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Armourcard beats RFID skimmers, without changing your wallet

With contactless payments on the rise, one Australian company has created a small device to block RFID scanners from skimming your card details -- and you won't need to buy a new wallet.

By 24 March 2015

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Swedish office gets under employees' skin with RFID microchips

Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.

By 4 February 2015

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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By 24 September 2014

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Robotic kitchen will be your own personal chef

A robotic kitchen stocked with a database of 2,000 recipes becomes a high-tech personal chef.

By 21 April 2015

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Robobarista autonomously makes latte, taught by the Internet

Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.

By 22 April 2015

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Retailers use new tech to track you in stores -- and in dressing rooms

Smart shelves know what products you touch, shopping carts come loaded with tablets, and dressing room mirrors track what you try on and ask for your phone number. The National Retail Federation's annual trade show reveals how tech changes the way we shop.

By 15 January 2015

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Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By 19 November 2014

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Adorable penguin rover uses chick disguise to get in close

Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.

By 3 November 2014

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Tech Retrospect: HTC unveils 'selfie' phone, pocket cam; Apple teases next affair

Can HTC capture buyers' attention with a "selfie" phone and action cam? Also, Apple's invitation to its latest event offers few hints. Plus, a new Tesla and all the latest tech in Tokyo in this look back at the week that was.

By 11 October 2014

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Plastc: A Coin challenger appears

Universal credit card Coin hasn't even arrived yet, and already a challenger touting superior features has arrived on the scene.

By 8 October 2014