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Blind spot: How a hoax about eye licking went global

Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.

By August 8, 2013

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Prof gets patent for side mirror with no blind spot

A Drexel math professor invents a side mirror that offers a wider field of view. However, it is subtly curved, so it can't actually be put on any cars sold in the U.S.

By June 8, 2012

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Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By July 31, 2014

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BlindSpot: Smart cane concept looks to future

Grad student nabs second-place James Dyson Award for cane that integrates a mobile phone and uses ultrasonic technology to detect low-hanging objects from 5 to 6.5 feet away.

By November 8, 2011

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How do you watch a movie if you can't see? Blind people answer

Movie visuals aren't as important as you think, at least according to these blind people who say films are for everyone.

By May 30, 2014

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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014

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Apple faithful admit to 'blind loyalty' to iPhone

In a UK survey of 2,000 iPhone owners, 78 percent claimed they "couldn't imagine" having another type of phone.

By February 13, 2014

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Taking the 'blind spot' out of cloud-based testing

A new testing tool aims to provide visual insight into browser-based testing for Web applications.

By August 12, 2010

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Microsoft Cortana challenges Siri in new video spot

It's a Microsoft spot. Guess which voice assistant emerges victorious.

By July 28, 2014

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New trio of HP tablets spotted in the wild

HP has yet to announce anything official, but leaked photos of three tablets show us what to expect for its next generation of Slates.

By July 21, 2014