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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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Lock your doors: Protecting your Internet-connected home

The Internet-connected home is arriving faster than you think -- offering conveniences but also new security perils with every smart device you bring inside. Here's how to protect yourself.

By November 2, 2014

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More smart device makers sign up to work with Nest

Pebble leads the pack in this next round of connected devices that will interact with Nest's thermostat and smoke detector.

By October 24, 2014

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Apple has big ambitions for tablet sales with iPad Mini

Apple is counting on the $249 iPad Mini to draw you into its stores. But it's hoping you end up buying a $499 iPad Air instead.

By October 18, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Get a combination Bluetooth speaker, FM radio and mobile charger for $34.99

This compact Jack-of-all-trades also functions as a speakerphone and a receiver for non-Bluetooth devices like headphones and stereos.

By September 30, 2014

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014