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Makani energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Makani's energy kite is an airborne wind turbine that aims to generate more energy using less materials.

This autonomous boat is attempting to cross an ocean using only solar power

The "Seacharger" hopes to become the first unmanned vehicle to cross an ocean using only solar energy during its month-long voyage from California to Hawaii.

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This ping pong robot can be programmed to be the perfect partner

The Trainerbot is a smart ping pong robot that aims to take your skills to the next level.

Only the government knows what this top-secret Shuttle look-a-like is doing

It's been a year since the Air Force launched the secret X-37B. There are many theories about why it's up there, but the government isn't saying much.

A solar powered plane has gone halfway across the US as it flies around the world

Solar Impulse 2 surprised Oklahoma residents when it made an unscheduled stop on Thursday.

Mingis on Tech: MacBooks are hot, trade shows are not

Executive Editor Ken Mingis, Apple expert Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Content Editor Keith Shaw check out Apple's just-updated MacBook and debate whether trade shows like Interop and CES are on their way out.

Autonomous trucks hits public roads

Six groups of trucks just took part in the EU Truck Platooning Challenge, an international test of autonomous truck driving technology.

Apple reports first drop in iPhone shipments

For the first time since it launched, shipments of the iPhone dropped year-on-year and pushed Apple revenue and profit down.

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in California

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft arrived in Silicon Valley late Saturday night. It was the ninth leg on its trip around the world.

Solar plane is heading for Silicon Valley

The remarkable Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has resumed its round-the-world flight attempt and took off from Hawaii on Thursday for Silicon Valley.

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Rain could make your solar panels dirtier, not cleaner

Researchers are trying to figure out factors that affect the life of solar panels.

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Apple hears Taylor Swift, to pay artists during free music trial

The pop star had earlier complained about Apple's decision not to pay artists during the free trial

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Taylor Swift slams Apple for not paying artists during Apple Music trial

'We don't ask you for free iPhones,' the singer said this weekend, so Apple shouldn't demand free music

Dish T-Mobile in merger talks

Dish Network, T-Mobile US reportedly in merger talks

The merger would be the latest in a wave of consolidation in the U.S. media and communications industry