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Fans want Weird Al for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Over 40,000 fans have signed a petition asking the NFL to invite parody singer Weird Al Yankovic to headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

By August 7, 2014


10 new HD channels for Freeview as Ofcom backs BBC plan

Telecoms watchdog Ofcom is backing the BBC and friends in calling for up to 10 more HD channels on Freeview.

By November 19, 2012


Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014


Space station loses touch with Earth after glitch

As Mission Control Houston upgraded software on the International Space Station's main computers, primary communications were lost for about 3 hours.

By February 19, 2013


These flexible RFID tags can take the heat

Fujitsu has come up with a flexible, ultra high frequency-band RFID tag that can withstand temperatures up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit and high-pressure conditions of 2 atm.

By October 7, 2009


MAVEN blasts off to Mars on $671 million mission

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution -- MAVEN -- spacecraft starts a 10-month voyage to the Red Planet to study how the martian atmosphere has changed over time.

By November 18, 2013


Mars orbiter nudged back into place for rover landing

With a short rocket firing, NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft was nudged back into position to cover the final moments of the Mars Science Laboratory rover's descent to the surface August 6.

By July 24, 2012


Bad reception: a TV antenna FAQ

You may have the newest, shiniest television on your street, but it will be all for nought, if you can't receive free-to-air digital TV.

By May 16, 2012


FanVision: A dream gadget for NFL stadiums?

An in-stadium video-streaming handheld device is ready to launch at a handful of NFL stadiums, hoping to take the TV experience into the stands.

By September 9, 2010


Curiosity on course, ready for dramatic Mars landing

Engineers say NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover is on track and in good health as it races toward the red planet for a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface to kick off a $2.5 billion mission.

By August 5, 2012