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u.s. naval academy

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Welcome to the Naval Academy: 'You're too slow!'

July 1 was the day that 1,247 new plebes showed up at the Naval Academy. CNET Road Trip 2010 was on hand to see these young men and women go through a major life-changing experience.

By July 2, 2010

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After contamination, U.S. naval fleet repositions

The U.S. 7th Fleet announces temporary repositioning of its ships and aircraft away from the Fukushima Daichi plant in Japan after 17 Navy helicopter crew members are exposed to low levels of contamination.

By March 14, 2011

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Drone dogfights by 2015? U.S. Navy preps for futuristic combat

Researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School are trying to figure out how to develop a system that pits two huge teams of autonomous drones against each other. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigates.

By June 21, 2012

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Induction day at the Naval Academy (photos)

Road Trip 2010: Every Naval Academy plebe must first make it past the loud demands of a wall of cadre, intent on breaking them down.

24 Images By July 2, 2010

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Cisco to open tech training academies in Myanmar

After joining Google, HP, Intel, and Microsoft in a delegation to the Southeast Asian country, Cisco pledges to set up training centers to help teach locals tech skills.

By March 7, 2013

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U.S. Naval Research: Gamers make better soldiers

U.S. Office of Naval Research finds that gamers have more advanced cognitive functions that make them better soldiers. Games might be used more actively as training tools.

By January 27, 2010

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U.S. Navy dolphins find antique torpedo

Dolphins trained by the U.S. military to find objects underwater have uncovered a late 19th century torpedo off the California coast.

By May 20, 2013

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Apple updates iTunes U with iPad tools

Starting July 8, new features will be available on iTunes U, a free educational application, including student discussions and course creation.

By June 30, 2014

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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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Is AT&T’s new U-verse ‘second screen’ app really good for babies?

[commentary] A new U-verse TV app aims to get wee ones drawing, but CNET's Maggie Reardon wants to give it a long time-out.

By May 8, 2014