at the summit for

By |2021-11-09T16:07:13-05:00November 9th, 2021|Clean Update, Climate Change|

Sucking Carbon Out Of Air To Reverse Emissions. Will It Work?

SAN FRANCISCO - As world leaders, activists and academics meet in Glasgow for COP26, the UN's premier climate summit, CNET Science has been examining some of the technological advances being developed to help tackle the climate crisis. While technology might help us adapt or mitigate the effects of climate change, alone it's not a solution to the problem.

By |2021-11-08T16:58:46-05:00November 8th, 2021|Science|

Windows 10 Settings To Disable Immediately If You Care About Privacy

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system started rolling out to eligible devices Oct. 5. The new operating system's gradual rollout means not everyone will get the upgrade right away. Some people will be using Microsoft's older OS until mid-2022, while others debating if upgrading to Windows 11 is worth it, may keep Windows 10 until support ends

By |2021-11-08T12:54:05-05:00November 8th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Facebook Renames Itself Meta Amid Controversy Sparked By Whistle Blowers

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook said Thursday it's rebranding itself as Meta to reflect the company's focus on building the metaverse, a virtual world where people work, play, learn and connect with their friends and family. Meta will be a new corporate brand that will preside over Facebook and its services including photo app Instagram, messaging app WhatsApp and its virtual and augmented reality

By |2021-10-28T17:00:51-04:00October 28th, 2021|IoT|

Biden’s FCC Nominees, If Confirmed, Could Return To Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON DC - President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Jessica Rosenworcel, the acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission, to be the head of the agency. If she's confirmed by the Senate, she'll be the first woman to fill that role. Biden also nominated Gigi Sohn, a net neutrality advocate and a former FCC official,

By |2021-10-26T16:15:21-04:00October 26th, 2021|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|