Apple may be working on a new Beddit sleep monitor, FCC filings reveal

Apple acquired the sleep tracking device maker in 2017. Beddit's sleep tracker. The company was acquired by Apple in May of 2017. NurPhoto/Getty Apple might build a sleep tracking device. Apple on Wednesday received approval from the...

With Snapdragon 855 chip, Android phones get iPhone’s photo-packing ability

Qualcomm's next flagship processor supports a photo format called HEIF that Apple embraced more than a year ago. Qualcomm Qualcomm's next flagship processor is embracing the same photo format technology championed by Apple, a move...

Safari tests USB security key support to help fix our password problems

Apple's browser is catching up to Firefox, Chrome and Edge with better sign-on technology. The Feitian USB security key supports FIDO2 authentication technology and its website cousin, WebAuthn, and includes a built-in...

Google set to shut down its Allo messaging app, says report

The app is reportedly already down for many users. Google's Allo messaging app. Jason Cipriani/CNET Google will "soon" pull the plug on its Allo messaging app, says a Wednesday report by 9to5 Google. The tech giant didn't respond to a...

Apple squid emoji error has Monterey aquarium up in tentacles

No squidding! In a series of pun-filled tweets, the squid experts teach us the siphon is in the wrong place. Critically speaking, many Apple emojis look far more like cartoons than accurate...

Volkswagen’s next generation of combustion-engine cars will likely be its last

The days of gas-powered GTI's and Jettas are coming to an end, folks. Enlarge Image The times, they are a changin' and we may not get many more fast-gas Volkswagens. Volkswagen Volkswagen has had a rough...

How to watch Google CEO’s congressional hearing

Sundar Pichai is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 11 at 7 a.m PT. Google CEO Sundar Pichai.James Martin/CNET Google CEO Sundar Pichai is finally taking the hot seat. Pichai is scheduled to...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify before the House on Dec. 11

The hearing was postponed because of the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush. Next week will mark Google CEO Sundar Pichai's first congressional appearance. Stephen Shankland It's settled. Google CEO Sundar Pichai will appear...

Qualcomm just gave us our best glimpse yet into the 5G revolution

It's starting to feel real. 5G will change our lives ... eventually. James Martin/CNET Do you want to know what 5G is going to look like? Qualcomm just went all-in on how next-generation wireless technology will take shape...

The best smart home gifts for 2018

Our top gift picks for anyone on your list who might want a smart speaker, a smart lock or a connected convection oven. Sarah Mitroff/CNET Recent product launches from Amazon and Google will ensure that smart homeproducts stay...