The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.
Michael Masnick, CEO of Techdirt, discusses how his event produces dialogue between Silicon Valley start-ups. Also, check out one of the demos from Jumpcut, an online video-remix and production suite.
'2006 FIFA World Cup' can faithfully re-create the world's most popular sporting event or let you start your own virtual tourney with any one of dozens of national teams.
ZoneAlarm update helps prevent and fight ID theft online and off. Also, browser flaw can expose user data, Microsoft patch deluge coming. Join Joris Evers and Robert Vamosi for this week's Security Bites.
On June 7, Intel Research opened the doors of its headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. The company showed off projects such as finding ways for wireless signals to reach their targets in crowded environments or reducing the power consumption of notebook PCs.
ZoneAlarm update helps prevent and fight ID theft online and off. Also, browser flaw can expose user data, Microsoft patch deluge coming.
Hear from folks attending the Sex in Videogames conference--a meeting of game developers and marketers who aim to create adult entertainment for the next generation. Also check out some game play from the upcoming 'Virtual Hottie 2,' a game that simulates--well, you know.
Some design quirks aside, the Motorola Slvr L2 cell phone is an appealing low-end addition to the Slvr family. CNET's Kent German takes a look.
In anticipation for Vloggercon, a video-blogging conference in San Francisco, here are two clips from <a href='http://www.geekentertainment.tv/'>Geek Entertainment TV</a> and <a href='http://nealey.blogspot.com/'>Mom's Brag Vlog</a> to give you a taste of what it's all about.
This Sunday morning, our clocks spring forward one hour to mark the beginning of daylight saving time. While it might be nice for some to have more light at the end of the day, it can be tough for bodies to adjust to darker mornings. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some ways technology can help ease the transition.
The Rocketboom video blog is on hiatus and hopes to relaunch on July 10 with a new presenter. While Amanda Congdon says on her Amanda UnBoomed blog that she was forced to leave the partnership, of which she owned a 49 percent stake, and is currently living in Connecticut, Rocketboom claims that she has left to pursue an acting career. CNET interviewed Congdon at San Francisco's Vloggercon in June. She hinted then that she was drawn to acting.
In 'While You Were Waiting,' Andrew Quinn and Gary McKeown create\r\nas many arms, legs and bodies as they need for themselves to create\r\nquick, improvisational beats, all in the name of killin' some time.\r\nPresented by Pocket Shorts UK and featured in the 2006 San Francisco\r\nInternational Film Festival.
Stephen Voltz, co-producer of 'The Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments', talks with CNET News.com's Michelle Meyers about how he and a friend created and choreographed a version of Las Vegas' Bellagio Fountains with only 101 2-liter bottles of Diet Coke and 523 Mentos.
Through modern rotoscoping technology, filmmaker Matthew Austin\r\ngives us four quick and poignant moments animated with vibrant color and\r\ncinematic elegance. Presented by Pocket Shorts UK and featured in the\r\n2006 San Francisco International Film Festival.
Lose your hotel key card? Did it accidentally get demagnetized? Well, there's a new, high-tech way to get into your room: mobile keys that let guests unlock their doors with their cell phones. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
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