Road Trip 2014

Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

Up close with the first Boeing 787-9 (pictures)

When hybrid tricks become hype

Commentary: PC firms are trying to outdo each other by twisting, turning, and tearing apart their screens and keyboards. It's becoming a case of diminishing returns.

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