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US Marines drop Google's robo-dogs for a simple reason

Technically Incorrect: In the end, it came down to sound logic for the warfighters. These were not the dogs of war you're looking for.

By January 1, 2016

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What I learned rewatching the original 'Ghostbusters' films

Commentary: There are surprisingly few ghosts in "Ghostbusters". That's just one of the things CNET's Rich Trenholm noticed when he returned to the '80s classics.

By July 7, 2016

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God of War PS4 influenced by canceled Star Wars TV show, will offer 'more diverse emotional palette'

Plus, there was "a lot of pushback initially" for depicting the Spartan hero as anything other than a "force of nature."

By June 22, 2016

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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015

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Auction for three Steve Jobs business cards reaches $2,405, so far

A family that did catering for Jobs donates the cards for The Marin School's annual fundraiser.

By May 1, 2015

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2K Marin hit with mass layoffs

The developer of BioShock 2 and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified has laid off the majority of its staff, with the remaining staff to be folded into a new 2K studio.

By October 17, 2013

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Oorah! Marines to get hybrid power generators for the field

Aiming to cut fuel usage by as much as 40 percent, the generators use solar power to help Marines stay powered up longer and more efficiently when forward deployed.

By October 18, 2012

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Scientists hack ocean-buoy tech to aid Marines in Afghanistan

The Expeditionary Meteorology System gives Marines in Afghanistan accurate, real-time weather reports by way of a redesigned system originally used for ocean buoys.

By July 26, 2012

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How hacked ocean tech gives Marines real-time weather info (pictures)

Scientists at the Scripps Oceanographic Institute converted existing ocean-buoy technology into a system Marines in Afghanistan use to get accurate weather information. CNET Road Trip 2012 takes a look.

6 Images By July 26, 2012

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At Pendleton, teaching Marines calm in the chaos of combat

With the Infantry Immersion Trainer, the Marines have a system designed to prepare troops for what urban conflict is like. CNET Road Trip embedded -- and got shot.

By July 16, 2012