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A tour of the HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS Alliance: 300 years of Royal Navy history

These three vessels are the embodiment of British naval power from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. We toured all three at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, England.

By November 5, 2015

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The secret alliance that could give the Web a massive speed boost

An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.

By June 18, 2015

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Uber's cheaper rates: Good for you, but some drivers hate them

Livid drivers came to Uber's New York office to protest a rate cut from Friday. It's just the latest incident that has gotten the startup in hot water.

By February 1, 2016

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SUHD, Super UHD, uLED, Quantum Dots and nits: What do they all mean?

It's a new year with a bunch of new TVs and plenty of confusing tech terms. Here's what they mean, and if they should matter to you.

By January 25, 2016

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Stephen Colbert thinks he knows the whole plot for 'Force Awakens'

Everything you know about the Rebel Alliance and the Empire is wrong, at least in Stephen Colbert's prediction of what happens in the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

By October 29, 2015

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The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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Former 'Star Trek' actor Patrick Stewart supports SnotBot drones to help whales

Ocean Alliance teams up with the former "Star Trek" captain to help raise money for snot-collecting drones for whale research.

By July 31, 2015

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FirstBuild and the AllSeen Alliance join forces to unify the Smart Home

GE's microfactory, FirstBuild, teams with the AllSeen Alliance to bring its innovative approach to appliances to the Internet of things.

By September 4, 2014

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Sony backs AllSeen Alliance for smart-home push

The consumer electronics giant has thrown its weight behind an effort to get devices on the Internet of Things to communicate and cooperate. There are several such groups, though.

By September 3, 2014