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Making a car lighter is more difficult than you might think

The Center for Automotive Research investigates the barriers that stand between us and lighter, more efficient vehicles.

By February 5, 2016

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Alphabet? Google? Either way, it's ready to rumble

Google has always been light-years ahead of its time, thanks to its unconventional co-founders. They're shaking things up, again.

By January 29, 2016

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How sex tech could threaten the world's oldest profession

The adult industry's embrace of virtual reality and Internet-connected toys mean porn is getting more and more lifelike. Will there be room for the real thing?

By January 24, 2016

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A future of self-driving cars? We're ready now

The younger generation no longer feels as strong a need to be behind the wheel -- and phones have stolen some of cars' cachet.

By January 23, 2016

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Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015

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How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America

After being named the worst company in America two years in a row, current and former executives, employees and partners tell us how EA redeemed itself.

By June 2, 2015

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Top 5: Things we value most in car infotainment

With so many choices and features in the center head unit, what do we really value? Brian Cooley tells you about some recent research that makes it pretty clear.

By September 15, 2014

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Hold very still: Super-quiet rooms permit IBM nano research

Specialized microscopes within Big Blue's Zurich nanotechnology center are shielded from the slightest vibrations, radio waves, and even air turbulence.

By October 18, 2013

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Please de-friend your ex: How people are using Facebook

A study by the Pew Research Center charts the habits of Facebook users. Shocker: People don't like it when their friends overshare.

By February 3, 2014