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CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley analyzes technology news, trends and products. On air: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:50pm.
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Tech Watch: Aereo Streaming Service Earns Big Win

July 19, 2012
Aereo, an online streaming service for over-the-air television has gained a victory in the courts, although CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley expects this to be the first of many battles between Aereo and television networks.
Tech Watch: Aereo Streaming Service Earns Big Win
July 19, 2012
Aereo, an online streaming service for over-the-air television has gained a victory in the courts, although CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley expects this to be the first of many battles between Aereo and television networks.
Tech Watch: Hackers Hit Thousands Of Yahoo Accounts
July 12, 2012
The log-in information of 450,000 Yahoo users has been posted online. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said the latest hacking could be a warning sign for the company.
Tech Watch: Anniversary of the iPhone
June 28, 2012
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley looks back five years to when Apple first introduced the iPhone.
Tech Watch: Survey Shows Web Surfing Increasing Among Cell Users
June 26, 2012
More people are using their cellphones to browse the Internet. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley has more on a new survey which shows a big shift in how people are surfing the web.
Tech Watch: Poll Shows Facebook In Negative Light
May 15, 2012
A new poll by the Associated Press and CNBC has found that half of those asked think Facebook is a fad. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley looks at some of the other items painting a negative picture of the social media giant.
Tech Watch: Car Buyers Look For New Tech Features
May 3, 2012
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley looks at some of the new tech features car buyers are looking for.
Tech Watch: Apple And Samsung Dominate Smartphone Market
April 3, 2012
Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the U.S. smartphone, with the two companies accounting for 95 percent of the industry’s profits in the fourth quarter. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said that other companies are competing for the rest of the market share.
Tech Watch: Service That Provides Live TV Feeds To iPhones, iPads In the Works
February 22, 2012
A startup company is testing out a service that will let subscribers watch over-the-air television programming on their iPhones and iPads. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the service is set to launch next month in New York.
Tech Watch: Is Google Wallet A Bust?
February 14, 2012
Google Wallet, the app which allows users to pay for items using their smartphone, is off to a rocky start just six months after being introduced. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the app is still struggling to find carrier and device partners.
Tech Watch: Google Working On High-Tech Glasses
February 7, 2012
Google is rumored to have a new product in the works that would work with “augmented reality” apps. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the device would be almost like a navigational system on your head.
Tech Watch: Facebook IPO Could Break Records
February 1, 2012
Facebook is expected to file paperwork for its initial public offering on Wednesday. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the time is right for the company to go public.
Tech Watch: Changes Ahead For Research In Motion
January 25, 2012
Blackberry maker Research in Motion has a new CEO. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said Thorsten Heins has plenty of work to do to help the slumbering company in the smartphone market.
Tech Watch: Popular Websites Plan Day Of Protest
January 17, 2012
A handful of popular websites are planning to take part in day of protest on Wednesday as the U.S. Senate continues to discuss a bill that would crackdown on Internet piracy. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said that sites like Wikipedia and Google are taking part in the protest against the bills.
Tech Watch: Nintendo Gaming Console A Hit
January 3, 2012
Nintendo announced on Tuesday that it sold more than four million of its 3DS handheld devices in the United States in 2011. CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said the product is gaining on the ever-popular Wii consoles.
Tech Watch: Apple Gadgets To Look For In 2012
December 13, 2011
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley pulls out his crystal ball and looks at some of the exciting gadgets Apple will be launching in 2012.
Tech Watch: Microsoft Delays Xbox Update
December 6, 2011
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said Microsoft has remained mum about why they delayed launching a new user interface for the Xbox 360.
Tech Watch: Hackers Now Targeting Printers
November 30, 2011
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley looks at the reasons hackers are targeting a new device in homes.
Tech Watch: New Technology Displayed At SF International Auto Show
November 22, 2011
The San Francisco International Auto Show is underway at the Moscone Center, with many of the models focusing on new technological features. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the hot new item seems to be wireless Internet connectivity in cars.
Tech Watch: Google Expected To Announce Plans For Music Service
November 16, 2011
Google is holding a special event in Los Angeles on Wednesday and all indications are that it will involve plans surrounding Google Music. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley has more on the music service being offered by the tech giant.
Tech Report: Amazon Launches Digital Library
November 4, 2011
CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley looks at Amazon's new digital library for Prime members.
Tech Watch: Users Complain About iPhone 4S Batteries
November 1, 2011
CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley looks at the latest model of Apple’s iPhone and how many users are already complaining about the smartphone’s battery life.
Tech Watch: Study Shows Equal Amounts of People Watching Video on Cable and Online
October 28, 2011
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley talks about the increase in people viewing content online as opposed to basic cable and how that may affect a new business model.
TechWatch: Zynga Introduces New Games
October 12, 2011
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley says Zynga is branching out from Facebook with five new games.
Where You Can Expect Apple To Dominate Without Jobs
October 7, 2011
CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley says Apple appears poised to usher in a whole new area with voice recognition, on-demand video and digital photography.
Tech Watch: A Look At The New iPhone
October 4, 2011
Apple has announced plans for its latest iPhone, the iPhone 4S. CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley looks at the latest features available for the smartphone.