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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

By September 15, 2014

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Prosthetic hand with Wolverine claws is the best there is at what it does

A custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand brings the "snikt" with Marvel hero Wolverine's signature colours -- and detachable claws.

By September 9, 2014

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Like turtle meat? Head to this state, says US 'food map'

Real estate site Estately.com continues its tradition of mapping unusual things onto these United States -- like "burgoos" and "Frito pies."

By September 4, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,540: See-through solar panels, LG Music Flow, superhero workout, Redskins (podcast)

LG's Music Flow speaker really knows how to listen.

By August 20, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,540: See-through solar panels, LG Music Flow, superhero workout, Redskins (podcast)

Researchers at Michigan State University have created a see-through solar panel called "a window." Plus, LG's Music Flow speakers, a superhero workout, and an app that forces children to call their parents.

By August 20, 2014

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Google Glass creator heads to Amazon

Babak Parviz, who led the development of Google Glass and other technologies at the Internet search-engine giant, confirms to CNET he left for Amazon.

By July 14, 2014

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Scoop: Sprint tests out family data plan, other discounted offers

The wireless carrier is testing a cheaper version of plans offered by AT&T and Verizon Wireless, underscoring the notion that it's moving away from being simply the "unlimited data" carrier.

By July 7, 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