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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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Humanoid robot Jennifer hits the slopes

Why should humans have all the fun in the snow? The University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory tests out its robot's abilities in cross country and Alpine skiing.

By February 3, 2015

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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Apple's slippery slope toward search

(analysis) Yahoo may yearn to win the prize that is the mobile Safari's search box, but Apple could decide to develop its own for the sake of keeping search in the family.

By April 21, 2014

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Hitting the slopes with high-tech ski gear (Video)

From goggles that can show you trail maps to gloves that let you control your phone, CNET's Sumi Das strapped on her snowboard to take some ski gadgets on a test run.

By February 12, 2014

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking join petition to ban autonomous weapons (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Many scientists and technology experts agree that artificial intelligence development should not involve military weaponry, as the decision to kill humans may fall exclusively into the hands of robots. It sounds like science fiction, but it's a real concern among the scientific community.

By July 28, 2015

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Is your shirt smarter than you?

From CNET Magazine: Hats, shirts, socks -- if you can wear it, there's a good chance it eventually will read your vital signs, show your stress levels and even tell you to cut back on your Thanksgiving turkey.

By July 7, 2015

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Ski and snowboard apps to make the most of the slopes

Whether skiing or snowboarding, your smartphone has become an indispensable piece of equipment on the slopes. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some handy apps that will enhance your wintry experience.

By December 31, 2013

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Google Fiber coming to Provo's 'Silicon Slopes'

The mayor of Provo, Utah, reveals that Google Fiber will be coming to his city.

By April 17, 2013

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Active flows on Mars may be from seeping water

NASA scientists speculate seeping water may be causing some fascinating seasonal formations in the mountains of Mars.

By April 9, 2015