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GM plans to launch hands-free driving by 2016

'Super Cruise' feature will keep vehicles in a specific lane while making necessary steering and speed adjustments.

By 8 September 2014

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Nike finally releases FuelBand app for Android

Nike announces Android support for its FuelBand fitness tracker just months before the expected launch of Apple and Google-made wearables. Too little too late?

By 18 June 2014

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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By 13 June 2014

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Three Dyson inventions you'll never see in stores

Dyson shares three vacuum-free projects that were never green-lighted for production.

By 2 June 2014

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Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.

By 19 April 2014

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Nike FuelBand -- out of gas already?

The sportswear company could be close to ditching its fitness hardware efforts, but don’t sound the death knell for Nike technology. Consider, for one thing, the Apple connection.

By 11 April 2014

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New $20 million VC fund targets hot hardware startups

San Francisco's Lemnos Lab is aiming to fund some of the hottest startups in robotics, aerospace, connected devices, and other fields. Already its portfolio companies have raised $35 million in funding.

By 26 March 2014

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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By 7 February 2014

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By 28 January 2014

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Girl wants a dragon, so scientists make one

When a 7-year-old asks Australian scientists for a dragon, they first give her a sincere apology, then figure out how to send her an adorable 3D-printed winged beast.

By 13 January 2014