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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

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Apple buys transit-app maker Embark

Apple has purchased another company that deals in local map data. This time it's Embark, a company that specializes in public-transit information and directions.

By August 22, 2013

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Embarking on a Google Glass exploration

In this special edition of CNET Update, Bridget Carey shows off Google Glass and explains the basics of the computer headset.

By May 1, 2013

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Embarking on a Google Glass exploration

In this special edition of CNET Update, Bridget Carey shows off Google Glass and explains the basics of the computer headset.

By May 1, 2013

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Solar plane to embark on coast-to-coast U.S. tour

Before trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fossil fuel, the Solar Impulse visits the U.S. -- touching down in Phoenix, Dallas, New York, and other cities.

By March 28, 2013

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D-Day: 70th anniversary in pictures

A photo tour of Omaha and Utah beaches, and the Normandy American Cemetery, 70 years after D-Day.

By June 5, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014

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Drones grounded in Yosemite

The National Park Service bans the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the park's confines, saying they disrupt the wilderness experience and interfere with emergency services.

By May 4, 2014