Chinese firm issues US recall after massive cyberattack

A Chinese electronics maker has issued a recall for millions of products sold in the U.S. following a devastating cyberattack, but is pushing back against criticism that its devices played a role in the massive disruption

Man accused in hospital computer hack wages…

A man who acknowledges launching a computer network attack against Boston Children's Hospital is unapologetic and now waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial

5 things to consider before building a DIY Alexa…

If you have an unused Raspberry Pi lying around, you can put it to good use by turning it into a DIY Alexa speaker. But there are some things you should know before you do.

Samsung's exploding phone problem gets bigger

Cheryl Casone reports

Better Late Than Never? US Banks Are Trying To…

America's largest banks will launch their own mobile payment app next year to compete with popular existing apps like Venmo.

Justin Timberlake's ballot selfie highlights…

Now even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal

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Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for…

A new report finds that violent gunmen still exert control over pick-and-shovel miners in the eastern Congo, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the region in their products

Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

Apple's new earnings report shows the tech company sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier

Basic Alexa tips and tricks

Whether you want to order items or search for songs by speaking the lyrics, these tips can help you get more comfortable with your Amazon Echo, Dot or Tap.

'Rock Band Rivals' pits you and friends against…

Fox Gamer: Harmonix's Matt Derby on the new 'Rock Band 4' expansion pack 'Rock Band Rivals' which introduces two new game modes

Google Fiber halts expansion plans as chief steps down

Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks

A Washington ritual: Reading John Podesta's…

Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington

Google adds digital whiteboard to expanding…

Google has designed giant touch-screen canvas for companies trying to make it easier for their employees to brainstorm as they work on team projects and other assignments

The Xiaomi Mi Mix phone is almost all screen

Xiaomi's new 6.4-inch screen phone dazzles with barely any bezels in a body the size of the 5.5 inch iPhone Plus.

How hackers turned ordinary devices into…

Cybersecurity analyst Morgan Wright explains

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AT&T says new streaming service will cost $35 a month

AT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month

Nissan hiring 300 to develop common connected car technology

The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of possible defects or cyberattacks

Washington's version of Silicon Valley startup…

A new inspector general report says the Obama administration's "18F" project to create its own version of a Silicon Valley high-tech startup is foundering

Samsung aims to entice Note 7 owners, and iPhone…

A new upgrade program from Samsung attempts to retain customers. Meanwhile, a software update brings a much-touted feature to Apple's bigger phone.

'Smart' home devices used in massive US…

Cybersecurity expert provides safety advice

Blurring effect comes to iPhone 7 Plus with…

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability _ the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people in the foreground

SpaceX's Elon Musk elaborates on plan to colonize…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars

With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full…

With thousands of stolen emails released, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is testing a hypothesis he first outlined nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders

Anki Overdrive X52 Supertruck blasts opponents…

One of the newest Supertruck vehicles in the Anki Overdrive racing set can attack other cars in a new Takeover game mode that is controlled using either a smartphone or tablet. CNET's Joseph Kaminski and his son Jordan battle each other while testing out the toy car set.

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A merged AT&T-Time Warner may not do consumers…

AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion deal will lead to innovative new experiences for customers

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is as good as gone

If you have a Note 7 phone, return it right away.

Apple's all about the MacBook on October 27

CNET's Shara Tibken gives us the inside scoop on what to expect from the new MacBook ahead of the October 27 event, and what Apple's quarterly earnings report may say about iPhone sales.