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​FAA trials show willingness to let drones fly out of sight of operators

The US regulator announces tests of unmanned aircraft flying farther away from pilots than proposed regulations permit.

By May 6, 2015

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Why a speed-loving techie loves slow-moving train travel

Commentary: A slow rail journey from Albuquerque to New York City gives Crave writer Amanda Kooser plenty of time to contemplate how trains fit into a world where so many people prize velocity.

By April 27, 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

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AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015

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For Gorilla Glass testers, life is a daily grind (and scratch and drop...)

At Corning's Gorilla Glass testing labs, the glassmaker that fronts Apple's iPhone tried to show that rival sapphire crystal isn't all it's cracked up to be.

By October 29, 2014

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Tap millions of copyright-free book images via Flickr

More than 2.6 million images from public domain e-books have been uploaded to Flickr as part of an Internet Archive project -- with 12 million more to come.

By September 2, 2014

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Cards Against Humanity creator hits Kickstarter with Slap .45

Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin has joined forces with Gnarwhal Studios for wild west-themed card game Slap .45.

By August 20, 2014

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iPhone 5S vs. train goes exactly like you'd expect

YouTube channel TechRax wonders if an iPhone 5S can survive being run over by a train. Spoiler alert: No, it can't.

By July 24, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/10/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 10, 2014

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Google unveils self-driving car, sans steering wheel

The two-seater prototype relies on built-in sensors and a software system to safely maneuver around obstacles.

By May 27, 2014