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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 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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Rumored Moto X Force could be 'shatterproof'

According to new reports, the unannounced Motorola smartphone is touted to be more crack-resistant than today's models.

By September 2, 2015

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Driver posing for selfie crashed into tree, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Maine man had seven people in his car. He still allegedly needed to pose with them for a photo.

By August 31, 2015

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Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway

Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly.

By August 27, 2015

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Inrix pinpoints dangerous roads from crowdsourced car sensors

Traffic data aggregator Inrix launches its Road Weather service today, using sensor data from cars to pinpoint roads made dangerous by bad weather.

By September 1, 2015

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Borrowing human reflexes eradicates robot bumbles

Researchers from MIT have designed an interface that allows a robot to tap into the reflexes of a human controller to eradicate typical robot clumsiness.

By August 10, 2015

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Sci-fi screenwriter Gary Whitta wants kids to poop like Vulcans

Gary Whitta hopes to teach the next generation of "Star Trek" fans how to use the toilet with his book "Pooping Is Logical," if only he can get it officially published.

By August 7, 2015

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Let's go to Mars! The future of space travel

SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.

By August 6, 2015

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Stunning footage of cranes crashing through buildings

Technically Incorrect: As the Queen Juliana Bridge in Holland is being restored, two of the project's cranes mysteriously collapse.

By August 3, 2015