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The giant Airbus A380 and the tiny French village

Road Trip 2011: Each time Airbus prepares to build another A380, it must first send a convoy of the giant components for this mammoth airplane on a 124-mile journey that passes straight through the middle of the tiny French hamlet of Levignac.

By Jul. 18, 2011

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Building the A380, the world's largest passenger plane

Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a firsthand look at how the double-decker behemoth that is Airbus' A380 is assembled inside the largest industrial building in Europe. It's a sight to behold.

By Jul. 15, 2011

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Microsoft threatens Halo: Reach players with 'permaban'

Microsoft isn't too happy that Halo: Reach has leaked. Company reiterates that anyone playing any unauthorized title runs the risk of being banned from Xbox Live.

By Aug. 24, 2010

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Wielding the Xbox 'banhammer'

Stephen Toulouse has gone from squashing bugs to policing the Xbox Live online service. In an interview, Toulouse discussed how his old gig helped preparing him for a new generation of threats.

By Jul. 21, 2009

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Artsy light show reveals a surreal universe

Step away from the norm for a moment and enter the ethereal with this stunning projected spectacle by artist Romain Tardy.

By Nov. 7, 2012

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Coolest paper airplane ever and the plane nut who built it (Q&A)

Don't call Luca Iaconi-Stewart crazy. He'll do that himself. He built a gorgeous scale model of a Boeing 777-300ER, entirely out of manila folders. Now he tells CNET why he did it.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Airbus A350 XWB to make first flight Friday

The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Paris Air Show crowd greets third Airbus A350 test flight

It was a good day for Airbus publicity as its energy-efficient passenger A350 jet flew over the high-profile air show and the French president hitched a ride in an A400M airlifter.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Airbus' A350 XWB makes its first flight

With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.

By Jun. 14, 2013

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Curiosity fires ChemCam laser for first time on Mars

The mission's Chemistry and Camera instrument, or ChemCam, hit a fist-size rock with 30 pulses of its laser during a 10-second period. Each pulse delivers more than a million watts of power for about five one-billionths of a second.

By Aug. 21, 2012