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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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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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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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Mark Hamill hates his old Jedi beard for 'The Force Awakens'

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Mark Hamill discusses his surprise at reprising the Luke Skywalker role in "The Force Awakens," and how he really isn't a beard person.

By December 15, 2014

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Weird Al the Magnificent and the mysterious floating orb

Fresh off his hit album "Mandatory Fun," Weird Al Yankovic takes to YouTube to demonstrate his newly found skills as a magician.

By December 18, 2014

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Robin Williams was the most popular Google search term of 2014

What else was the United States interested in finding out about? The World Cup, Ebola and Apple's Airdrop also topped Google's list.

By December 16, 2014

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Intel helps Stephen Hawking speak up

The tech giant spent three years collaborating with the renowned scientist on his new communication platform.

By December 2, 2014

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Samsung's 'eye mouse' enables users to control their computer with a glance

Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements.

By November 25, 2014