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Smarter Driver: Which self-braking and forward-collision tech is rated highest?

Brian Cooley shares research on forward-collision-avoidance tech, self-braking systems and which cars have the highest ratings.

By September 21, 2015


​Researchers hack a Corvette's brakes via insurance black box

Researchers exploit a Web-connected insurance monitor to hijack a car using text messages.

By August 11, 2015


What happens if you replace a Porsche's brake pads with iPhones? Nothing good.

YouTubers at EverythingApplePro replace a Porsche 911's brakes with a set of iPhone 5S and 4S handsets. What could go wrong?

By August 11, 2015


Lumos bike helmet glows with turn signals, brake lights

A bike helmet that telegraphs when you're turning and stopping could be just the thing to light up your life.

By July 16, 2015


BMW's 360-degree anticollision technology brakes for you

BMW shows off anticollision technology that applies the brakes for a driver, even if they're flooring the gas pedal. Though it will likely be several years before the tech is widely available, CNET's Kara Tsuboi gets behind the wheel to test it out.

By January 5, 2015


Tablet sales growth to tap the brakes this year, says Gartner

Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.

By October 15, 2014


110-year-old electric car sells for more than a Tesla

Electric cars aren't new. A very old and rare Woods Queen Victoria Brougham just sold for a pretty penny at auction.

By September 28, 2015


Dashcam captures plane calmly merging with rush hour traffic

Technically Incorrect: A driver in Southern California records a student pilot politely observing vehicle etiquette -- even if he's in the wrong type of vehicle.

By September 23, 2015


San Francisco puts brakes on parking auction app

City attorney says MonkeyParking's business model is illegal and creating a "predatory" market for parking spaces.

By June 23, 2014


AT&T Mobility chief: Don't get too excited about superfast 5G wireless yet

In response to Verizon's plans to move to 5G, AT&T's Glenn Lurie says he prefers to wait until the industry can agree on what the technology will look like before making any proclamations.

By September 14, 2015