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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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Unrest in Baltimore means big business for Taser

The past year of debate and strife in cities nationwide has pushed law enforcement agencies to begin adopting body cameras. The result: shares of body camera makers are soaring.

By May 1, 2015

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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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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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Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 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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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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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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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