Best tech gifts for your furry friends

If you’ve already got your gifts for the rest of the family covered, it might be time to think about some items for your furry friends. Here are five great tech gifts for your dog, cat or the pet-lover in your...

Essential steps to thriving and surviving while fundraising

Russ Heddleston Contributor Russ Heddleston is the co-founder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe and Trulia. Follow him here:...

AWS re:Invent 2021 was more incremental than innovative

AWS held its annual customer conference, re:Invent, this week in Las Vegas. It’s typically been a high-energy customer extravaganza, a circus for tech people, but there were a few unusual things about this year’s model that made the event feel a bit more subdued than...

First we SPAC, then we take down AWS

The plan is simple: First, we create a knockoff of a popular digital service. Second, we cry political persecution. Third, we raise a bunch of money with a SPAC. And then, to cap it off, we take on AWS. Got it? What’s actually funny is that I am not kidding. That is...

How to get Microsoft 365 for FREE

You can get Microsoft 365 apps for free right now. Here’s how. 0:31 Students & Teachers can get Office 365 Education for free 1:20 School Alumni can get Microsoft 365 Personal for $12 for 12 months 1:40 Microsoft 365 for free with 1 a month free trial 2:32...

Soundbars: What to know before you buy

A soundbar is one of the best upgrades you can make to your TV, but there are so many to choose from. Here’s what you should know and a selection of excellent soundbars hand-picked by CNET editors. You can see the products featured in this video here 👇...

Grab’s SPAC splat caps off a bad week for blank-check combinations

What goes up must come down. And what goes SPAC must go splat? We’ll keep workshopping that. Regardless, shares of super app Grab took a pounding today after its SPAC combination was approved last night and began to trade this morning. Grab’s stock initially rose,...

Nowhere to hide: The emissions threat facing corporate America

Rachel Delacour Contributor Rachel is the CEO and co-founder of Sweep. Previously, she co-founded BIME Analytics, which was acquired by Zendesk. She invests in mainly women-founded businesses, and her achievements have been recognized by La Tribune Women’s award, the...

AWS launches re:Post, a new community-driven Q&A service

At its annual re:Invent conference, AWS announced re:Post, a new community-driven question and answer service designed to help AWS customers remove technical roadblocks. The new service is part of the AWS Free Tier. AWS says re:Post is driven by the community of AWS...

LinkedIn adds Hindi to reach 500 million people in India

Less than 20% of India’s 1.3 billion people speak English. But LinkedIn, the largest professional social network globally, has so far catered only to this sliver of the population in the world’s second largest internet market. On Thursday, the Microsoft-owned service...