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