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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Governments to debate Kyoto climate dilemma

Developed and developing nations are at odds over the future of the Kyoto Protocol. Negotiators are meeting in Bangkok early next month to tackle the issue.

By Feb. 17, 2011

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Robot marching 300 miles from Tokyo to Kyoto

Eat your heart out, Energizer Bunny: Panasonic's battery-operated Mr. Evolta robot is on a 300-mile trek from Tokyo to Kyoto.

By Sep. 23, 2010

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Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo visionary, dies at 85

Yamauchi oversaw the launch of Nintendo's first-ever games console, the Color TV Game 6, and was in charge for all of the company's most famous gaming triumphs.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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3D-milled ice cubes get brief, beautiful life

A Japanese creative agency applies "cutting-edge" technology to chunks of ice to create multidimensional mini sculptures best enjoyed over -- or in -- a cocktail.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Nintendo gaming visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

The Japanese company's former president is credited with turning Nintendo into the gaming giant is it today.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Scientists find a way to see your dreams

Japanese scientists have developed an algorithm that's able to predict what dreamers see from their neurological patterns.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Internet pioneers to collect first Queen Elizabeth Prizes

The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.

By Jun. 24, 2013

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Panasonic's Evolta bot completes 300-mile trek

Mr. Evolta makes it to Kyoto. But Tim Hornyak wants to know when he'll go head to head with the Energizer Bunny?

By Nov. 24, 2010

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Computer visionary says he knows who invented Bitcoin

The identity of the creator of the virtual currency has eluded even its core developers. But computer visionary Ted Nelson thinks he has the answer.

By May. 19, 2013