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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Microsoft challenges poor grade for Security Essentials

The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.

By January 17, 2013

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Newly flush with wine, Facebook Gifts rolls out to all U.S. users

The social network brings the first alcoholic beverage to its e-commerce offering.

By December 11, 2012

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Camera lens falls from sky through roof of house

A 9-inch Canon camera lens comes flying through the roof of a house in Petaluma, Calif. Police aren't yet sure it even came from an aircraft.

By September 16, 2011

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Secrets of Area 51: The history and technology of Area 51

Some of America's most famous and enduring technologies were developed at Area 51, from the U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes to the ancestors of today's Predator drones.

By June 10, 2011

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Secrets of Area 51: History, technology, and controversy

In this three-part video series, Molly Wood pays a visit to the edge of Area 51, explores the history and technology of the top-secret military base, and interviews the author of a controversial new book about explosive allegations that have even her sources in full denial mode.

By June 12, 2011

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What's wrong with living room PCs?

Would it be impossible for a desktop vendor to design a striking living room case that would remain relatively affordable, but also generate enough consumer enthusiasm to succeed sans badge?

By February 22, 2011

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Rumor: Apple to release new Final Cut Studio this spring

Apple is rumored to be preparing for a spring release of Final Cut Studio 4, the latest version of its professional video-editing suite of applications for Macs.

By January 3, 2011

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Rahul Sood on Blackbird's long upgrade path

Rahul Sood explains why HP's Blackbird doesn't offer the latest and greatest hardware components.

By May 20, 2008