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freight

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Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013

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Xperia Play launch delayed by Vodafone and Three due to 'freight issues'

The two operators have both delayed their launch of the Xperia Play gaming phone, albeit not for the same bug-related reasons as O2.

By April 1, 2011

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Aggies rethinking truck freight with electric train

Texas A&M research group is prototyping an automated electric train designed to accommodate standard shipping containers and trailers.

By June 18, 2009

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Trains to answer traffic, cost, pollution cries?

Shifting 25 percent of U.S. freight from trucks to trains could put nearly $1,000 in your pocket, according to the Association of American Railroads-backed Congestion Relief Index.

By July 1, 2008

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

FedEx's Package Lab puts thousands of boxes a year to the test to make sure they're up to the rigors of being shipped. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the package torture.

By July 11, 2014

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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014

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Oculus Rift could run Android, says chief tech boffin

The virtual reality headset could run Android, and effectively work as a standalone games console, according to its chief tech officer.

By October 20, 2013

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Disney debuts 'Star Wars: Rebels' 7-minute preview

Get ready for a new space adventure loaded with action, intrigue, and yes, Stormtroopers with this preview of the "Star Wars: Rebels" animated series from Disney and Lucasfilm.

By August 5, 2014

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PS4 official teardown video is reverent, white-gloved

Sony engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori gently unpacks his company's new PlayStation 4 and slowly, carefully takes it apart in this video.

By November 7, 2013

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Google Barge to set sail for new home within a month

CNET has learned that the famous barge project is expected to be moving from Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay to a new construction home, most likely somewhere else in the bay.

By February 21, 2014