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AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015

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How to catch up on all the Marvel movies before the new Avengers

We've laid out every Marvel movie and tv show in chronological order for you to watch -- or just to impress people.

By April 30, 2015

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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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A soldier's gear on D-Day (pictures)

A look at the cutting-edge gear a soldier would likely be carrying storming the beach at Normandy in 1944.

19 Images By June 6, 2014

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How 'Star Wars' saved 'The Avengers' (and 9 other Avengers tidbits)

CNET's Michael Franco interviews the author of the new book "100 Things Avengers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die," and gets 10 of them for readers.

By May 1, 2015

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Eye-popping 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is almost too spectacular (spoiler-free review)

Iron Man, Captain America and the team are back for an adventure that's nearly too big for the cinema screen.

By April 21, 2015

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How robots can help soldiers haul their heavy gear (pictures)

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a prototype designed to assist combat units by autonomously hauling their gear. That's useful since the average soldier carries 130 pounds of gear.

12 Images By June 24, 2014

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Hero combat dog skydives with the soldier she saved

Layka, who lost a leg saving soldiers from an attacker in Afghanistan, skydives with her handler to test a new parachute harness for US combat dogs serving abroad.

By June 12, 2014

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Today's Army soldier gear (pictures)

Updated for 2014, the modern soldier carries a range of state-of-the-art communications gear, personal protection, and powerful weapons into combat.

10 Images By June 6, 2014