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Spin iOS app brings human element to video chat, collaboration

A new mobile app out on iPhones and iPads brings a colorful, animation-heavy design aesthetic to digital communication, all in an effort to make screen-to-screen interactions more "human."

By 2 October 2013

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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By 15 November 2014

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When is a company's Facebook post not an ad?

Facebook has decided to exert more control over posts that it deems "overly promotional." Ultimately, though, isn't every Facebook post by a company promotional?

By 17 November 2014

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Japan is building a robot that can play baseball

A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.

By 14 November 2014

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Buy your cat a robot: Mousr acts like real prey

Mousr, a smart robot for cats, harnesses technology in the pursuit of endlessly entertaining your easily bored feline.

By 11 November 2014

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Nightfall debut shows live-action Halo series still a sideshow to games

Commentary: The latest attempt to bring the sci-fi shooter series outside its game origins is more of the same, illustrating the failures of keeping the best plot points away from the medium that could do them justice.

By 7 November 2014

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Rdio revamps itself for streaming-music newbies

Aiming to step out of the shadow of Spotify, Pandora and Apple's iTunes Radio, 4-year-old Rdio beefs up its free radiolike service and designs a warmer welcome for the uninitiated.

By 4 September 2014

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Artist builds giant 3D clay printer to make beautiful ceramics

Netherlands-based artist Olivier van Herpt wanted to 3D print ceramics. The problem? There was no machine that could do what he wanted. His solution was to build his own.

By 21 August 2014

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Moneyball hits the NFL via a San Francisco 49ers app

The football team, which plays its first game in its new stadium Sunday, worked with SAP to improve its scouting through the use of data analytics.

By 16 August 2014

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Bite my pie chart: Data Cuisine expresses facts with food

We're all familiar with charts and infographics. Data Cuisine makes them more creative (and delicious) by expressing information with edibles.

By 4 July 2014