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Navy's supercomputing center for weather forecasting (pictures)

The Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., provides weather forecasting for a wide variety of sea-based military and defense organizations.

20 Images By Jun. 20, 2012


Rumor: Amazon forecasting 3 million tablets this fall

With a strong portfolio of content at the right price, the online retail behemoth may emerge as the first Android tablet success story.

By Aug. 5, 2011


Forecasting a dead end for chips

Legendary microprocessor designer Ted Hoff says chip designers may soon find it impossible to keep reducing die size.

By Jun. 30, 2008


WeatherBug now forecasting on iPhone

WeatherBug adds iPhone and iPod Touch capability to its already extensive list of weather apps for desktop and mobile.

By Oct. 23, 2007


Bringing weather forecasting to a lawn

Water, water everywhere, but not in Texas.

By May. 15, 2007


Ambient Devices' weather-forecasting umbrella now available

The Ambient Umbrella, which automatically receives weather data from Accuweather.com via Ambient's Infocast Network, has made some appearances on blogs--but it's now an official product with an official price tag of $125.

By Jul. 25, 2007


How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By Jun. 20, 2012


Same-day booking app HotelTonight predicts the future too

With a new feature called "Look Ahead," the 3-year-old app gives the more cautious traveler confidence to book on a whim.

By Apr. 15, 2014


Amazon Fire TV should light a fire under Apple

It’s time for Apple’s TV offerings to move beyond the hobby stage, says analyst Gene Munster.

By Apr. 3, 2014


How many iPads were sold last quarter? Analysts weigh in

Analysts contacted by Fortune predict a 10 percent rise in iPad sales over those from the final quarter of 2012.

By Jan. 22, 2014