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Oracle to pay $1.7B for network service provider Acme Packet

The deal is expected to benefit Oracle as its business customers move to all-IP networks.

By February 4, 2013

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PaperFold E Ink phone is context sensitive based on folds

A foldable e-paper smartphone concept adjusts how it displays information based on the configuration of folds between its three screens.

By May 1, 2014

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Microsoft keyboard prototype integrates gesture control

Microsoft Research has designed a keyboard that integrates gesture controls for a more seamless user interface.

By April 28, 2014

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What does a Twitter mention smell like?

A wacky system called Sensabubble projects your notifications onto soap bubbles. For more information just pop one and take a whiff.

By April 25, 2014

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Researchers reveal the language of Kickstarter success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have analyzed the top phrases of successful -- and unsuccessful -- Kickstarter campaigns. Hint: mentioning cats doesn't hurt.

By January 16, 2014

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Reimagining death for the 21st century

Compostable cocoons for corpses? Urns with OLED displays? Some of the ideas out of the Design for Death competition could dramatically change the way we bury our loved ones.

By August 2, 2013

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Body scanner ruling could squelch NSA domestic spying

Electronic Privacy Information Center organizes request by leading technologists to halt National Security Agency's domestic surveillance. They're trying a novel argument from a 2011 lawsuit.

By June 17, 2013

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Cryptography scientists win 2012 Turing Award

Association for Computing Machinery bestows its award on Shafi Goldwasser and Silvio Micali for pioneering technology in Internet security.

By March 13, 2013

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Microsoft IllumiRoom: gaming without borders

Microsoft's new gaming technology, called IllumiRoom, has finally been revealed in a proof-of-concept video that actually looks really cool.

By January 10, 2013

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DJ meets gym coach with app that keys songs to heart rate

Prototype setup includes earbuds that measure both acceleration and heart beat to calculate how hard you're working, and an app that grabs the best songs to keep you at your target heart rate.

By October 24, 2012