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Shape-shifting 'superhero' material can lift 1,000 times its weight

Call Wayne Industries! A stretchy new polymer can pack a punch, with a shoelace-size piece able to lift the weight of a liter of soda, its creators say.

By February 9, 2016

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Need to call the FBI? Hacker offers you 20,000 numbers

The names, titles and contact information of thousands of FBI and Department of Homeland Security employees are allegedly dumped online.

By February 8, 2016

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Hackers hit U.S. Department of Energy

During a cyberattack on the agency's computers and servers, the personal data of employees and contractors is stolen, but, reportedly, no classified data is leaked.

By February 4, 2013

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Obama asks Congress for $19 billion to stop hacks

The White House has submitted a massive budget proposal that shows just how serious the president is about cybersecurity.

By February 9, 2016

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The feds are 'blown away' by Smart City Challenge submissions

The Department of Transportation's call for visions of connected cities received 77 submissions, with 300 companies offering partnerships.

By February 8, 2016

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Less love for tech's impact on Silicon Valley

San Francisco Bay Area residents say the technology industry is hurting the middle class and the poor, while exacerbating the economic divide.

By February 10, 2016

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Crave giveaway: Custom-designed Timbuk2 messenger bag

CNET's Jessica Dolcourt visited the Timbuk2 factory and personally designed a cool-looking bag. One winner gets to take it home this week.

By February 12, 2016

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Bond, Bentleys and more: Take a tour of the new Petersen Automotive Museum

The new Petersen Automotive Museum has race cars, hot rods, Bond cars and more. Here's a full tour.

By February 8, 2016

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By December 22, 2015

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Amazon puts Zombie Apocalypse clause into terms and conditions

Technically Incorrect: In the fine print for a games-development engine called Lumberyard, Amazon allows itself a smile. Unless it knows something we don't, of course.

By February 10, 2016