Toss a creative challenge at CNET readers and they always step up. Yesterday, we asked for help jazzing up the above picture of Mark Zuckerberg speaking to the media at Facebook's event.
The company announced changes to its News Feed, with Zuckerberg repeatedly using the phrase "personalized newspaper" to describe the direction of the site's core feature. We thought this photo needed a bit of personalization itself, and that's where our readers came in. Zombies and superheroes, anyone? … Read more
If you've ever watched "Entourage," you'll know how Hollywood studios like to control things.
If you've ever watched "Entourage," you'll know how funny it is when they don't.
It is appearing increasingly possible that there might be a few Hollywood weaves being torn out at the latest pronouncements about the projected new "Star Wars" movies.
The story so far: Carrie Fisher said that she would reprise her role as Princess Leia in the latest "Star Wars" adventure.
Facebook today unveiled changes to its News Feed which, among other things, incorporate larger images and allow for more customization.
Speaking of customization, we'd really like to see what our impressively creative readers can do with this snap of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg getting swarmed by the media during today's Q&A at Facebook headquarters. Fire up the Photoshop and get to work, pholks. What brilliant/outlandish/hilarious flourishes can you add to this picture? Send us your doctored photo and give us your best caption to go with your visual embellishments. We can't wait to … Read more
There seems to be a great disturbance in the Force.
Was Carrie Fisher pulling fandom's collective legs when she said she'd be returning to the Star Wars universe to reprise her role as Princess Leia?
In a recent interview with Palm Beach Illustrated, Fisher gave a simple "yes" when asked to confirm if she'll be putting on the buns and bikini in the next Star Wars trilogy. Fisher joked that Leia would be elderly and living in an intergalactic old folks' home but said the princess would "be just like she was before, only … Read more
The Force seems to be growing stronger with the upcoming new "Star Wars" films.
Actress Carrie Fisher will return to a galaxy far, far away to play the role of Princess Leia in the next "Star Wars" movie.
A Federal judge decided today that a five-year-old lawsuit accusing tech mogul Mark Cuban of insider-trading is going to trial, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The Securities and Exchange Commission filed suit in 2008 against Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and former Yahoo and Broadcast.com executive, for allegedly relying on confidential information when he sold his stake in search engine Mamma.com and avoided a $750,000 loss.
Cuban has stated in the past that he has done nothing wrong, saying, "The government's claims are false and they will be proven to be so."
Judge … Read more
Bill Gates is now worth $67 billion. But he's still only No. 2 among the world's wealthiest people.
Released today, Forbes' ranking of the richest people on the planet found Gates' fortune up $6 billion this year. The increase came not so much from Microsoft stock, which has shown little sign of life recently, but from other financial holdings and private investments.
More importantly, Forbes dubbed Gates the world's most generous person. Microsoft's chairman continues to devote a large amount of his fortune to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the goal of wiping out … Read more
California Democrat Mark Takano, a freshman congressman, today released a Vine and a YouTube video showcasing milestone achievements in his nascent legislative career.
Takano's use of Twitter's new video service is the latest in a string of people utilizing Vine for what might be considered emergent purposes. One reporter created a (much-derided) resume on Vine, while the service has also already become a new way … Read more
Hey, kids: coding is cool -- so cool that everyone from Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to NBA baller Chris Bosh wants you to do it.
The celebrities are using their star power to draw attention to Code.org, a nascent nonprofit foundation that seeks to cultivate computer programming education in schools and direct people to online coding tools.
Zuckerberg and Bosh join hip-hop artist Will.i.am, Microsoft legend Bill Gates, Twitter creator Jack Dorsey, and others in a new YouTube video designed to get students, and their teachers by association, excited about coding. The video is directed by … Read more