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Should Knee Defender be banned on flights?

After an argument over the use of a seat-recline preventer becomes heated, a United Airlines flight is diverted. Should the device be banned?

By August 26, 2014

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going all out for all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

By July 23, 2014

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Hands-on with the Dimple NFC buttons

This ingenious little stick-on strip works as advertised, though you'll have to wait to get one.

By May 23, 2014

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Airbnb nears major funding round on $10B valuation, report says

The company could raise as much as $400 million to $500 million in a round led by equity firm TPG, according to the report.

By March 20, 2014

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Airbnb co-founder: Firm could expand beyond lodgings

Co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk says Airbnb could partner with other companies, like Uber, or perhaps even launch a standalone service.

By March 19, 2014

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Airbnb makes smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mandatory

The peer-to-peer housing rental site is giving away free detectors and first-aid kits as part an effort to improve safety.

By February 21, 2014

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Patent licensing terms still murky for next-gen video

Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.

By January 17, 2014

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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High-tech Skully helmet: A Google Glass that's born to be wild

The Skully P1 motorcycle helmet's heads-up display and integrated tech is far from ready, but it holds the promise to revolutionize both biker lids and consumer-grade heads-up displays.

By November 16, 2013

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Woman cited for Glassing and driving 'pretty sure' she'll fight ticket

Cecilia Abadie, who was pulled over by California Highway Patrol for speeding and wearing Google Glass, says she wasn't actually using the device when she was stopped.

By November 1, 2013