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Coast Guard explains silence on Google's mystery barge

CNET and others have asked the US Coast Guard for details about Google's mystery structure in the San Francisco Bay, to no avail. The Coast Guard now says why it's staying mum.

By October 31, 2013

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Solar plane to embark on coast-to-coast U.S. tour

Before trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fossil fuel, the Solar Impulse visits the U.S. -- touching down in Phoenix, Dallas, New York, and other cities.

By March 28, 2013

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Google's barges: The mystery treads water on two coasts

The company has built mysterious four-story structures on barges that are currently in San Francisco Bay and in Portland, Maine's harbor. But neither project is finished, and no work is being done on either one.

By October 31, 2013

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Google's retail ambitions with barges may be floating away

Two Google Barges in California and Maine have sat idle and unfinished for months. Now a report says Google has sold the Maine barge. Not good news for the company's retail hopes.

By August 1, 2014

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Tesla expanding Supercharger network for coast-to-coast drives

By the end of this year, owners could drive their Teslas from Los Angeles to New York using the Supercharger stations, Musk said.

By May 29, 2013

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Booting up: The eight-week journey for the USAF's new airmen

Moving on after a major sex scandal, the US Air Force trains 35,000 new airmen a year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

By July 3, 2014

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Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014

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When they say fly, wanna-be Navy pilots say 'how high?'

At Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, the US Navy graduates about 1,000 fresh pilots a year. CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman takes a digital shot at flying like one of them.

By June 26, 2014

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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014