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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015

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Doh! Teens sold iPhones that were Play-Doh bricks, police say

Technically Incorrect: In the latest attempt at fooling the unsuspecting and gullible, three Detroit area teens allegedly talk a MetroPCS store into buying fake iPhones.

By July 28, 2015

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Texting while strolling makes you walk funny, study confirms

The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.

By July 31, 2015

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How a procrastinator launched a new industry

You can thank Web designers for embracing Photoshop, software that lets anyone turn an OK photograph into something more.

By July 16, 2015

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Girl gets leg stuck in drain while texting and walking

Technically Incorrect: A preoccupied Chinese teen puts a foot in the wrong place and her slim leg takes a plunge. Not LOL.

By June 22, 2015

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AT&T bolsters its wearables cred with six new devices

The company is claiming it has the largest selection of wearables of any carrier, with more than 30 devices offered.

By June 17, 2015

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Judge bans woman from using cell phone after fatal crash

Technically Incorrect: A Michigan woman was distracted by her phone when she hit and killed a cyclist. A judge decides her phone is a privilege, not a right.

By June 4, 2015

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Woman reportedly shoots self in head while taking selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

By May 22, 2015

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Leaving on a jet plane...fueled by fungus?

Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.

By May 6, 2015