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Virtual Reality Takes You Inside DORA the Robot's Eyes

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:56pm
Telepresence still isn't a lot like real life. Researchers aim to change that by supercharging this new type of gadget with virtual reality.

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How Virtual Reality is Being Used to Tackle Prejudice

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:19pm
One group of technologists and researchers is working to use virtual reality to create a new way of helping people better understand each other.

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It's a Small, Small World in Microscope Video Contest

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:36pm
Nikon is out with the winners of its annual Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, highlighting the best videos of microscopic subjects.

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Secretive X-37B Space Plane to Test New Thruster

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:35pm
After years of silence on the X-37B space plane, the Defense Department has revealed that the craft will host an experimental new thrust system.

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Tech's Quest to Revive San Francisco's Underbelly

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:58am
The homelessness, poverty and drug abuse are still apparent, sitting literally at the feet of some of the world's fastest engines of wealth creation.

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A Leather Smartphone? LG Unveils The G4

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:01am
LG an unexpected strategy with its new G4 flagship phone: leather.
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Google's 'Digital News Initiative' Hands $163 Million to Publishers

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:12am
After being thwacked so many times in Europe, Google is taking a new tack: Extend an olive branch to the fourth estate.

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Forget the Watch: iPhones Make Apple Profits Tick

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:59pm
Apple turned in another blow-out quarterly financial report, thanks in large part to continued hot sales of its iPhones.

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U.S. Teen Smashes Rubik's Cube World Record

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:35pm
There's a new Rubik's Cube champion in the house, and his name is Collin Burns.

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Astronauts Take In 'Gravity' on New 65-Inch Screen

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:01pm
Over the weekend, astronauts aboard the International Space Station raised eyebrows with their choice of movie: "Gravity."

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Retail Tracking Company Violated Privacy Policy: FTC

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:34am
The FTC complaint alleges shoppers didn't know they were being tracked and there was no in store opt-out mechanism for them to use.

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Facebook Tool Helps Track Nepal Quake Survivors

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:20am
Safety Check, which it rolled out last year, asks users in an area affected by disaster or tragedy if they are safe.

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Nepal Earthquake Spurs Tech Companies to Action

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:41am
After a devastating earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, tech companies are hoping their products can help provide much-needed relief.
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Silicon Valley Is Finding it Harder to Ignore the Blind

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:05am
As companies like Netflix and Uber go from start-ups to tech giants, they are finding it harder to ignore people with disabilities, especially the blind.

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Astell & Kern Unveils Flashy New High-End Audio Player

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:47pm
Astell & Kern, makers of luxury audio players, will soon have a flashy new device on the market: the highly pocketable AK Jr.

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Tiny Robots Carry Loads Over 100 Times Their Weight

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:58pm
Inventors at Stanford have created a handful of tiny robots that can carry objects many times their weight, like robotic ants.

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Computer Takes on Poker Pros at Texas Hold 'Em

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:05pm
Computers may have proven their superiority at chess, but what about poker, where mind games are as much a part of the game as the cards themselves?

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Here's Why Your Boss Is Pumped About the Apple Watch

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:55am
If you thought your smartphone had you tethered to your job, just wait until you're wearing an Apple Watch.

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Will Consumers Learn To Love the Apple Watch?

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:02am
The first customers to sign up for the new Apple Watch will begin receiving their devices today. NBC's Mark Barger and Julianne Pepitone report.
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Latest Acer Notebooks Blaze With Color

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm
If you're looking for a cheap Windows notebook and want something with a little flair, Acer has you covered.

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