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skyscrapers

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Oculus Rift places users atop a 47-story skyscraper

Marriott is hoping virtual reality gives visitors the travel bug. The hotel chain has partnered with tech companies to create a 4D experience using the Oculus Rift VR headset. But how realistic is it?

By November 20, 2014

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Inside Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper (pictures)

Though he designed more than 400 buildings around the world, the master architect's only tall office building is in a small town in Oklahoma. CNET Road Trip went straight to the top of Price Tower.

35 Images By July 20, 2014

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Price Tower: Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper

He designed more than 400 buildings, but his only tall office tower is in a small Oklahoma town. CNET Road Trip 2014 took the journey to Bartlesville to see the master's interpretation of the skyscraper.

By July 20, 2014

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Skyscraper's natural death ray melts Jaguar

A man parks his car outside a London skyscraper -- known as the Walkie-Talkie -- under construction. He returns to find elements of his car have been melted by light reflected from the building.

By September 2, 2013

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Gamers play Tetris on the side of a skyscraper

The 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia plays host to what is believed to be the biggest display for the classic game ever.

By April 6, 2014

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Where'd that building go? Korea to get 'invisible' skyscraper

Now you see it, now you don't. A 1,476-foot tower planned for construction just outside of Seoul, South Korea, appears to disappear through optical technology.

By September 13, 2013

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

By September 2, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.

By August 22, 2014

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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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WWDC set the stage. Now Apple needs to deliver

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference offered iOS and OS X software features that help secure its ecosystem. But products remain a question mark.

By June 3, 2014