Superhero trailers touch down at Super Bowl 50

Enlarge Image Marvel/Screenshot by Nic Healey/CNET For some people, it’s the game that counts. For others, it’s the half-time show. But as any good film nerd knows, the Super Bowl is all about movie trailers. This year offered tantalising tastes from…well, pretty much nothing but sequels, superhero films and, most importantly, sequels to superhero films. […]

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Beyonce might be the black Bill Gates one day (so her new song says)

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. That Gatesian confidence. Beyonce/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET It was all very well when Kanye West insisted he was the next Steve Jobs — or even that he was already there. But who wants to be Bill Gates? I’ll tell […]

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Beyonce might be the black Bill Gates one day (so her new song says)

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. That Gatesian confidence. Beyonce/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET It was all very well when Kanye West insisted he was the next Steve Jobs — or even that he was already there. But who wants to be Bill Gates? I’ll tell […]

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Google said to be prepping new VR headset — without the cardboard

New smartphone-based headset will sport improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing, according to the Financial Times. From: http://cnet.com.feedsportal.com/c/34938/f/645093/s/4d6d3b89/sc/15/l/0L0Scnet0N0Cnews0Cgoogle0Esaid0Eto0Ebe0Eprepping0Enew0Evr0Eheadset0Ewithout0Ethe0Ecardboard0C0Tftag0FCAD590Aa51e/story01.htm

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Oregon Trail game co-inventor talks pioneer survival and life lessons

Enlarge Image Are you tough enough to survive blizzards, disease and snake bites in The Oregon Trail game? Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET Any folks stuck in school in the ’80s when they’d rather have been at the video arcade have fond memories of the educational DOS game The Oregon Trail. It let kids play […]

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Twitter clips wings on terror tweets

Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups. From: http://cnet.com.feedsportal.com/c/34938/f/645093/s/4d662568/sc/11/l/0L0Scnet0N0Cnews0Ctwitter0Eclips0Ewings0Eon0Eterror0Etweets0C0Tftag0FCAD590Aa51e/story01.htm

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Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling ‘vindication’

Enlarge Image Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London’s Ecuadorian embassy in 2012. Iwona Abessolo/Flickr Vision/Getty More than 1,300 days into his controversial residency at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Julian Assange said that a new United Nations ruling “brought a smile to my face.” Friday’s ruling that Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” would seem to […]

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Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling ‘vindication’

Enlarge Image Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London’s Ecuadorian embassy in 2012. Iwona Abessolo/Flickr Vision/Getty More than 1,300 days into his controversial residency at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Julian Assange said that a new United Nations ruling “brought a smile to my face.” Friday’s ruling that Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” would seem to […]

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Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling ‘vindication’

Enlarge Image Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London’s Ecuadorian embassy in 2012. Iwona Abessolo/Flickr Vision/Getty More than 1,300 days into his controversial residency at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Julian Assange said that a new United Nations ruling “brought a smile to my face.” Friday’s ruling that Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” would seem to […]

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Museum’s 155-year-old mouse trap catches a fresh rodent

Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn’t ready to resign itself to history just yet. From: http://cnet.com.feedsportal.com/c/34938/f/645093/s/4d5eccc7/sc/13/l/0L0Scnet0N0Cnews0Cmuseums0E1550Eyear0Eold0Emouse0Etrap0Ecatches0Ea0Efresh0Erodent0C0Tftag0FCAD590Aa51e/story01.htm

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