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High-tech gifts worth the splurge

From so-called hoverboards to the iPad Pro, there's a high-tech toy for just about everyone on your holiday list. These are the latest and greatest tech splurges.

By December 2, 2015

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High-tech toys raise privacy concerns

Talking to your toys has always been a part of growing up, but what if they could have a real conversation with your child? CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on a new generation of connected toys available this holiday season and the privacy issues parents need to keep in mind.

By November 10, 2015

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​France tries rejuvenating high-tech manufacturing with Internet of Things center

Investors hope the Cité de l'Objet Connecté in France will become a hub for designing and building new networked devices. French government agencies are chipping in some initial funding.

By June 11, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech

The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.

By March 22, 2014

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Hitting the slopes with high-tech ski gear (Video)

From goggles that can show you trail maps to gloves that let you control your phone, CNET's Sumi Das strapped on her snowboard to take some ski gadgets on a test run.

By February 12, 2014

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Intel stuffs its backpack with high-tech textbooks in Kno deal

Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.

By November 9, 2013

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Artist's low-tech art form gets high-tech attention

The humble toothpick has been elevated to a thing of art. An elaborate sculpture of San Francisco is drawing crowds to the city's Exploratorium museum. CNET's Sumi Das shows us a surprising low-tech device used to create the masterpiece.

By October 11, 2013

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High-tech rifle lets shooters hit a target 1000 yards away

Austin-based TrackingPoint introduces what they're calling the world's first smart rifle. Armed with a high-tech tracking scope and a guided trigger, it allows hunters and even first shooters to hit a target 1000 yards away. CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with CEO Jason Schauble to talk about the technology and what it was like to introduce the $22,000 rifle in the months following the Sandy Hook school shooting

By August 30, 2013