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'Brain-to-Brain' Communication Edges Forward

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:53pm
Research continues on connecting two brains via an electronic interface, a year after a pair of UW professors showed it was possible.






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4chan Images Match Slay Scene: Investigators

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:29pm
David Michael Kalac, who faces a second-degree murder charge, was spotted early Wednesday in Portland, Oregon, but eluded capture, authorities say.






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Fitness Trackers: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:13pm
The real story is how long these devices will remain in use after the holidays have come and gone.






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A Midsummer Night's Stream: Shakespeare on Demand

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:13pm
The Globe Theater in London, the most famous Shakespeare venue in the world, is now streaming select performances on its new Globe Player website.






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Tesla Delays Launch of Model X SUV to Next Summer

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:32pm
Tesla also lowered the number of expected vehicle deliveries for 2014 by 2,000 to 33,000, citing hardware changes to Model S.






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4chan Slaying Suspect May Have Eluded Portland Cops

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:21pm
Portland, Oregon, police think they stopped a man wanted in a killing in Washington, but a chase was called off because it became dangerous to others.






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Band Plays With Only 3D-Printed Instruments

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 2:47pm
A band in Sweden is using instruments made with 3D printers.






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Apple Documents to Be Unsealed in Supplier Bankruptcy

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:46pm
A federal judge has ordered the release of documents detailing the steps that led to Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies’ bankruptcy filing.






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Filing Your Tax Return ... On Your Phone?

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:08pm
Filing your tax return is always a laborious process, but there's an easier way – via your smartphone.






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'Big Hero 6': The Science Behind Disney's Big, Soft Robot

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:38am
If the soft, gas-filled robot of Disney's "Big Hero 6" sounds far-fetched to you, you may be surprised to learn it's not just a lot of hot air.






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'Big Hero 6': The Science Behind Disney's Big, Soft Robot

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:56am
If the soft, gas-filled robot of Disney's "Big Hero 6" sounds far-fetched to you, you may be surprised to learn it's not just a lot of hot air.






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Suspect in 4chan-Linked Murder Leads Cops on Chase

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:17am
Detectives probing a death in Port Orchard, Washington, said they were investigating photos posted online purportedly showing the victim’s body.
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Did 4chan User Kill Woman, Post Grisly Pics Online?

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:17am
Detectives probing a death in Port Orchard, Washington, said they were investigating photos posted online purportedly showing the victim’s body.






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People Still Text and Drive, Despite Dangers

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:08am
More than a quarter of the texting drivers believed they "can easily do several things at once, even while driving."






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Racially Diverse Emoji Finally Coming in June 2015

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 8:05pm
Five different skin tones are slated to be available when the next version of Unicode's software rolls out next summer.






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Apple-1 Computer Sold by Steve Jobs Is Up for Auction

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:10pm
The only known surviving Apple-1 computer to have been sold directly by Steve Jobs out of his parents' garage is up for auction.






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Amazon Begins Extending Prime Perks to Other Sites

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:17pm
Amazon announced next-day shipping on purchases with the mid-size British fashion retailer AllSaints.






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Facebook Says Governments Want More of Your Data

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:14pm
Facebook says government requests for user data increased about 24 percent since the last half of 2013.
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Swipe Left: Dating App Tinder Removes CEO Sean Rad

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:21pm
Sean Rad, CEO of the popular dating app Tinder, has been demoted, according to the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.






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Amazon Prime's New Perk: Unlimited Photo Storage

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 2:03pm
This service provides unlimited storage in the Amazon Cloud. Prime Photos accepts uploads from iOS and Android devices, Fire tablets and Fire phones.






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