CNN Announces its first CNNgo Original: Mostly Human with Laurie Segall
March 6th, 2017
10:02 AM ET

CNN Announces its first CNNgo Original: Mostly Human with Laurie Segall

CNN Digital announced today its first series made exclusively for CNNgo, Mostly Human with Laurie Segall, a six-part investigative docuseries, exploring sex, love, death - humanity - through the lens of tech, debuting on March 12, 2017.

From the award-winning team that brought you Sex, Drugs & Silicon ValleyRevenge Porn and The Secret Lives of Superhero Hackers, the new series follows CNN's Senior Technology Correspondent Laurie Segall around the world as she tackles the uncomfortable questions about our increasingly complicated relationship with technology. Featuring stories of those falling in love with robots, re-creating digital versions of the deceased, experimenting with VR therapy in psychiatric wards and infiltrating hacker communities, Segall examines the promise and power modern technology holds, while exposing the darker side.

The full series will stream exclusively on CNNgo starting March 12, and will not require authentication or log-in to a cable provider, as a CNNgo Original. You can access the series for free through CNNgo on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and Android TV. It is also available on CNN.com, and CNN’s iOS and Android apps.  

This is CNN’s first CNNgo Original offering, developed specifically for CNN’s digital TV-Everywhere service. 

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CNNMoney Presents: The Science of Political Deception
October 20th, 2016
09:13 AM ET

CNNMoney Presents: The Science of Political Deception

Can a honest politician succeed in this election? Lying in politics is nothing new, and there's a science behind it.

CNNMoney uncovers how voters judge a candidate’s truthfulness – and if that even matters at the ballot box, taking a closer look at how politicians lie and how their speech patterns give them away in a new video series – The Science of Political Deception.

The five-part CNN Digital video series features scientists and deception experts discussing what happens in the brain as a lie is being created, what makes the voting public believe a candidate is trustworthy, and how this election fits into a vast history of Oval Office deception.

The full series is available at CNNMoney.com/lies.


Topics: CNN Digital • CNN DIGITAL • CNN Tech • CNNMoney
CNN App Makes Google’s Best Apps of 2014 List
December 2nd, 2014
02:49 PM ET

CNN App Makes Google’s Best Apps of 2014 List

Standing out among more than 700,000 available mobile apps for Android users, CNN was named to Google Play's Best Apps of 2014 List. Out of the 75 apps featured in 2014, CNN was one of just a few news applications recommended to users.

CNN's trusted mobile apps are available for download across devices, including:

Explore CNN's mobile platforms and customize your news viewing experience on CNNgo.


Topics: CNN Digital • CNN Tech • Digital • Mobile
May 28th, 2014
12:59 PM ET

Digital video series “City of Tomorrow” highlights urban innovation

Cities all around the world are coming up with groundbreaking ways to combat issues plaguing their surroundings, such as crime, traffic and the excess of greenhouse gases. To highlight the innovation of these cities and offer a glimpse into futuristic solutions for others to adopt, CNN Digital launched an 8-week futuristic video series today called City of Tomorrow. The series includes videos, text, photos and other interactive features, and will conclude with a 30-minute CNN TV special airing on Saturday, July 19.

Some of the inventive ideas covered in City of Tomorrow include sophisticated CIA software used by Los Angeles police that wrangles huge amounts of data to fight crime; the “world’s greenest commercial building” in Seattle; and experimental cities in Japan and the Middle East that offer a peek into future lifestyles.

To find more about the series via social media, users can follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #CityofTomorrow and learn more on CNN's Facebook page.

Additionally, City of Tomorrow is the one of the first series to launch as part of CNN’s Digital Studios initiative, an internal production house that produces a series of original video franchises. Topic areas for digital studios include innovation and technology; entertainment; wellness and lifestyle and travel and adventure.  


Topics: CNN • CNN Digital • CNN Tech • Digital • Social Media • Video
CNN hires Rachel Crane as newest digital correspondent
April 7th, 2014
12:03 PM ET

CNN hires Rachel Crane as newest digital correspondent

Starting today, Rachel Crane will join CNN as the network’s newest digital correspondent where she'll cover pop culture and innovation. In this role, she’ll be creating original video content related to her beat to run across CNN’s platforms. Crane comes to CNN from Bloomberg, where she was a technology and innovation correspondent who hosted and produced Bloomberg’s Brink, a show highlighting cutting-edge technology and new ideas.

Crane has been covering innovation for several years, interviewing SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, famed futurist and Google’s director of engineering Ray Kurzweil, and NASA’s William Gerstenmaier. She has also traveled to Abu Dhabi to report on the pre-planned sustainable city Masdar, tasted wine made by robots in California’s Napa Valley, covered the privatization of space at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and gone behind the bars of San Quentin Prison to see how the institution taught inmates to make mini satellites.

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Topics: CNN • CNN Digital • CNN Tech • Digital • Video
CNN Digital Launches App for Samsung's Smartwatch
January 28th, 2014
11:18 AM ET

CNN Digital Launches App for Samsung's Smartwatch

CNN Digital rolled out its app for the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch. The app enables users to receive breaking news alerts and view up to ten news headlines at a time on their device. Using Bluetooth technology, the alerts on the watch connect to the Android phone, where users can learn additional information about the headlines and notifications. The watch is currently supported by Samsung devices, including Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Note 2, and Note 3 via the CNN App for Android Phones.


Topics: CNN Digital • CNN Tech • Digital • Mobile
January 15th, 2014
03:36 PM ET

2013: CNN Digital Posts Best Year Ever; Dominates Mobile

cnn-digital-badge-REDSets Records in Page Views & Video Starts, Tops Yahoo!-ABC News by 40% in Mobile

Serving up, across all platforms, an average of 2.4 billion total global page views per month and more than 150 million monthly video starts, CNN Digital posted in 2013 its best year in history.* While sites like Yahoo!-ABC News struggled, ultimately losing both page views and unique visitors year over year (YOY), CNN Network showed gains in both categories and maintained a 40% lead over its closest competitor in mobile.  In addition, CNN.com broke traffic records across the site, with eight out of 10 sections – US, World, Entertainment, Travel, Tech, Living, Health and Opinion, posting all-time monthly page view highs.** FULL POST

CNN Tech publishes the final installment of innovation series
December 18th, 2013
12:26 PM ET

CNN Tech publishes the final installment of innovation series

CNN Tech caps off its four-part series on innovation in tech by releasing The CNN 10: Ideas list. This list honors 10 emerging ideas in technology and related fields, which include big potential to change the world: to make us healthier, to keep us safer on the highways, to protect the coastline during storms, to help our computers think for themselves, to literally reinvent the wheel.

Many of these ideas are already gaining traction and some are still in the idea stage. But all are sparking dialogue among thought leaders in their fields.

For more information about the individual lists and/or the series in general, follow @cnntech on Twitter or use the hashtag #10ideas. The series was developed and compiled by senior producer Brandon Griggs and writer/producers Doug Gross and Heather Kelly, with assistance from Todd Leopold and Jose Pagliery. It is also available on desktop and mobile and in the Tech section of the CNN mobile apps for iPhone and iPad.

The first three parts of the innovation series:


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CNN Tech publishes part two of its 2013 series on innovation
October 22nd, 2013
08:55 AM ET

CNN Tech publishes part two of its 2013 series on innovation

CNN Tech continued its yearlong look at innovation in tech and related fields by publishing The CNN 10: Thinkers, honoring 10 visionaries whose ideas are shaping our future. These creative minds have shoved conventional wisdom aside and are changing the world with their insights and innovations in 3-D printing, online education, big data and other areas.

For more information about the individual lists and/or the series in general, follow @cnntech on Twitter or use the hashtag #cnnthinkers. The Thinkers project was developed and compiled by senior producer Brandon Griggs and writer/producers Doug Gross and Heather Kelly. It is also available on desktop and mobile at CNN.com/thinkers and in the Tech section of the CNN mobile apps for iPhone and iPad.

The Thinkers list comes on the heels of The CNN 10: Startups, which recognized 10 young companies that are shaking up the tech industry. In November, CNN Tech will publish The CNN 10: Gadgets, a list of  game-changing gadgets to watch. The series culminates in December with The CNN 10: Ideas, celebrating 2013’s boldest and most impactful thinking across tech, science and related fields.


Topics: CNN Digital • CNN Tech • Digital • Mobile • Social Media
CNN Digital Rolls Out series of top ten tech lists, The CNN 10
June 24th, 2013
12:22 PM ET

CNN Digital Rolls Out series of top ten tech lists, The CNN 10

CNN’s Tech section published its first in a series of top ten lists today. The CNN 10: Startups to Watch recognizes 10 young, nimble companies whose products aim to shake up the consumer-tech landscape and change the way we live. The purpose of the series is to inform consumers about the latest innovations in tech, and startups is the first of four parts that will come out throughout the year. Here’s a sneak peak at the others:

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