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Editors' Take

2012 Bentley Mulsanne

CNET takes on the onerous job of driving and riding in the 2012 Bentley Mulsanne, a flagship sedan with iPads for the rear-seat passengers.

November 2, 2012

MSRP: $285,000.00

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Plane's engine catches fire, passenger films it (naturally)

The engine of a BAe-146 jet flying in Australia starts spouting flames soon after takeoff. Who wouldn't want to get some footage of that?

By April 30, 2014

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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

By September 15, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 035: Robot butlers, invisible plane walls, tattoos powered by sweat, and more

Forgot your toothbrush while traveling? Starwood hotels says this little robot named "Botlr" will bring various items up to your room from the front desk. We're just happy it doesn't asking for a tip.

By August 13, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 035: Robot butlers, invisible plane walls, tattoos powered by sweat, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Mike both agree they want their own robot butlers. Also, a concept that replaces tiny windows in planes with panoramic digital views, and a temporary tattoo that could power your wearables in the future.

By August 13, 2014

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This is what happens when a bird smashes a plane's windshield

You've heard the stories about bird strikes. But to see one hit at 170mph is quite something.

By February 23, 2014

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Can a plane be hacked via in-flight Wi-Fi? Researcher says it's so

Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says a security researcher presenting his findings later this week.

By August 4, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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An electric plane and Boeing's Dreamliner star at Farnborough (photos)

We popped along to the UK's gigantic Farnborough Airshow to take a look at an electric plane, the new Boeing 787-9, the Eurofighter Typhoon and plenty more besides.

61 Images By July 18, 2014

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Airbus' electric E-Fan training plane (pictures)

The France-based aircraft maker flew its battery-powered E-Fan over the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look.

6 Images By July 18, 2014