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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By August 30, 2014

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Brainwave tech could help ALS patients control appliances

Patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease can become paralyzed, and technology is now being developed that could let them control smart appliances with their brainwaves. CNET's Kara Tsuboi checks it out.

By August 30, 2014

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Mind control making life with ALS better (pictures)

Using cutting-edge technology that reads brain waves, patients with ALS are regaining some control of their lives.

11 Images By August 30, 2014

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Tech leaders get soaked in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Zuckerberg, Nadella, and others join the viral challenge, which was created by Massachusetts resident and ALS patient Pete Frates.

By August 14, 2014

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Watch teens react to Weird Al's music videos

Can legendary laughmeister Weird Al Yankovic impress the teenagers of today? The Fine Brothers find out.

By July 31, 2014

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Putting dollars to charity a la app, with a social twist

A new wave of apps lets you give to charities and challenge your friends with just a few swipes on your phone -- and it will cost you as little as nothing.

By July 30, 2015

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Stephen Hawking to answer your questions via his first Reddit forum

In his first Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) forum, the renowned physicist plans to discuss his concerns that artificial intelligence could one day outsmart mankind if we're not careful.

By July 24, 2015

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Jimmy Wales talks up People's Operator, the carrier and social network that gives to charity

"Huge numbers of people want to do good things," says the Wikipedia co-founder as he brings company to the US.

By July 23, 2015

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J.J. Abrams and Chewbacca take the Twizzler Challenge

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams shares an intimate moment with known fuzzball Chewbacca on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

By April 22, 2015

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Facebook new video app gives you a new way to Riff with friends

Video sharing has become the newest battleground in the social network wars. Facebook new tool lets your friends add to the videos you create.

By April 1, 2015