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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


Perfect thin-crust pizza, right in your back yard

The Kalamazoo Outdoor Artisan Pizza Oven features a countertop design so all you have to do is connect it to your fuel supply and get cookin'.

By November 17, 2008