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Building the U.S. Army's M1A2 Abrams tank (pictures)

Since 1980, the Army has depended on the Abrams for battlefield superiority in combat. As part of Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman checked out how these battle-tested vehicles are forged.

36 Images By July 10, 2013

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U.S. Army explores fuel efficiency with new vehicle

Multinational engineering firm Ricardo finished its first build of a new light tactical vehicle for the U.S. Army, with one of its main design goals being fuel efficiency.

By October 10, 2011

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Looking down the road at Apple's automotive future

No, Apple isn't building a car yet, but recent hires point to the company looking to position itself as a much bigger player in the automotive world. Let's look a little deeper at the implications.

By February 13, 2015

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Apple car a possibility -- just not anytime soon

Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein say Apple could conceivably build an electric, "autonomous" car. But they don't expect the vehicle to hit the market for at least five years.

By April 14, 2015

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U.S. Navy sees shipboard laser weapon coming soon

A solid-state laser will be installed on the USS Ponce, and it may well end up parked in the Persian Gulf.

By April 8, 2013

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Scantily clad booth babes at tech trade shows get wardrobe check

RSA Conference follows other associations in writing new dress codes for its exhibitors. And that means no more tube tops, minidresses or bodysuits for women -- or men -- staffing their booths.

By March 31, 2015

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Insurer AIG gets green light to use drones in processing claims

Federal Aviation Adminstration gives insurance powerhouse approval to use unmanned aerial vehicles to examine disaster sites, assess risk and get claims rolling.

By April 8, 2015

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NSA's Internet spying will cost US tech vendors $47 billion

Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.

By April 2, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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Ford launches car that prevents you from speeding

Technically Incorrect: The S-Max is equipped with an Intelligent Speed Limiter, which reads speed limit road signs and slows you down accordingly.

By March 24, 2015