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chesley b. sully

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Nine tech torments I'd like to see fixed in 2014

For CNET's Stephen Shankland, 'tis the season to be a grinch about problems that sully his daily use of phones, PCs, and other devices -- especially those that can be fixed.

By December 16, 2013

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The 404 260: Where you can take it two ways

Major props to Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 for ditching the plane in the Hudson River after a double-engine failure and flying over the George Washington Bridge. The 'Watchmen' movie debacle is settled between Wa

By January 16, 2009

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US Airways pilot big on Facebook

The pilot who successfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River earlier this week is garnering a cult-like following on the social network.

By January 16, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 1016: Summon the royal Twitterer

The monarchy comes to Twitter, but of course the Queen doesn't sully her fingers on the keyboard, she has a royal twitterer do that. We also discuss whether the new Universal Music Group deal with TuneCore will change the landscape of music. We also abso

By July 10, 2009

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Micro Express EL80

Look at the specs and the price of the Micro Express EL80, and you'll immediately be impressed. Its long-lasting battery won't do anything to sully your opinion, either. Outweighing these positives, however, is an overall shabby design and disappointing performance.

July 17, 2006

2.5 stars Editors' rating July 17, 2006

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News agencies don't race Twitter on bin Laden

Twitter was where news of Osama bin Laden's death supposedly appeared, but the service was also filled with false reports. CNN exec says beating Twitter is far less important than filing accurate stories.

By May 2, 2011

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Animation and video: Ditching of US Airways Flight 1549

CBS News has obtained audio tapes of the remarkable landing of a U.S. Airways jet in the Hudson river, and has created an animation of the last moments of flight 1549.

By February 5, 2009

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Torvalds 'pretty pleased' about new GPL 3 draft

update Linux leader still is 'skeptical,' but some of his concerns in the influential open-source license have been allayed.

By March 28, 2007

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NASA probe makes Valentine's Day comet flyby

NASA's Stardust-NExT probe is closing in on comet Tempel 1 for a bonus flyby to learn how the icy body has changed since an earlier encounter.

By February 14, 2011

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How Netflix, HBO, ESPN punish international travelers

Several popular services don't work in many places outside the U.S., penalizing paying subscribers. This makes no sense in 2013. The services - and Hollywood - are to blame.

By January 18, 2013