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High-tech rifle lets shooters hit a target 1000 yards away

Austin-based TrackingPoint introduces what they're calling the world's first smart rifle. Armed with a high-tech tracking scope and a guided trigger, it allows hunters and even first shooters to hit a target 1000 yards away. CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with CEO Jason Schauble to talk about the technology and what it was like to introduce the $22,000 rifle in the months following the Sandy Hook school shooting

By August 30, 2013


Rolling through the world's largest rail yard

Bailey Yard, a key to Union Pacific's massive rail network, can handle 14,000 rail cars every day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the eight-mile-long facility.

By July 27, 2013


Trains for miles! Inside the world's largest rail yard (pictures)

Covering 2,850 acres and reaching a total length of eight miles, Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Neb. handles 14,000 rail cars a day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the train fan's dream.

27 Images By July 27, 2013


The repair yard where Lionel model trains get rolling again

Inside a nondescript building in northeastern Ohio, technicians fix thousands of beloved model trains. CNET's Road Trip 2013 stopped by to see the magic.

By July 16, 2013


E Ink iPhone case brings all the display to the yard

Is it an iPhone or an e-reader? Well, still an iPhone. But one with a case that does some really great things.

By December 3, 2012


Philadelphia Navy Yard to get solar storage

Energy Innovation Hub to include solar-energy storage unit, micro smart-grid for net-zero home.

By March 31, 2011


Amazon invests in Engine Yard's cloud computing

The $15 million second round of financing will help the 2-year-old Engine Yard develop a cloud computing platform for the programming framework Ruby on Rails.

By July 14, 2008


Guilt-free plastic for composting in your yard

Researchers develop highly degradable sugar-based polymer for plastic from non-food biomass.

By February 19, 2010


Onyx's dual-SIM Android phone brings all the geeks to the yard

Onyx is bringing us two scoops of SIM with three new dual-SIM phones: the Flip, the Slider and the Nero. They're pretty basic, but a dual-SIM Android phone is also on the way

By August 21, 2009


Google scraps its mysterious floating retail store

One of Google's secretive barges appears to be heading to the scrap yard, a US court orders Microsoft to turn over data stored overseas, and HP teases a stylish smartwatch.

By August 1, 2014