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Meet Skippy the stone-throwing robot

Longing for the simple pleasures of a lazy summer day? Up in Sun Valley, Idaho, a cheerful stone-skipping robot awaits your remote commands.

By July 11, 2012

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Google Lunar XPrize: Part-Time Scientists visit the moon in Germany

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.

By August 29, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

By August 21, 2014

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At Frank Lloyd Wright's home, a lab for world-class architecture

Visitors to the Oak Park, Ill., Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio are in for a treat: A look at the place where the famed architect tried out some of the early innovations that would make him famous. CNET Road Trip 2013 takes a behind-the-scenes tour.

By July 2, 2013

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Give Apple a solid 'B' to 'B+' at WWDC 2013

The company set out to prove that it still has enough technological mojo to keep Samsung et al at bay -- and it proved the point even in the absence of a smash announcement.

By June 10, 2013

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From its glass house, Nvidia throws stones at AMD over Windows 7 support

With its next-gen 3D cards still absent from the market, Nvidia chides AMD over Windows 7 legacy support.

By October 29, 2009

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Every 4G phone speed tested on video

The iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, HTC One XL and Huawei Ascend P1 LTE are the first 4G phones, but how fast are they?

By October 2, 2012

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Raspberry Pi to be made in Britain in Sony factory

Raspberry Pi is going to be built right here in the UK, with production moving from China to Sony's Welsh factory.

By September 7, 2012

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Meet the group trying to make AT&T very un-AT&T-like

The telecommunications giant has a reputation of moving at a plodding pace, but a deeper look inside the company shows a place where innovative ideas flourish.

By June 18, 2012

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SpaceX Dragon capsule breezes through station flyby tests

Making its first flight to the International Space Station, a cargo ship built by SpaceX is A-OK in a series of complex tests that set the stage for berthing Friday.

By May 24, 2012