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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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Attention, shoppers: Pinterest rolls out 'Buy It' buttons

The new e-commerce feature, for now, will appear on the digital-scrapbooking site's iPhone and iPad apps in the US. But it's coming to the Android app too.

By June 30, 2015

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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Can Samsung crack wireless audio with its dinosaur egg speakers?

Traditionally shying away from the audio business, the South Korean electronics giant is trying to make an impact with its new wireless speakers. CNET goes deep within Samsung's research facility to see if it has what it takes.

By June 18, 2015

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Is this the world's most adorable octopus?

An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it may be named for its charms.

By June 18, 2015

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Harman app teaches you to be a better listener

In its quest to deliver better audio quality in its home and automotive sound systems, Harman International trains its focus groups to listen for specific frequencies in music, using an app available to the public.

By June 5, 2015

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Ford sells sustainability to China with MyEnergi Lifestyle pilot

Ford has launched its MyEnergi Lifestyle sustainability program at CES Asia, selling the message of renewable energy, efficient vehicles and lower energy bills to Chinese consumers.

By May 24, 2015

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Google Chromebooks score in schools but slow to catch on elsewhere

Research firm Gartner says Chromebook sales will hit 7.3 million this year, but most of those sales will come from only one market -- education.

By May 21, 2015