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Plant-powered breathing apparatus for a dystopian future

Designer Chiu Chih created an artistic version of an air tank using a plant as a filter and oxygen generator. It's ready for a post-apocalyptic world.

By August 19, 2013

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By October 8, 2014

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Twitter sues US government over user data-request gag rules

Social network says current government restrictions on transparency are preventing tech companies from being fully honest with the public.

By October 7, 2014

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Patent pictures hint at unobtrusive Google Glass design

The high-tech specs may someday look more like ordinary glasses, if this set of pictures shows a new design direction.

By August 20, 2014

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By August 13, 2014

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By May 27, 2014

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See an insanely complex gizmo zip a zipper the (really) hard way

You may never want to zip up your zipper like a commoner again, after seeing how this crazy Rube Goldberg machine built by students does it. Genius.

By May 21, 2014

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Woolworths focuses on technology with "Hub" trademark application

Woolworths could be set to launch its own dedicated technology sub-brand, lodging a trademark for a new logo and branding for "Hub".

By April 27, 2014