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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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Better, stronger, sleepier: Fitness tech and me

"I Split My Sleep!" The horrifying true tale of wearable technology and polyphasic sleeping.

By August 3, 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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Learn to corner your car like a champ when you're skidding -- with science

The National Geographic show "Science of Stupid" explains what happens when you oversteer or understeer (beside the part where you skid into a guardrail and your insurance premium goes up).

By July 18, 2015

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Volvo plows into bystanders, company says tech could have stopped it

Technically Incorrect: A Volvo accelerates toward people apparently watching a demonstration. The company says that its owner didn't have the pedestrian detection feature installed.

By May 27, 2015

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AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015

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Facebook's 'On This Day' helps you relive the past

The new feature shows you updates, photos and other posts from the current date in past years.

By March 25, 2015

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Delphi car driving itself across the country

Automotive Tier 1 supplier Delphi aims to test and prove its autonomous car technology by letting it drive from San Francisco to New York City.

By March 19, 2015

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In Mercedes-Benz's autonomous concept, we are all coddled passengers

The Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept looks beyond the mechanics of self-driving cars to explore how we'll interact with them once they're here.

By March 17, 2015

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Woman allegedly texting walks into moving freight train

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman, who witnesses say appeared to be texting, survives after walking straight into a passing train.

By March 10, 2015