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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015

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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015

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Meet the Vietnamese smartphone maker gunning to be the next Apple

Road Trip 2015: BKAV, which made its money selling security software, is the first to design and build a smartphone in Vietnam. The question is, will anyone buy it?

By July 31, 2015

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Robot roadkill: Adorable hitchhiking Hitchbot found mutilated

Hitchbot was trying to make its way across the US, relying on the kindness of strangers. This weekend it was found beheaded. This is why we can't have nice things, America!

By August 3, 2015

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NASA photographer grabs rare shot of space station in front of moon

The International Space Station once again steps into the moonlight in an extraordinary photo. See if you can spot it.

By August 3, 2015

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Misfit CEO Sonny Vu on Vietnam's modern-day success story (Q&A)

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET sits down in Ho Chi Minh City with the CEO of Misfit Wearables to talk about the Vietnam tech scene and why the fitness tracker is making a big bet on the country.

By July 29, 2015

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The problem with Amazon Dash buttons

Limits on choice mean the new shopping gadget won't click for everyone. Bridget Carey explains how the buttons work, and the rule changes for sharing your Prime perks with others.

By August 3, 2015

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Delightful Oculus VR animated short film 'Henry' officially debuts (Tomorrow Daily 217)

We're suckers for Pixar films, and we're suckers for anything VR, so when we heard Oculus Story Studio teamed up with an ex-Pixar employee to make a cute animated short film about a hedgehog who wants a hug, we knew we we on board with the concept.

By July 29, 2015

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Oculus Story Studio debuts adorable VR short film 'Henry' (Tomorrow Daily 217)

Khail and Ashley explain how you can tour the International Space Station, discuss Oculus Story Studio's newest VR film "Henry" and talk shop on the first legal drone delivery in the US. #TDHenry

By July 29, 2015

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In this fake city, cars learn to talk to each other

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Mcity, a 32-acre fake city in Michigan designed to test self-driving cars' navigation and communication abilities -- and to keep research from migrating to Silicon Valley.

By July 30, 2015