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Solar Impulse set to soar on U.S. tour (pictures)

With a cross-country U.S. tour set to start in May, this solar-powered airplane is out to show what can be done with big thinkers, smart technologies, and a little innovation.

18 Images By March 28, 2013

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Solar plane to embark on coast-to-coast U.S. tour

Before trying to fly around the world without using a drop of fossil fuel, the Solar Impulse visits the U.S. -- touching down in Phoenix, Dallas, New York, and other cities.

By March 28, 2013

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By July 16, 2013

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Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.

By July 12, 2014

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Huawei exec: We're 'not interested' in the U.S.

Eric Xu, one of three rotating CEOs at the Chinese telecom gear maker, made the comments at an analyst conference in response to a question about congressional inquiries into Huawei spying concerns.

By April 24, 2013

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Why Raytheon dumped a decades-old way to make missiles

When Raytheon decided to build a new missile factory, it brought in new technologies and replaced a manual-intensive process that was prone to mistakes.

By June 16, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014

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Exclusive: RadiumOne’s very strange story just got stranger

Turns out RadiumOne's fired CEO isn't the only employee with a spotty record, according to the US Secret Service.

By May 8, 2014

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Man offers NSA-spotting tour on Facebook; police not amused

An obviously humorous German man goes on Facebook and offers a spy-spotting tour of a U.S. facility. The local police are not amused. Because the local Americans suggested they shouldn't be.

By July 17, 2013