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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By 9 July 2014

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Timer in water bottle's cap reminds you to hydrate

Don't let forgetfulness dry you out. Vittel unveils a cap with a built-in timer and warning flag to remind you to sip.

By 29 May 2014

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New mo-cap tech renders CG in real-time

An upcoming short film called Construct finds new ways to use the current CG animation technology to produce mind-blowing results.

By 10 April 2014

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US government reaches 85,000 H-1B visa cap in one week

As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants lobby the government for more high-skilled worker visas, immigration officials say they’ve received too many applications for this coming year.

By 8 April 2014

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Cap'n Crunch is staring at your kid for a reason

Cornell researchers studying "cereal box psychology" say the tempting gazes of all those sugar-hawking characters are carefully angled right at your tykes.

By 3 April 2014

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PrioVR mo-cap gaming suit meets Oculus Rift

Its Kickstarter campaign may have failed, but the PrioVR gaming suit has made a stunning reappearance at CES partnered with Oculus VR for a full virtual-reality experience.

By 6 January 2014

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Vodafone dials up free international calls this weekend

Vodafone is 21 years old and is celebrating by letting its customers make free international calls all this weekend.

By 16 October 2014

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Apple's free U2 album scored fans despite complaints

Not everyone was happy with Apple's gift, but the free album has snagged a total of 26 million downloads, the company tells Billboard.

By 11 October 2014

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An espresso machine in your backpack? Minipresso says yes

The Minipresso is a hand-pumped coffee gadget that's supposed to provide you with traditional machine-quality coffee in a portable package.

By 8 October 2014

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Brilliantly realistic CG head bridges the uncanny valley

Australian artist Chris Jones is constructing a hyper-realistic human body in CG animation, piece by painstaking piece.

By 7 October 2014