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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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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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Google takes next-gen autonomous cars to the streets

Google has begun testing its latest generation of self-driving cars on public streets around its Mountain View headquarters.

By June 25, 2015

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It's a 'Full House' of mayhem in this Grand Theft Auto remake

Whatever happened to predictability? The opening sequence to beloved 1980s-era sitcom "Full House" gets remade in the dark, blood-filled world of Grand Theft Auto V.

By June 12, 2015

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Belgian zombie texters get their own walking lanes

Technically Incorrect: A Belgian smartphone store thinks it would help prevent broken phone screens to draw lanes where people can walk and text. Like that's going to work.

By June 12, 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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Robo-car, go! Google's latest self-driving prototypes are heading to public roadways

The company's bubble-shaped autonomous vehicles will soon take to the streets of Google's hometown to see how they fare in real traffic -- and how we respond.

By May 15, 2015

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Game over, man! Bill Paxton takes on Daniel Radcliffe in GTA TV show 'Game Changer'

Docudrama "Game Changer" will tell the story of the Grand Theft Auto games and the campaigners who tried to ban them.

By April 22, 2015

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Mini's Augmented Vision strides ahead of Google Glass

The carmaker shows off a concept augmented reality system based on a pair of high-tech glasses that give you information about the real world plus navigation and safety views.

By April 19, 2015