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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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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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GPS ski goggles hit the slopes (pictures)

CNET's Jay Greene tried out several pricey GPS-enabled goggles with heads-up displays showing his speed, distance traveled, and more. The gadgets, alas, often proved as vexing as they were downright cool.

7 Images By January 3, 2013

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Sleekbooks: A slippery slope

Based on HP's Envy Ultrabook and Sleekbook unveilings yesterday, it's clear that the naming problems for slim laptops aren't going away anytime soon.

By May 10, 2012

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Facebook ad puts lubricant joke on slippery slope

Nick Bergus posts a joke on Facebook about an Amazon listing for a 55-gallon tub of personal lubricant. Soon, he becomes the unwitting pitchman for the product. Social ads, anyone?

By February 28, 2012

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Vail Resorts unveils ski slope geolocation system

As apps like Foursquare and Facebook Places permeate the mainstream, one ski resort operator is hoping that it can use similar tech to its advantage.

By August 30, 2010

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NASA photos show possible flowing water on Mars

They're called "recurring slope lineae." They've been showing up in photos of Mars, and they could be explained by the presence of seasonal water flows on the red planet.

By February 10, 2014

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GPS device tests your skills on the slopes

The "Flaik" tracks skier's performance and can compare it with others on its online community.

By June 3, 2008