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Drones disrupt efforts to fight California wildfire

As a wildfire rages, some people send up drones, presumably to shoot video. However, this means helicopters carrying water cannot fly.

By July 19, 2015


NASA tries to rattle people in its sonic-boom room

The space agency wants to bring back supersonic jet travel over land. The first step? Finding out how much boom people on the ground can handle.

By November 24, 2015


Apple Music nabs 6.5M paying subscribers, Tim Cook says

The CEO also says that Apple TV will ship next week, that the auto industry is ripe for disruption and that he doesn't mind "pissing off" people when it comes to upholding Steve Jobs' legacy.

By October 19, 2015


Ireland to probe Facebook's handling of EU citizens' data

Ireland's Data Protection Commission could order Facebook to suspend data transfers to the US if the social network is found to be inadequately protecting that data.

By October 20, 2015


Israeli military uses tech as its protective edge

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a handful of Israel Defense Forces bases to see an F-16I fighter jet, advanced missile defense systems and a pilot's helmet packed with wearable tech.

By September 24, 2015


East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015


How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015


Galactic collision leaves behind a stellar mess

A newly released Hubble image of a spiral galaxy shows the telltale signs of two galaxies colliding.

By August 16, 2015


AT&T bolsters mobile data plans to keep pace with rivals

New plans that offer more data for your dollar and free calls and texts to Canada and Mexico help AT&T stay competitive against T-Mobile and Sprint.

By August 14, 2015


Sprint unveils free calls, texts to Canada and Mexico

The wireless carrier's Open World plan will also charge five cents per minute for calls to Latin America, the Dominican Republic and over 180 countries around the world.

By August 11, 2015