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Silicon Valley Ep. 7: Dressed to the benigns

In the penultimate episode of Silicon Valley's premier reality show, nothing much happened and it took an hour for nothing much to happen. Which made it quite riveting. Oh, there was a health scare. But not much of one.

By December 18, 2012

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Boston Dynamics' Atlas is terrible at karate

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.

By November 11, 2014

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Click and Grow lets you benignly neglect your plants

Just add batteries and keep an eye on the water tank and this smart planter does the rest of the work.

By August 7, 2012

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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Artists commemorate the worst computer viruses in history

Online gallery Computer Virus Catalog sees artists from around the world interpreting and visualising the most famous viruses to hit our hard drives.

By July 22, 2014

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Patience with Mayer's Yahoo turnaround effort starting to wear thin

Wall Street drives down Yahoo's stock as questions surface about the company's progress and CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure enters its third year.

By July 16, 2014

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The excuse of the wicked: The app ate my Mother's Day gift

In study of how well people planned for Mother's Day, 10 percent of respondents say they'll use a dud app as an excuse.

By May 10, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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Gofor: like Uber for drones

A concept startup imagines a future in which we can call drones on demand to scout parking, check weather and take hands-free selfies.

By April 9, 2014

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Only you think you're funnier when you're drunk, research says

A small-scale and unscientifcally sound experiment suggests that the drunker you get, the funnier you feel. This feeling is not shared by others.

By March 24, 2014