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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Kinetic sculpture reflects meteor impacts on the moon

The lunar surface gets artsy in the hands of two London digital designers and their data-driven hanging sculpture based on cosmic events.

By September 22, 2014

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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What does it mean to 'Powerwash' a Chromebook?

As a new or potential Chromebook owner, odds are you've come across the term "Powerwash" a time or two. But what does it mean?

By August 28, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014

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Four ways Google changed tech IPOs (and the tech world itself)

The technology landscape has changed drastically since Google made its market debut 10 years ago. Google's IPO and its co-founders had a big hand in that evolution.

By August 19, 2014

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Moneyball hits the NFL via a San Francisco 49ers app

The football team, which plays its first game in its new stadium Sunday, worked with SAP to improve its scouting through the use of data analytics.

By August 16, 2014

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Pentax debuts medium-format all-weather, wide-angle zoom lens

A new lens for its 654 system includes all of Pentax's latest tech.

By August 4, 2014

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PSB's sweet-sounding tower speaker

PSB Imagine X1T tower of power wows the Audiophiliac.

By July 30, 2014

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MyRoll brings brains to smartphone photo albums

Using smart algorithms that parse and organize your photo library, MyRoll is less a storage destination and more of an improved way to experience your memories.

By July 17, 2014