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'ArtLifting' site uplifts the homeless by selling their art

An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.

By August 28, 2014

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Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014

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Meet the C-17, the 'workhorse' of the Air Force

The ample airlifter has supported missions both martial and humanitarian. Now Boeing has delivered its last one to the Air Force as it gets ready to power down its C-17 assembly lines.

By September 21, 2013

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Help! My town is trapped in the 1980s!

Wednesday night a major fiber-optic line was severed in northern New Mexico, leaving the tourist town of Taos, and Crave contributor Eric Mack, without wireless or Internet service for an entire day. The humanity!

By June 20, 2013

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AT&T adds wireless emergency alerts update to iPhones

Those users with an iPhone 5 or 4S will now get messages that let them know when there is a natural disaster, Amber alert, or presidential alert in their area.

By June 16, 2013

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Dungeons & Dragons 'destroyed people's lives'

US Southern Baptist televangelist Pat Robertson has spoken out against the evils of playing Dungeons & Dragons.

By April 28, 2013

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How to win at SXSW -- and live to brag about it

CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman has been going to South by Southwest for years. When a friend asked for advice on how to get the most out of SXSW, he had plenty of suggestions.

By March 6, 2013

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FCC holds first hearing on Sandy communications failures

FCC is conducting field hearings to examine what went wrong following Superstorm Sandy, and how to keep Internet and wireless service up following the next disaster.

By February 5, 2013

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Social media notes on the 12-12-12 Concert

#121212concert, the all-star fundraiser for Superstorm Sandy relief, was jam-packed with social elements.

By December 13, 2012

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Design of the times: The secret to creating cell phones for seniors

As cell phones become more ubiquitous in today's world, what do manufactures do to make sure seniors don't get left behind?

By November 7, 2012