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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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The not-so-secret appeal of Snapchat's fleeting stories

A purpose-altering feature shows how the infant company might actually be ready to stand up and start walking around like a real business.

By February 20, 2014

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Google's quest to build a robot fleet

The former head of Android leads a project to build robots for manufacturing jobs, YotaPhone brings e-ink to smartphones, and Chromecast adds its first game.

By December 4, 2013

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Google's quest to build a robot fleet

The former head of Android leads a project to build robots for manufacturing jobs, YotaPhone brings e-ink to smartphones, and Chromecast adds its first game.

By December 4, 2013

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Smartwatches: Staying power or fleeting technology?

In the burgeoning world of smartwatches, it's unclear if people are actually buying these devices.

By October 3, 2013

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Watch a solar flare captured by an entire satellite fleet

On 1 May, an enormous plasma flare erupted on the sun — and was captured by NASA's fleet of Heliophysics satellites.

By May 8, 2013

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Pentagon grounds entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet

Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.

By February 23, 2013

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Hundreds of floating robots could soon surveil the oceans

A deal between Boeing and Liquid Robotics, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, means fleets of seafaring robots will augment existing military aircraft and ships in monitoring the seas.

By September 23, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014

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U.S. Navy turns to Linux to run its drone fleet

A deal will pay giant military contractor Raytheon about $28 million to install the operating system on its vertical take off and landing (VTOL) drones.

By June 8, 2012