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last-mile transportation

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Are motorized shoes the last-mile transport answer?

Less bulky than a skateboard and easier to transport than a bike, Treadways are a good personal mobility solution for covering longer than walking distances.

By July 15, 2010

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014

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Even limited to 25 mph, Google's car will arrive faster than you think

Google's new self-driving car prototype surprised even robo-car experts and suggests the company is further along than expected.

By May 29, 2014

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​Google's self-driving car turns out to be a very smart ride

Don't mock Google's robo-cars. A ride in one shows that you, the driver, may soon be obsolete.

By May 14, 2014

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Apple, Elon Musk and interplanetary travel

Apple doesn't need to make cars. Its software -- iOS, Siri, Maps, and apps -- needs to be integrated into Tesla's terrestrial and extraterrestrial vehicles.

By February 18, 2014

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Missed connections: Limbo in high tech's culture clash

The term "Google bus" has come to symbolize very real tensions between tech companies and the communities they call home. Here's a look below the surface.

By February 8, 2014

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NASA balks at billionaire's request for Mars mission aid

First "space tourist" Dennis Tito asks agency to chip in with some new rockets and cash for a 2017 manned mission. NASA says thanks, but no thanks.

By November 21, 2013

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Uber battles D.C. regulators over the size of its cars

The Washington D.C. Taxi Commission outlaws UberX because it uses mid-size vehicles without a meter, which supposedly causes unfair competition to taxicabs.

By August 21, 2013