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'Happiness blanket' monitors airline passengers' moods

First-class flyers on British Airways test out a mood blanket that tells everyone around them if they're feeling chilled-out or horribly anxious.

By July 1, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 009: Mood blankets, hoverbikes, Luigi death stares, and more

Today we've got mood-sensing blankets, hoverbikes (no mood-sensing blanket required to guess how we feel), the Wii U's future, Space Quest, Android L, and your feedback on that space capsule.

By June 30, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 009: Mood blankets, hoverbikes, Luigi death stares, and more

On today's Tomorrow Daily, we discuss mood-sensing blankets on planes, hoverbikes, the Wii U's future via Luigi's death stare, Space Quest, Android L, and your feedback on that space capsule.

By June 30, 2014

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Bulletproof blanket seeks to shield kids during school shootings

The bright orange bulletproof Bodyguard Blanket is geared at protecting kids from danger during school shootings or natural disasters.

By June 9, 2014

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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AT&T's LTE network blankets more than 200 million people

Ma Bell continues to push forward with 4G LTE expansion, adding another 11 markets to the list.

By May 29, 2013

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US could nix plans to permit in-flight cell phone calls

The Department of Transportation is said to be looking at a blanket ban on up-in-the-air chatting.

By August 4, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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This airline provides the movies, you provide the iPad

When you take off with British airline Monarch's new app MPlayer, your tablet slots into the seat in front and becomes the in-flight entertainment.

By August 1, 2014