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'Chappie' Doesn't Think Robots Will Destroy the World

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:23am
Artificial intelligence has a friend in "Chappie."






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Earthquake Simulator Aims to Prevent Future Devastation

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:29am
A Japanese construction firm has unveiled what it says is the world's most advanced earthquake simulator.






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Zero-G Cocktail Glass Lets Astronauts Drink With Dignity

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 7:41pm
Astronauts work hard all day. Why shouldn't they have a nice drink when they get back to the safety of the space station?






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Apple and Google Plan Fixes for 'Freak' Security Bug

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:48pm
The two companies have developed software fixes for a newly uncovered security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.






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Google Street View Visits The Amazon Jungle

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:33pm
Google has teamed up with a Brazilian NGO that aims to promote conservation in the Amazon jungle, providing us with the Amazon Street View.






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Pebble's 'Time Steel' Is Biggest Kickstarter Ever

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:28pm
The all-steel version of Pebble's new Time smartwatch helped the project become the most-backed of all time Tuesday.






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NBC News Sponsors NYC Drone Film Festival

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:42pm
NBC News has signed on as the headline sponsor of the first New York City Drone Film Festival, an event celebrating the art of drone cinematography.
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NBC News Sponsors NYC Drone Film Festival

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:42pm
NBC News has signed on as the headline sponsor of the first New York City Drone Film Festival, an event celebrating the art of drone cinematography.






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Were Hillary Clinton's Emails Safe from Hackers?

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:45am
How safe were Hillary Clinton's emails? That is the question security experts are asking.
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13 Million Hit by ID Thieves in U.S. Last Year

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 8:43am
ID theft down in 2014, but still a 'significant' problem, report says.






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Stratos Smart Card Combines Credit, ATM, Loyalty in One

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:07am
Stratos is a new smart card that claims 100 percent compatibility with any reader you'll come across out there.






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And the Secret to a Strong Password Is...

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:35pm
A strong password can take many shapes and sizes, but one of the best way to thwart a hacker is to make your password long. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.
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The Secret to a Strong Password: Length

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:35pm
A strong password can take many shapes and sizes, but one of the best way to thwart a hacker is to make your password long. Illustrated by Rob Donnelly.






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Obama Criticizes China's Plans for New Tech Rules

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:09pm
Obama is urging Beijing to change the policy if it wants to do business with the United States.






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Over 30? New Tinder Plus Will Cost You $20 a Month

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:29pm
Tinder is for the young. Or at least it's new service, Tinder Plus, seems to be.






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Physics First: Light Captured as Both Particle and Wave

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:13pm
Scientists in Switzerland have managed to take a snapshot of light in all its elusive wave-particle duality.
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Microsoft's New Keyboard Works on Any Device, Anywhere

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:34pm
Microsoft's super-thin folding keyboard can be hidden away in a purse or jacket pocket just in case you suddenly need to do some real work.






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Your Next Phone Contract Might Be With Google

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 1:19pm
Your next cellphone contract could be with Google, after the search giant confirmed plans to become a mobile operator.






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Toss the Cords! IKEA Furniture Will Charge Devices

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:12pm
Tired of dealing with cords when charging your phone or tablet? IKEA is revealing a new solution.
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Toss the Cords! IKEA Furniture Will Charge Devices

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:12pm
Tired of dealing with cords when charging your phone or tablet? IKEA is revealing a new solution.






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