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freight

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Woman allegedly texting walks into moving freight train

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman, who witnesses say appeared to be texting, survives after walking straight into a passing train.

By March 10, 2015

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Zero Latency: The VR revolution begins in Melbourne, Australia

For Road Trip 2015, CNET gets a hands-on preview of a world-first VR entertainment facility before it opens its doors to the public on August 15.

By August 13, 2015

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BMW puts a 40-ton electric truck on the road

In a step towards greener goods transportation, BMW and Scherm put a 40-ton electric freight truck in operation in Munich.

By July 9, 2015

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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Girl gets leg stuck in drain while texting and walking

Technically Incorrect: A preoccupied Chinese teen puts a foot in the wrong place and her slim leg takes a plunge. Not LOL.

By June 22, 2015

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New sensations: The radically different Magnepan .7 speakers

The Magnepan .7 redefines the state of the art for affordable high-end speakers.

By May 16, 2015

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Mesmerizing views from a rolling Amtrak train (pictures)

An avowed techie enjoys slowing down and taking in crumbling buildings, faded western towns and colorful freight engines from the window of a train from Albuquerque to New York City.

12 Images By April 27, 2015

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Why a speed-loving techie loves slow-moving train travel

Commentary: A slow rail journey from Albuquerque to New York City gives Crave writer Amanda Kooser plenty of time to contemplate how trains fit into a world where so many people prize velocity.

By April 27, 2015

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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