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Brooding, brutal 'Daredevil' shows the shadows of the Marvel universe (spoiler-free review)

The rain-soaked alleys and intense punch-ups of this new Netflix show are a million miles from the colourful adventures of the Avengers.

By April 9, 2015

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Open Source Virtual Reality gains 13 more partners, gives away VR kits to universities

Software, hardware, interfaces and audio: OSVR has new partners in the fold in advance of its June launch, and a plan to seed some headsets to universities.

By February 10, 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Robot chef can make you dinner in 2017 (Tomorrow Daily 161)

Moley Robotics claims to have the world's first fully automated kitchen setup, with a stovetop that includes a pair of robot hands that can prepare your dinner and an app with around 2,000 recipes.

By April 14, 2015

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This working computer is smaller than a grain of rice

The University of Michigan's Micro Mote is a fully autonomous computer that's programmed and charged via light and could be used for a variety of medical and industrial purposes.

By April 6, 2015

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015

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YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

The "hyper-commercialized" YouTube Kids teems with ad tactics deemed illegal on television, watchdogs say -- and they want the FTC to take action.

By April 7, 2015

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Amputee goose waddles anew with 3D-printed leg

A goose named Ozzie gets some new pep in his step with a 3D-printed leg and webbed foot to replace the leg he lost.

By April 6, 2015

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Facebook privacy probes ramp up in Europe

More countries are joining investigations that could force the social network to change its practices and potentially bring a hefty fine along with it, says The Wall Street Journal.

By April 2, 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015