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high-tech manufacturing

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From humble to high tech, a slow cooker history

From a bean pot to ubiquitous Crock-Pot, here's one appliance with staying power.

By January 31, 2014

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Always On Future Tech: Smoking goes high-tech (and smokeless!)

In this segment from the upcoming "Always On" show, Molly Wood visits a high-tech electronic cigarette manufacturer to learn that the future of smoking is actually "vaping."

By June 15, 2012

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White House aims to boost U.S.-made high-tech materials

At a ceremony, the Obama administration, along with dozens of corporate, academic, and research partners, touts the Materials Genome Initiative.

By May 14, 2012

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Obama proposes creation of six new tech manufacturing hubs

The president uses his State of the Union address to call for an expanded high-tech manufacturing base in the US.

By January 28, 2014

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High-tech aerogels wrap homes with insulation

Aspen Aerogels is selling aerogels--a high-tech insulating material used in oil and gas pipelines and in aerospace--to retrofit older homes to be more energy efficient.

By February 2, 2010

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3D printer heading to space could enable lunar exploration

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon have a new high-tech tool at their disposal. CNET's Sumi Das visits Made In Space, the startup that's developed a 3D printer which works in microgravity, allowing crews to print tools, parts and more on demand.

By September 19, 2014

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Smart feeder recognizes cat faces, tracks multiple felines

A smart bowl with a twist launches on Indiegogo. It tracks the eating habits of multiple cats by using facial-recognition software.

By July 16, 2014

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Gear Fit: How Samsung's fitness tracker got its curve

For Samsung designers in San Francisco, the Gear Fit represents fashion-forward thinking and an effort to make the Korean electronics maker a trendsetter. CNET gets an inside look from design chief Dennis Miloseski on how the wearable came to life.

By July 3, 2014

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Why Raytheon dumped a decades-old way to make missiles

When Raytheon decided to build a new missile factory, it brought in new technologies and replaced a manual-intensive process that was prone to mistakes.

By June 16, 2014

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Solar-roadway backers set crowdfunding record

An Idaho couple has a vision to cover our roadways with smart solar panels. Turns out it's a vision shared by a record number of backers on Indiegogo.

By May 29, 2014