2024 Results for

maintenance

Article

Wirelessly powered robo-fish need no maintenance

A high-tech aquarium holds robotic fish that feed off wireless power, glow, and swim about in a sealed tank.

By August 26, 2014

Article

Volvo cars become road maintenance probes

In a pilot project announced by Volvo, its cars will communicate slippery conditions to road maintenance authorities.

By March 19, 2014

Article

'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014

Article

Boeing launches airplane maintenance iPad apps

The new apps, which Boeing will demonstrate this week in Europe, should help airline mechanics get quick access to crucial information about parts, maintenance records, and more.

By September 24, 2013

Article

Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

Article

Lenovo to close purchase of IBM's x86 server business on Oct. 1

The $2.1 billion deal ups Lenovo's enterprise offerings, as it takes the No. 3 spot in the x86 server market behind HP and Dell.

By September 29, 2014

Article

FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014

Article

Uber seen upping fee it charges new drivers in SF to 25%

Drivers for the peer-to-peer car service are increasingly being hit with pay cuts and raised costs, according to an Uber notification posted to Reddit.

By September 22, 2014

Article

Hipsterbait: Irking hipsters, one meta T-shirt at a time

Artist Eric Drass, aka Shardcore, turns image faux pas into infuriating meta fashion statements with his latest Twitter bot, Hipsterbait1.

By September 19, 2014

Article

George the goldfish gets life-saving tumor surgery

The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.

By September 16, 2014