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Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015

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Sprint embarks on quest to fix its image, one house call at a time

The struggling carrier's Direct 2 You program, which brings a customer rep to a place of your choosing, now serves New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.

By June 29, 2015

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Self-driving car to embark on cross-country trip

Autonomous-driving tech is being put to the test in what's billed as the longest U.S. coast-to-coast journey of a self-driving car. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how car equipment supplier Delphi plans to journey from San Francisco to New York, through states that currently don't allow autonomous driving.

By March 20, 2015

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Hideo Kojima tries PlayStation VR, visits LittleBigPlanet dev Media Molecule

Plus, we learn what Hideo Kojima had for lunch today.

By January 24, 2016

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Hideo Kojima reflects on making 'magic' after World Tour Comes to an End

"Just having technology doesn't mean you can make magic..."

By January 27, 2016

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How Link, Frodo and Neo can help you live a more epic life

Want to "Level Up Your Life"? In his new book, Nerd Fitness founder Steve Kamb turns to video games and other geeky pursuits to show you how.

By January 27, 2016

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What NASA's doing to help Mars astronauts fight stress

It will be a long, tough journey for the astronauts who embark on the first manned mission to Mars. A brief, new NASA video addresses how the agency's planning to help them deal with the stresses.

By October 15, 2015

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White House embarks on climate change mapping project

The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather.

By March 19, 2014

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Jolla embarks on Sailfish 1.0 with an Android launcher -- and an Angry Birds cover

Jolla's Sailfish software reaches commercial readiness -- and you'll be able to try it out as a launcher on your Android phone.

By February 21, 2014

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Google embarks on smart contact lenses for diabetics

What if people with diabetes didn't have to prick their fingers several times a day to conduct blood sugar tests -- but instead could simply wear contacts?

By January 16, 2014