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DIY photo filters with everyday objects

Here are five household items you can use as do-it-yourself lens filters to add a different look and feel to photos.

By October 15, 2014

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Lego ends partnership with Shell over Greenpeace campaign

Lego has succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace over its long-term promotional contract with petroleum giant Shell.

By October 9, 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

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Ford and Heinz want to cook up car parts from tomatoes

Heinz sure has a lot of extra tomato skins kicking around. The condiment company and Ford explore turning those skins into bioplastics.

By June 11, 2014

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Is the smartphone 'kill switch' really bad for business in California?

Senators who nixed mandatory antitheft software on phones sold in state say it’s bad business. But many won’t say why.

By May 4, 2014

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HP pays $108M to settle US probes into foreign bribes

The tech giant's subsidiaries in Russia, Poland, and Mexico paid bribes to officials to secure lucrative government contracts, federal investigators allege.

By April 9, 2014

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How to clean your TV screen the right way

You'll find as many methods for cleaning a TV screen as there are people you ask. Here's our perspective.

By December 23, 2013

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Battery-free flashlight among Google Science Fair winners

Teens invent a warning system for approaching ambulances, banana peel bioplastics, and flu drug modeling.

By September 24, 2013

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.

By June 5, 2013

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Dress to kill in this synthetic spider silk outfit

Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.

By May 26, 2013