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Insane video puts you in front seat of world's tallest 'giga coaster'

A crazy new roller coaster modeled after a hornet's flight is coming to a Charlotte, N.C., amusement park -- and it's not for the faint of heart.

By March 5, 2015

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Dig this: I operated a giant excavator from 2,500km away

An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.

By March 5, 2015

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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015

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Uber's Japan car service hits roadblock as city cracks down

City officials in Fukuoka are debating with Uber over whether the service is a car-sharing operation or a research project.

By March 4, 2015

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How to buy a new phone: The CNET smartphone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By December 16, 2014

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CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.

By February 22, 2015

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Jolla launches Sailfish OS 2.0 with a call to Russia, India, China and Japan

The second generation of the Finnish alternative to Android will appear in phones and tablets this spring, including Intel devices.

By March 2, 2015

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Darth Vader looms large in 'Star Wars' snow sculpture in Japan

Japanese soldiers have built a giant sculpture of Vader and his Stormtroopers for the Sapporo Snow Festival. Who knew the Dark Lord of the Sith looked so good in white?

By February 6, 2015

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The Tommykaira ZZ is Japan's answer to the Tesla Roadster (pictures)

TOKYO -- With a 0 - 60 time of less than four seconds, an $80,000 price tag and no roof, the Tommykaira ZZ is a somewhat more extreme alternative to Tesla's first EV.

14 Images By October 9, 2014

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'Attack on Titan' statues devour tourists at Universal Studios Japan

The gigantic human-chomping statues, based on the popular "Attack on Titan" anime series, are part of a new exhibit in the Japanese theme park.

By January 23, 2015