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Beats celebrates slimline LeBron's big, fat return to Cleveland

Apple's Beats reaches for profundity as it shows LeBron James losing weight and gaining soul in a new campaign.

By October 19, 2014

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Can a gecko stick to Teflon? Science finds the answer

Researchers at the University of Akron have done some experiments to see how geckos fare against Teflon — with surprising results.

By April 27, 2014

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Watch Goodyear's next-gen blimp get built in two minutes

Time-lapse footage shows the birth of a brand new kind of blimp at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake hangar in Ohio.

By March 31, 2014

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Goodyear unveils next-gen blimp, first in 45 years

The tire company will ply the skies with an all-new zeppelin that will go faster and be more efficient than its current blimps -- and you could name it.

By March 14, 2014

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For $49, a doctor will see you now -- online

American Well unveils a new service that connects consumers directly to physicians through their mobile devices for advice -- and sometimes even for diagnoses and prescriptions.

By October 9, 2013

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How Goodyear uses tech to make a faster race tire

From its Akron, Ohio, manufacturing facility to racetracks around the U.S., Goodyear and Nascar are studying how racing tires can be more efficient and help drivers go faster than ever.

By August 8, 2013

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Planes, trains, and automobiles: Road Trip 2013 comes to an end

For more than 5,200 miles over five weeks this summer, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman toured the midwest, looking for great stories. Now it's time to start planning Road Trip 2014.

By August 19, 2013

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Behind the scenes with the Goodyear blimp crew

It may be the most visible working icon in the world. CNET Road Trip 2013 stopped in Akron, Ohio, to see what it takes to get Goodyear's famous blimps to fly.

By July 20, 2013

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/7: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By August 7, 2013

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MetroPCS doubles reach, outs its own Lumia 521, Optimus F3

T-Mobile and MetroPCS want to move quickly to capitalize on any uncertainty in the prepaid market caused by AT&T's looming acquisition of rival prepaid business Leap Wireless.

By July 25, 2013