Privacy push could banish some annoying website popups and online tracking

Angela Lang/CNET If you’re sick of websites tracking you and just as frustrated with website pop-ups prompting you to dig through obscure browser cookie settings — good news. An alliance including web publishers and browser makers has developed technology to stop websites from selling or sharing the data they gather about you. If the effort […]

Boom Supersonic wants you to break the sound barrier

Someday ordinary people might fly at supersonic speeds in this.  Boom Supersonic Boom Supersonic on Wednesday unveiled what it hopes to be the first step in letting ordinary people fly at supersonic speeds again. The XB-1 that rolled out at an event in Colorado...

Google Accounts get security boost with new critical alerts system

Google is beefing up security on its products. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Google on Wednesday unveiled a pair of online products designed to better protect the security and privacy of Google users’ information. The company said it will...