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Flying on the world's fastest sailboat

It's called L'Hydroptere and the French concept sailboat -- with its marine style wings -- basically flies on the water. CNET's Molly Wood meets Alain Thebault, the boat's skipper, and gets an inside look at the tech that makes it glide.

By October 23, 2012

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Calendar app and sailboat-racing game: iPhone apps of the week

This week's apps include a simple calendar app for viewing more months at a time and a sailboat-racing game that's more than meets the eye.

By March 19, 2010

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L'Hydroptère sailboat flying high

Speeding sailboat closing in on world record

By January 31, 2007

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Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

Skimming along a bay in Africa, this sleek carbon-fiber craft seems to barely touch the water.

By November 20, 2012

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Students build autonomous transatlantic boat

Scout is a robot boat designed to sail more than 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to Spain. The last attempt by a robot sailboat failed after 400 miles.

By May 3, 2011

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Simulation verdict: Elon Musk's Hyperloop needs tweaking

Ansys, a company specializing in computer-based engineering simulations, inches the moon-shot idea one step closer to reality.

By September 19, 2013

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Google Nexus Prime coming in October with Super AMOLED HD screen

The next generation of Android is set to arrive in October, with the Google Nexus Prime sporting an eye-popping HD screen built by Samsung.

By August 18, 2011

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Kids' rubber band instrument plays Bach, nets prize

Contest sponsored by PBS' "Design Squad Nation" challenges young engineers to build big. And they do, crafting a confetti-launching trebuchet, and a solar-powered hot tub, among other creations.

By September 7, 2011

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Speakers that call from the high seas

A system that's built like a sailboat.

By October 25, 2007

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Kite-based aerial imagery arrives in Google Maps

Frank Taylor's photographs, taken by a camera suspended from a kite, has fleshed out a few patches in Google's online maps of the world.

By October 12, 2010