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 News: Robots pivot solar panels to face the sun | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 121

Just like a sunflower turns its head toward the sun, smart and efficient solar panels must do the same for maximum energy absorption. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits Qbotix in Menlo Park, Calif., where the company introduced a new robotic tracking system that mechanically pivots solar panels, saving energy and money.

 News: Inside the guts of a battery factory | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 186

CNET's Jessica Dolcourt goes inside Leyden Energy to show how longer-life batteries are made.

 News: Apple-Samsung jury foreman shares his 'lightbulb moment' | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 137

Two jurors in the Apple v. Samsung patent case, both electrical engineers, discuss how they came to their $1 billion decision with CBS News/KPIX correspondent Don Knapp.

 News: Tech Minute: Intimate social-networking sites | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 66

For a lot of people, sites like Facebook or Google Plus have become too impersonal for sharing life's important moments. After all, you could have hundreds or thousands of "friends" who might not care about all those details. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two more intimate social-networking sites that make privacy a priority.

 News: How Huawei is working to soften its image | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 240

CNET senior writer Jay Greene talks to John Roese, senior vice president at Huawei, about the challenges the telecom company must overcome in the U.S. market.

 News: Apple's patent win and what it means for you | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 105

A federal jury rules that Samsung violated multiple Apple patents. CNET's Sumi Das tells you what to expect when you shop for your next smartphone.

 News: How Hollywood tech helps Ford design cars | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 137

CNET's Bridget Carey takes a look at the virtual reality and motion capture technology Ford uses to design cars. The tech was on display during a New York art exhibit for the 2013 Ford Fusion.

 News: Tech Minute: Best apps for concertgoers | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 62

With a wealth of outdoor festivals and concerts, summer is a great time to explore new music. And armed with a few handy smartphone apps, you'll never miss out on your favorite bands. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shares some of her favorites in this Tech Minute.

 News: Protect yourself from online security breaches | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 99

If your online identify or information has been hacked, you're not alone. In fact, it's become increasingly common. CNET's Sumi Das tells you how you can protect yourself in CNET's online security series.

 News: Are you a smishing victim? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 90

Smishing is the latest in high-tech scams. And they're hitting cell phones everywhere. Sumi Das explains what smishing is and how you can protect yourself.

 News: Tech minute: Must-have gadgets for back to school | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 67

It's that time again. Grab your book bags, pens, and... gadgets! CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes a look at some essential gizmos for the college-bound student.

 News: Flying at hypersonic speeds of 3,600 mph | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 74

One day we might be able to fly from Los Angeles to New York in 45 minutes. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is developing technology that could make hypersonic flight possible.

 News: Sony demos cross-controller tech at Gamescon | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 398

At Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Sony demos its PS3-Vita cross-controller technology. Owners of both gaming devices can now use their Vita as a second controller for new games on the PlayStation 3.

 News: How keystroke authentication could replace passwords | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 100

The rate at which you type and the length and pattern of your pauses may be the latest in biometric identification. Sumi Das talks to researchers at Iowa State University about how their research could render passwords obsolete.

 News: High-tech sound system lets restaurant control noise level | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 95

Loud restaurants are a major turn-off for many diners. But a new sound system -- disguised as art and controlled by an iPad -- is helping one Berkeley restaurant control the noise of those annoying background conversations.


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