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Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year

Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the US within the year, thanks to new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday

Fitbit motivational feature to take users on virtual hikes

Fitbit wants to get you to exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of your neighborhood

Apple iOS 9.3.5 solves huge security problems

The iOS 9.3.5 update follows the discovery of spyware exploiting flaws that could compromise earlier versions of the mobile software.

Could humans live on newly discovered exoplanet?

Astronomers are thrilled with the discovery of a new planet. Why does this matter? Prof. Michael Shara tells CNN's Jonathan Mann.

Subscribe and save? Don't count on it

Kurt the 'CyberGuy' explains how Amazon's subscription program may cost users more in the long-run

Microsoft Thinks Macs Are As Useful As 'A Hat For Your Cat'

The Mac vs PC war is on once again with the release of a new Microsoft commercial. Maria Mercedes Galuppo (@mariamgaluppo) has more.

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Drone Owners, Get Pumped — The FAA Is Taking Things To New Heights

More than 3,300 drone pilots signed up to take the new aeronautical exam the first day it was available.

Drones meet drought in skies of storied California farmland

In the drought-stricken West, where every drop of water counts, some California farmers are using advanced drone technology to save the scarce resource

Behemoth bike: German eyes world record for heavy pedaling

A German man has built a behemoth bicycle that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike

The Bowlus Road Chief travel trailer has 1930s looks with 2016 tech

The Limited Edition trailer has enough battery juice to keep you off the grid for over a week.

What would a real 'cyber war' with Russia look like?

Tech Take: TrustedSec's Alex Hamerstone on how a cyber conflict with Russia might escalate in the wake of recent hacks on the New York Times and DNC

Soft Robots Could Make Human Interactions With Robots Safer

A new octopus-inspired robot could lead to medical advances.

Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Pope Francis and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have met at the Vatican

Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest

Officials say a computer breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information

What to look for when buying a storage device

CNET editor Dong Ngo helps you find the storage that fits your needs.

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Not your average smart phone

Tech Take: Tom's Guide's Mark Spoonauer showcases the SPOT Gen3, Robin by Nextbit, CAT S60, Honor 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Revolutionizing the fight against drowning

Tech Take: Kingii founder Tom Agapiades on how he set out to create a new flotation device that provided more comfort than traditional life vests and inflatables