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wildfires

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Wildfires likely torched more than 7 percent of Earth's trees in the past decade

New research estimates that there are currently more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, but CNET's Eric Mack ran the numbers and found a shocking number are going up in smoke.

By September 3, 2015

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Drones disrupt efforts to fight California wildfire

As a wildfire rages, some people send up drones, presumably to shoot video. However, this means helicopters carrying water cannot fly.

By July 19, 2015

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Quest to contact aliens interrupted by wildfires

In northern California, the SETI Institute has to shut down its systems because of wildfires near its telescope array.

By August 6, 2014

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Firefighters testing new technology after Hot Shot deaths

Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.

By August 7, 2014

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Social marketing a big deal? Google thinks so, buys Wildfire

Buying way into the social ad business, Google gets its hands on some viral marketing campaign experts.

By July 31, 2012

Review

Patriot WildFire SSD

The Patriot WildFire offers significant performance gain on any computer at a premium cost.

By July 26, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 26, 2011
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HTC Wildfire S (MetroPCS)

Despite its small stature, the HTC Wildfire S is well-crafted and easy on the eye. Unfortunately, a slow data network holds it back.

By December 6, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating December 6, 2011
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Patriot WildFire SSD review: Mostly wild

CNET editor Dong Ngo's review of Patriot's WildFire solid-state drive.

By July 27, 2011

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HTC Wildfire S (Metro PCS)

If you like good things in small packages, the petite and well-built HTC Wildfire S is an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with your name on it.

By December 20, 2011

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HTC Wildfire S

Its small size won't please everyone, but the HTC Wildfire S is a decent, entry-level Android smartphone for a very affordable price.

By August 9, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 9, 2011

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