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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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Car tech you can't miss at CES 2015

Whether its self-driving, integrated data in the dashboard or next-generation driver displays, CES 2015 will showcase the latest in automotive tech, plus what we can expect to see in the next decade.

By December 11, 2014

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Social networking corrals 72 percent of U.S. adults

Total usage among U.S. adults is up to 72 percent in May 2013 from 67 percent in December 2012, with more older people signing up.

By August 5, 2013

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Android tops U.S. smartphone sales, but iOS catching up

Apple's share of U.S. smartphone sales hit 42.5 percent for the three months ending in June, a 3.3 point rise from a year ago, says Kantar Worldpanel.

By July 29, 2013

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Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.

By December 20, 2014