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Look up! Sunday solar eclipse will be visible from East Coast

The last solar eclipse of 2013 will take place in the early hours of November 3, and look closest to full over Atlanta and Pittsburgh.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By Jun. 20, 2012

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MQ-8C Fire Scout robo-copter makes first flight

The B variant has already helped the Navy capture drug smugglers and carry out recon missions in Afghanistan and Somalia. The new MQ-8C is bigger and will pack a bigger payload.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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Google Ideas tackles violent extremism

The Web giant launches a new online initiative to bring together former extremists, survivors, nonprofits, academics, and private sector leaders to fight violent radicalism.

By Apr. 25, 2012

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Comic book superheroes take on world hunger

The biggest names in supervillian butt-kicking are turning their sights on famine, with DC's Justice League leaping into the fight.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Japan has robots, Britain has CCTV: Every country is the best at something

Every country is the best at something and a rather wonderful infographic reveals which country has the most text messages, solar panels and pigs

By Aug. 9, 2010

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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And you thought music piracy was bad....

Music piracy is one thing, but piracy piracy? Quite another.

By Jan. 9, 2008

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Google execs' 'New Digital Age' resists cyber-siren song

book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Avoid sinking feeling with bulletproof lifejacket

The personal flotation device's lightweight, hard-plate armor defeats assault rifle rounds and still floats.

By May. 27, 2009