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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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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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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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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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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

"Star Wars: Episode VII" actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, new cast member Daisy Ridley, and director J.J. Abrams take a soaking to raise awareness for ALS.

By August 27, 2014

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'From like 1920': Today's teens react to original NES

Watch as teens, including "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams, attempt to figure out how to play Super Mario Brothers using an original Nintendo Entertainment System.

By September 8, 2014

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All the latest iPhone 6 rumors

A reversible lightning cable, faster LTE, an NFC chip and more are the latest rumors surrounding the iPhone 6. The iWatch could also be delayed to 2015 and Apple takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

By August 21, 2014

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'Star Wars' update: Filming resumes after Ford's recovery

Harrison Ford, now healed after an accident on the set, returns to Pinewood Studios to finish filming his role as Han Solo in "Star Wars: Episode VII."

By August 29, 2014