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New York's Metro-North Railroad to test smartphone tickets

The test will determine if smartphone owners can easily purchase tickets directly through their devices, avoiding long lines at the counter.

By Jul. 12, 2012

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Where the Transcontinental Railroad finally joined

At Promontory Summit, Utah, the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869 after 1,776 miles of track had been laid over six years.

By Jul. 4, 2009

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Windows 8.1 Metro: Start or stop?

The tiled, touch-centric Metro interface is an integral part of Windows 8. So integral that Windows defaults to Metro on start up. Should this change?

By Feb. 1, 2014

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Philips Citiscape Metro Headphones

The Citiscape Metro on-ear headphones have a great sense of style for a budget-priced headphone, but the sound lacks clarity.

By Mar. 15, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 15, 2012
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Tweeting, video chatting atop North America

On Road Trip 2009, CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman uses Inmarsat's BGAN mobile satellite modem to get online and conduct a video chat at 14,264 feet. Live-blogging falls victim to the elements.

By Jun. 22, 2009

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AT&T to take gigabit broadband to 21 new metro areas

AT&T plans to extend its U-Verse with GigaPower fiber network to more cities as it prepares to face off with Google in deploying ultra high-speed broadband.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave

Passengers might think twice before blaring music, sneezing on strangers, or falling asleep drunk on the subway with these charming posters spotted in Japan.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

A purported UX designer for Microsoft reveals why the "love it or hate it" Metro environment is the default in Windows 8.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Mozilla scraps Metro version of Firefox, citing low interest

Very, very few are interested in using the browser on Windows 8's touch-first interface, so Mozilla is mothballing the code and sticking with the older, more popular "desktop" version.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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AT&T poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina

AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.

By Apr. 9, 2014