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blimps

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Greenpeace flies blimp over Silicon Valley to deliver clean energy message

One day after grading tech companies on their use of clean energy, a Greenpeace blimp drives home the point for morning commuters in the Bay Area with a fly-by.

By Apr. 3, 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 14, 2014

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Look! Up in the sky! It's an antimissile blimp!

Known as JLENS, a new program that could be deployed by next year aims to protect Washington, D.C., by putting surveillance radar on tethered blimps 10,000 feet overhead.

By Jul. 24, 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 Jul. 20, 2013

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Goodyear's blimps, a century of gracing the sky (pictures)

Visitors to Akron, Ohio, can't help but see the famous airships flying overhead, as they have for a century. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out their legacy.

27 Images Jul. 20, 2013

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Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

The tire giant is building its next generation of Goodyear blimps -- but the new airships won't technically be blimps at all. CNET Road Trip 2013 discovers the secrets behind Goodyear's new fleet.

By Jul. 13, 2013

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Making Goodyear's next-gen blimp (pictures)

The tire giant is building three brand-new zeppelins to replace its famous airships. Few have seen the work in progress. But CNET Road Trip 2013 got a sneak peek.

24 Images Jul. 13, 2013

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Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

The Web giant is reportedly creating airborne wireless networks to bring Internet access to some of the world's hard-to-reach regions.

By May. 27, 2013

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GTA 5 Special Edition costs £65, pre-order bags bonus blimp

Rockstar has detailed the pricier versions of its upcoming Grand Theft Auto 5. Pricier being the operative word.

By May. 24, 2013