[View RSS]

Technology ::

An outdoor screening during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. When the 13th annual New York festival debuts Wednesday night, it will present not just 80-plus feature films, but an "Innovation Week" that seems designed to capture some of the tech energy of SXSW.

At Tribeca, Movies are Only Part of the Story

PERSONAL TECH | By Jake Coyle | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
The 13th annual New York festival, which debuts Wednesday night, will present not just 80-plus feature films, but also an "Innovation Week" that seems designed to capture some of the tech energy of South by Southwest.

Actor Johnny Depp, right, and director Walter Pfister during the "Transcendence" film press junket at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles.

Pfister, Depp Reunite for Sci-Fi ’Transcendence’

SCIENCE | By Jessica Herndon | Apr 16
For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan’s cinematic visions to life. Now, he’s the one calling the shots. His directorial debut, the new sci-fi mystery "Transcendence," has many elements of a Nolan blockbu

Lorraine Rorke Bader arranges fresh flowers in a room at her home before an overnight guest arrives in San Francisco.

San Francisco Considers Ending Rental Ban

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 16
Legislation set to be unveiled in San Francisco would make it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.

Airbnb CEO on How Travel is Changing

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 16
Airbnb is quickly becoming one of the world’s largest hospitality brands, but it doesn’t own a single hotel. The website connects people who want to rent out a room or house, with travelers who need a place to stay.

Fire TV Enters the Set-Top Box Arena

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 16
To find out which set-top box is right for you, Chenda Ngak compares the biggest competitors on the streaming video market: Roku 3, Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.

Dutch Arrest Girl Whose Tweet Threatened Airline

Apr 15
Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.

MoneyWatch :: Americans are Opening Their Wallets

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 15
As the long, hard winter fades, retail spending is perking up. Plus, Citigroup beats expectations and Amazon may enter smartphone business in today’s MoneyWatch report.

Netflix Customers Targeted in Phishing Scam

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 15
The Better Business Bureau is warning Netflix customers about a scam. Con artists claiming they work for the video streaming service are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. Jericka Duncan reports.

Netflix’s Comcast Deal Improves Quality of Video

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 15
Netflix’s videos are streaming through Comcast’s Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

Flight 370: Robotic Submarine to Begin Underwater Search

SCIENCE | Apr 14
Officials are launching a robotic submarine to search the floor of the Indian Ocean for Flight 370. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane reports on the use of the robotic submarine.

Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 14
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.