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'Blade Runner' Makes Biblical Return to Twitter

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:30am
Olympic sprinter tweets pictures including inspirational quotes, a psalm from the Bible and photos of him helping children with disabilities.

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Samsung Suspends Supplier Amid Child Labor Claims

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:55am
The world's biggest smartphone maker said it would permanently cut all ties with the supplier if the allegations were true.

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Eyes in the Sky: Are Border Drones Worth the Money?

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:02pm
The White House requests millions more for drones as it deals with a surge of immigrant youths.

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Hotshot! DARPA Tests Self-Guided Bullets

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:28pm
How do you hit a target if you have bad aim? U.S. military research agency DARPA has developed a futuristic sniper-bullet system to solve that problem.

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Google Seeks Help With 'Right to be Forgotten'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:43pm
A panel of experts will advise Google on how best to comply with a European ruling that some people have the “right to be forgotten" by its search engine.

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Does Not Compute: Most STEM Grads Don't Get STEM Jobs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:33pm
Most people with a science, technology, engineering or math degree don't end up in those fields, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Say Cheese! Drones Light Up Photoshoots

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:38pm
Researchers are experimenting with how lightweight drones can assist with rim lighting for photo-shoots.

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From the Tin Man to the Teen Titans: A History of Cyborgs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:56am
Forget man versus machine. Try man and machine. Turns out cyborgs have been fiction's way of rebelling since the nineteenth century.

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Cyborgs Among Us: Human 'Biohackers' Embed Metals in Body

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:45am
Biohacking is a niche community at the literal bleeding edge of body modification, where man and machine become one.

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'Coolest' Smart Cooler Will Power Your Next BBQ

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:53pm
Really, a smart cooler? It sounds like a joke, but who couldn't use a charger, waterproof speaker and blender at their next cookout?

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FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' In-App Charges

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:30pm
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon, saying the company hasn’t done enough to prevent kids from making unauthorized in-app purchases.

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Amazon Seeks FAA Permission to Test Drone Delivery

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:22pm
Amazon has officially requested that the FAA allow the company to test drone-based package delivery in its own backyard.
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Gamers Shed the Stereotype Nerd Image

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:15pm
The stereotype of gamers as inactive, maladjusted nerds is being exposed as a fantasy — in fact, the truth may be the exact opposite.
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Kids, Angry Birds and Robots Could Lead to Rehab Tool

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:37pm
Robots who are taught to play “Angry Birds” could someday be used to help children with disabilities, according to Georgia Tech researchers.

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Elon Musk Donates $1 Million to New Tesla Museum

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:14pm
For his 158th birthday, Nikola Tesla got a day named in his honor and a new science museum with $1 million in funding from Elon Musk.

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Apple's Carbon Footprint Down in Environment Report

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:58pm
Apple has made strides in slashing its carbon footprint but admits there’s room for improvement.
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Martha Stewart Loves Drones, Apparently

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:53pm
Stewart sent a trio of tweets on Wednesday gushing about a "drone-like" flying camera used to take aerial photos of her farm.

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No Apps: Applebee's Goes Tech-Free One Day a Week

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:25pm
Applebee's wants to set aside one day a week for quiet dining. But the rest of the week, it's going all-out to be tech friendly!

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Science Explains Why Koreans Love Cellphone Bling

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:24am
South Koreans love charms and stickers, while Americans like their phones plain, according to a new study.
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Samsung Supplier Accused of Using Child Labor

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:54am
A new report claims that a Samsung supplier in China hired minors to work 11-hour days.

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