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'Blind with rage': Pepsi Perfect shortage infuriates 'Back to the Future' fans

Social media erupts with the ire of fans who fear they missed out on their one opportunity to order a little piece of "Back to the Future Part II." Pepsi later says fans will get another chance.

By 22 October 2015

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "attack internet freedoms," a Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By 29 June 2015

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You talk, the CNET Smart Home listens

What technology should we test in the CNET Smart Home? For many of you, security is a top priority.

By 9 October 2015

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A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By 30 September 2015

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Autocorrect gets woman a blind girl on birthday cake

Technically Incorrect: She wanted a blond girl on top of her daughter's cake. Marie Seggie sent a text to say so. Sometimes, though, autocorrect thinks it knows better.

By 19 August 2015

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The 404 Show 1,622: PrimeDay fails, fixing Reddit, color blindness cure

Today we rehash the Amazon PrimeDay disappointment, unpack the Reddit fiasco, uncover a cure to colorblindness and a whole lot more!

By 18 July 2015

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Tears of joy: 3D printing lets blind mom-to-be 'see' her son

Combining ultrasound and 3D-printing technologies leads to a wondrous moment for an expectant Brazilian mom.

By 7 May 2015

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By 4 February 2016

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This finger-mounted camera helps the blind to read

An MIT-developed device mounted on the user's hand guides the finger along lines of text, employing a camera to convert text to audio.

By 11 March 2015

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By 3 February 2016