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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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Meet the Vietnamese smartphone maker gunning to be the next Apple

Road Trip 2015: BKAV, which made its money selling security software, is the first to design and build a smartphone in Vietnam. The question is, will anyone buy it?

By July 31, 2015

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All the things Apple Watch can do without an iPhone nearby

You still need an iPhone to set up and use the Apple Watch, but it can do things on its own, too! Fitness, music, Apple Pay and a few more things, too -- here's how they work.

By April 18, 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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Twitter's 'Nearby' could reveal who's tweeting, well, nearby

The microblog is apparently testing a mobile feature that would map tweets posted by Twitter users, whether you follow those users or not. Privacy advocates take note: it seems to be opt in.

By December 14, 2013

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Man finds iPhone that fell from airplane

The phone dropped 9,300 feet and ended up in a field alongside a hungry donkey in rural Texas.

By July 31, 2015

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ShareWhere -- confess to nearby strangers (you know you want to)

The latest secrets-focused app believes it's different -- because you share your most stunning secrets anonymously with other users who are physically near you.

By August 23, 2014

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The tech that gets me soaring

Airline travel isn't painful and it's certainly not a bore -- it's one of the most amazing things you can do.

By August 3, 2015

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Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By August 3, 2015

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Insane flying semi-truck sets jump record, nearly takes out building

Stunt filmmaker Gregg Godfrey set a new record at Evel Knievel Days and nearly made a mess of Butte, Montana in the process.

By July 28, 2015