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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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9 things you should know about surge protectors (pictures)

Surge protectors (also called surge suppressors) are a cheap way to protect your gear against random, and potentially damaging, power spikes. They're not all the same, and there's a lot of marketing fluff surrounding them. Here are a few tips before you start shopping.

9 Images By March 25, 2015

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Steve Jobs: iPod, iTunes competitors were 'collateral damage'

In a taped deposition shown in antitrust court Friday, Apple's late CEO argued that record label contracts and security holes were the company's primary concern.

By December 5, 2014

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LG exec indicted over damaged Samsung washing machines

South Korean prosecutors have charged an LG exec for allegedly sabotaging Samsung-made washing machines during an electronics tradeshow in Berlin last year.

By February 15, 2015

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Hasty fix causes irreparable damage to King Tut's burial mask

A quick attempt to reattach the king's beard with epoxy-based glue has defaced the Egyptian Museum's biggest draw forever.

By January 22, 2015

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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014

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The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

A few states have begun the journey toward offering a digital version of your driver's license that would reside on your phone. But the going could be stop and go for a while.

By March 21, 2015

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Drone tours Napa earthquake damage

A quadcopter's close aerial footage of the destruction caused by this week's 6.0 California earthquake in wine country shows the potential of drones in disaster areas.

By August 29, 2014

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Robot learns to walk while damaged

Researchers look to animals for inspiration in developing a groundbreaking algorithm to help broken robots adapt quickly and keep moving.

By August 5, 2014

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Smarter Driver: Tips for avoiding damaging potholes

Brian Cooley shows you how technology can help prevent costly and damaging potholes.

By July 21, 2014