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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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California does a reverse, releases reports of accidents involving self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.

By June 18, 2015

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles following remote hack

The recall follows an instance in which security researchers were able to take control of a connected car via the Internet.

By July 24, 2015

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Could 'Harry Potter'-like invisibility cloaks really exist?

Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.

By July 24, 2015

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Samsung and others look to create a single e-SIM card for all carriers

Smartphone manufactures are working with phone carriers to make life easier for everyone. YouTube's subscription service is ready for a release this year, and Google's self-driving cars are tracking car accidents more accurately.

By July 21, 2015

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Learn to corner your car like a champ when you're skidding -- with science

The National Geographic show "Science of Stupid" explains what happens when you oversteer or understeer (beside the part where you skid into a guardrail and your insurance premium goes up).

By July 18, 2015

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California orders Uber to pay $7.3 million fine, or else

The ride-hailing company comes under scrutiny of regulators for allegedly failing to provide the state with mandatory data on the number of rides it gives.

By July 15, 2015

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'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

By July 2, 2015

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Google's self-driving cars hit the roads in Austin, Texas

Moving beyond California, the company is now test driving an autonomous vehicle in Austin, where it will further try to learn how to safely navigate the roads.

By July 7, 2015

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Google's Waze fuels up carpooling alternative

Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.

By July 6, 2015