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Woman claims Verizon customer service call caused heart attack

Technically Incorrect: A Virginia woman is suing Verizon because, she says, a company manager treated her so aggressively on a call that she was taken ill.

By May 13, 2015


X-47B makes historic carrier launch

The unmanned aircraft was flung into the air from a catapult on the flight deck of the USS George H.W. Bush this morning for a 65-minute transit back to dry land.

By May 14, 2013


Zynga's Mark Pincus deemed year's 4th worst CEO

An annual list of the worst CEOs of 2012 gives the head of the embattled game maker another reason to wish for this year to end.

By December 18, 2012


Watch the X-47B make its first catapult take-off

The pilotless aircraft needs to prove that it's up to the rigors of the kind of slingshot launch that it can expect soon from an aircraft carrier.

By December 1, 2012


Solar Decathlon has winner as Chu defends loans

University of Maryland takes the top prize in this year's Solar Decathlon with a net zero-energy house. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, on hand to congratulate the winners, also addresses recent criticism of clean-energy investments.

By October 3, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1454: Don't make more kids smart ... just make more smart kids (Podcast)

On today's show, a brilliant solution to the problem of science education, and which tech companies have the best and worst green records (it is Earth Day, after all -- for real this time)! Also, Google and Apple are sending your location data back to the Mother Ship, Amazon is making everyone nervous about the cloud, and AT&T thinks wireless competition is "extraordinary." Uh huh. All that and the best Computer Love success story ever. --Molly

By April 22, 2011


New IBM projects striving for cleaner water

Harnessing the power of its World Community Grid of users, Big Blue embarks on a series of projects designed to improve the quality of drinking water around the world.

By September 7, 2010


At 1,000 miles, Road Trip 2010 can't avoid I-95

Road Trip 2010: The first thousand miles has come and gone, and in spite of careful planning, heavy traffic has been a big part of the journey. But also, of course, some terrific destinations.

By July 2, 2010


Welcome to the Naval Academy: 'You're too slow!'

July 1 was the day that 1,247 new plebes showed up at the Naval Academy. CNET Road Trip 2010 was on hand to see these young men and women go through a major life-changing experience.

By July 2, 2010


IBM wires trucks, water lines in smarter city bid

Chesapeake, Va., signs on with IBM "smarter city" campaign to improve efficiency by collecting data on buildings, trucks, and utility infrastructure.

By December 7, 2009