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NHTSA pulls back from driver distraction regulation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines today for automakers to build nondistracting electronics into cars, but fell short of passing regulations.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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The 404 1,265: Where we build weapons of mass distraction (podcast)

Did you know that Dave Chappelle was in a "Home Improvement" spinoff sitcom in the 1990s? All of the episodes are on YouTube right now, and we'll trace its history on today's 404 episode.

By May. 7, 2013

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Ep. 1265: Where we build weapons of mass distraction

Did you know that Dave Chappelle was in a "Home Improvement" spinoff sitcom show in the 1990s? All the episodes are on YouTube right now, and we'll trace its history on today's 404 episode.

By May. 7, 2013

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Fed driver distraction guidelines make navigation unusable

The recently issued National Highway Transportation Safety Agency guidelines for automakers to minimize distraction for in-vehicle electronics included few surprises, except for the proposal to freeze maps on navigation systems.

By Mar. 21, 2012

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Five distraction-free text editors for Google Chrome

Since you can already use Google Chrome to check your e-mail, the weather, and news stories, why not try to get some work done in it, too? Here's a serving of five distraction-free (and free in cost) text editors that you can use right inside of your browser, yet still save your work for later.

By Jul. 18, 2011

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YouTube gets a distraction-free new look in Cosmic Panda redesign

YouTube has a new look. Google is experimenting with a new, cleaner design for the all-conquering video-sharing site, called Cosmic Panda.

By Jul. 11, 2011

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Inside Ford Motor's 'Distraction Lab'

A behind-the-scenes look at Ford Motor's Distraction Lab, where researchers look at ways to improve driver safety.

By Oct. 29, 2009

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Driving without distraction

New laws in California and Washington require drivers to use hands-free devices when using a cell phone in the car. CNET tells you how to keep both hands on the wheel.

By Jun. 15, 2008

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Quietube makes YouTube watching distraction-free

Quietube provides a more responsible way to share YouTube links with friends. It cuts away everything but the video, getting rid of distraction.

By Mar. 20, 2009

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Tangler: Profiting from the distraction economy

New services like Tangler, coComment, and Satisfaction are solving the fragmenting world of user comments.

By Aug. 2, 2007