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The 20 best deals of Cyber Monday 2015

The 20 best deals of Cyber Monday 2015 Cyber Monday is here. Shopping is going to be a lot easier now that you're away from family and sitting in front of a computer the only tricky part is sorting through all the madness. Every store is running dozens (or hundreds or thousands) of discounts but not all of it's worth paying attention to. We've sorted through the mess for some of the best Cyber Monday deals on some of our favorite products. This is by no means a comprehensive list but it's…

The best Black Friday 2015 deals for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, and PC

Black Friday 2015: the best gaming deals for PS4 Xbox One Wii U and PC Video games are expensive which is what makes Black Friday great particularly for gamers: you can grab both games and hardware for steep discounts. It's good for catching up on titles you may have missed through the year upgrading your PC or finally taking the plunge on a new console. Different retailers are offering a lot of the same products at the same prices this year including PlayStation 4 and Xbox One bundles…

Facebook vows to fight fake news but won't say how

Facebook has a news problem. The algorithm powering its Newsfeed can't always distinguish an accurate story from a complete fabrication, which means misleading...

The best Black Friday 2015 phone deals at Verizon, T-Mobile, Best Buy, and more

The best Black Friday 2015 phone deals at Verizon T-Mobile Best Buy and more Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are usually reserved for gadgets games and televisions. But the most ubiquitous device of all the smartphone has joined the party over the last few years. You're not going to find the same sort of huge price slashes that you would on those other gifts and you'll likely have to already be in need of a phone (most of the deals apply to the starts of new contracts or payment plans…

Cheating scandal forces ACT shakeup - CNET Getty Images According to Reuters ACT Inc will audit education centers and lay off its head of security after the publication detailed cheating scandals. The ACT is a popular college entrance exam taken by high school students across the world. Earlier this year the Iowa based company that administers the test had to cancel sittings in Hong Kong and South…

How Nokia is reinventing itself with a $60,000 virtual reality camera

How Nokia is reinventing itself with a $60000 virtual reality camera Last JulyNokia revealed Ozo a high-end virtual reality camera designed to capture video and audio in full 360-degree glory. Its the kind of integrated solution that the VR market has been largely lacking; while artists are regularly creating live-action VR content most of it is coming from custom rigs or cobbled-together solutions. Nothing has stood out as the kind of premium gear that is regularly used to shoot film and…

Google's new Chromecast now comes with $20 in Play Store credit

Google's new Chromecast now comes with $20 in Play Store credit If you haven't picked up theredesigned Chromecast yet now is a good time to make a new purchase. Google isoffering $20 in Play Store credit when you purchase the streaming stick which is currently on sale atBest Buy andWalmart for $30 (regularly $35). Google says the free Play Store credits will be available for Chromecasts purchased between December 13th and January 2nd 2016. (The deal applies to theChromecast Audio as well.)…

China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

The Impossible Foods burger heads West Impossible Foods makes its West Coast debut today starting with Jardiniere and Cockscomb in San Francisco and Crossroads Kitchen in Los Angeles. The startup which has a whopping $182 million in venture capital so far for its plant-based burger that aims to look taste and bleed like real beef announced it is now available to a room full of press at Tank18 in downtown San Francisco. But the company made its official East Coast debutearlier this summer at…

Here’s how to live with a 16GB iPhone

Heres how to live with a 16GB iPhone It's 2015 and the entry level phones fromboth Apple and Google still come with only 16GB of storage. It's an unreasonably tiny amount for anyone who regularly uses their phone to take photos and videos or play games or even just install a lot of apps. That includes myself and yet because I refuse to pay for additional space I continue to find myself with a phone that's inching ever closer to full storage. But over the past few years I've gotten a lot…