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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

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

AutoComplete: Mercedes and Infiniti are most likely to let robots take the wheel

Engine and transmission updates underpin 2017 GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado, and BMW's got some two-door plans up its 7 Series sleeve.

Spying on the Soviets from space

"Declassified" explains how the HEXAGON satellite program gave the U.S. an advantage over the Soviet Union. Watch Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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.

Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

The FBI is warning state officials to boost election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states

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.

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.

Pokemon, just go: France doesn't want creatures in schools

France's education minister wants the makers of "Pokemon Go" not to locate the rarest of their virtual creatures in schools

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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

Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

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

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.

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.

Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views

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