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Google Glass updates slow down ahead of KitKat upgrade

The electronic eyewear will be "smoother" and "better" after moving to the latest Android operating system version, Google says.

By March 2, 2014

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The 404 1,291: Where we paddle out to North Brother island (podcast)

A tiny abandoned island nestled in the middle of New York beckons us to explore its forgotten shores, an ArsTechnica writer endeavors to install every "free" program offered online, and a magic spray that repels water is now on the market.

By June 25, 2013

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Abe Lincoln's patent for a river navigation device

Looking back: On March 10, 1849, the future president filed a patent application for his imaginative method of "Buoying Vessels Over Shoals."

By March 11, 2013

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Philly challenge to map thousands of AEDs could go national

The MyHeartMap challenge encourages laypeople to hunt down life-saving automated external defibrillators and use their smartphones to transmit photos and locations to researchers building a database.

By February 29, 2012

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Your tech almanac for May 4

The father of radio broadcasting is born, and an antitechnologist goes to prison, manifesto and all.

By May 2, 2008

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Redmond's own Republican fights uphill battle for re-election

A Democratic challenger may score a win in race for Washington's 8th District--home of Bill Gates, Microsoft, and many other tech companies--which once as known as solidly Republican.

By October 27, 2008

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Today in Tech History: May 15, 2008

It's a busy day on the tech almanac: space news, machine guns, and the first attempts at flight.

By May 14, 2008

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Radar Networks takes $13 million, readies Twine for the public

With series B funding in place, company prepares public beta of app that organizes people, places, companies, Web pages, and other concepts into "semantic graph."

By February 25, 2008

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10 predictions for 2008

10 predictions for music and technology in 2008.

By December 27, 2007

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The pros and cons of LEDs for backlighting LCD screens

The pros and cons of LEDs for backlighting LCD screens

By July 22, 2007