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US Army testing tiny new drones better suited to Batman

The military is testing $40,000 handheld surveillance drones that latch onto utility belts.

By June 2, 2015

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This is one time when an engineer is indispensable

Technically Incorrect: Two million people have already marveled on YouTube, as soldiers fail to load a tank onto a transporter. Sometimes, only an engineer can fix things.

By May 17, 2015

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AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015

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UN should ban 'killer robots' before it's too late, report urges

Human rights watchdogs want the UN to put an end to the fully autonomous and weaponized drones before they even exist.

By April 9, 2015

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Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

The growing number of crimes and attacks related to online classifieds has states like Florida seeking ways to make these transactions safer.

By March 20, 2015

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US military social-media accounts hacked

The US military Central Command says it is investigating hacks of its YouTube and Twitter accounts by apparent ISIS supporters.

By January 12, 2015

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Debunking my own UFO sighting, 14 years later

For years now, Crave's Eric Mack has been telling the story of the UFO he saw over a decade ago. Turns out he's probably had it all wrong that whole time.

By December 3, 2014

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Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama

While stories inspired by reality always take some liberties with the truth, the new prime-time drama "Scorpion" has its roots in a real person: genius hacker Walter O'Brien. We visited the set of the show to speak with him and get the inside story on the show's creation.

By September 19, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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Anti-missile tech could help combat malaria

Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.

By July 17, 2014