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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By May 22, 2014

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Larry Page's stamp on Google: More than moon shots

Since Google's co-founder took charge in 2011, he's had the search giant thinking bigger than ever. What to expect at Google I/O this week? Even if it's nothing mind-blowing, it's all according to plan.

By June 24, 2014

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May the fireworks be with you

For the Pyro Spectacular team that put on a recent "Star Wars" themed fireworks show at the Oakland Coliseum, it's a dangerous all-day job to put together a 15-minute show. CNET got the inside scoop.

By October 5, 2013

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HP sidesteps Autonomy drama; Israel-Palestine makes news

All 11 board nominees were elected at annual shareholders meeting, despite controversy over Hewlett-Packard's botched $11.1 billion software acquisition.

By March 20, 2013

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Forget winter in Westeros, summer's coming to Titan

If you haven't heard of Titan, it just might be the most underrated place on our block, galactically speaking. Crave's Eric Mack has been getting reacquainted with Saturn's largest moon.

By July 25, 2013

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MythBusters to launch explosive new series, 'Unchained Reaction'

The Discovery Channel has given the thumbs-up to a new show to be executive produced by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. In a tweet this morning, Savage called the show his and Hyneman's "new sooper secret project."

By January 20, 2012

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Too fast, too furious: San Diego fireworks torched by tech glitch

Bang on the Fourth of July. The whole, um, shebang of San Diego's official fireworks display went off in 15 seconds instead of 20 minutes. Organizers blame the electronics.

By July 5, 2012

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iPhone goes up in smoke on plane

An iPhone belonging to a passenger on an Australian flight releases smoke and glows red as the plane is landing.

By November 28, 2011

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Google: Oracle, Sun blew it on a Java smartphone

The crux of Google's argument: Oracle and Sun failed to monetize Java on the mobile front and now Oracle is trying to use the courts to achieve what they couldn't do in the marketplace.

By April 18, 2012

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Apple's iPhone 5S, 5C debut: We live in boring times

Marketers will do their best to convince you otherwise, but smartphones now belong to a maturing industry with little sizzle.

By September 11, 2013