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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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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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Brrzzzt! U.S. Army checks out laser-based lightning tech

Future weapon would seek out targets that conduct electricity better than the air or ground that surrounds them.

By June 28, 2012

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

By September 22, 2014

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Norwegian army trials Oculus Rift to drive tanks

The Norwegian army is trying out virtual-reality gaming headset Oculus Rift in an attempt to improve safety while driving tanks.

By May 6, 2014

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iPad traffic dips across North America

Apple's tablet still dominates web usage, according to stats from ad network Chitika, but Samsung tablets have picked up speed over the past year.

By January 27, 2015

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Cablevision sets sights on mobile carriers with Wi-Fi-only service

Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.

By January 26, 2015

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Cheerful tweets may mean a healthier heart

A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease.

By January 22, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Blasting off with Moon Express at Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is gunning for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We went down to Florida to watch a test of the team's lunar lander and to get an early look at its historic new facility.

By January 22, 2015