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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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At Pendleton, teaching Marines calm in the chaos of combat

With the Infantry Immersion Trainer, the Marines have a system designed to prepare troops for what urban conflict is like. CNET Road Trip embedded -- and got shot.

By July 16, 2012

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2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

Although the hybrid system performs well in the 2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid, the subpar navigation and audio system quickly lower the techie value of this small SUV.

March 22, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating March 22, 2006

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How low can online scammers go?

In the world of the cynical online phishing scam ploy, is pretending to be a Marine stationed in Afghanistan a new low?

By November 6, 2009

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Obama picks former astronaut to lead NASA

Charles F. Bolden Jr., a former combat pilot, Marine Corps major general, and veteran space shuttle commander, is the Obama administration's choice to lead NASA.

By May 23, 2009

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Google looks to be expanding its commuter ferry boat service

While Google bus protests continue, the Web giant tests another ferry service to bring employees from the East Bay to its Silicon Valley campus.

By February 4, 2014

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Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By January 7, 2014

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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.

By April 20, 2014

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The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.

By April 20, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: The world's next great space race

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, we'll travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.

By July 1, 2014