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Knock knock: App unlocks Mac with two thumps on your iPhone

A new iOS app, Knock, uses Bluetooth low energy technology to let you skip over the password process on a Mac and simply tap the back of your iPhone.

By November 5, 2013


Ape-headed, ape-controlled, cannon-wielding robot is for real

No, it's not the star of a Tim Burton remake of "Bedtime for Bonzo." The RoboBonobo is apparently a legit part of studying language in great apes.

By March 29, 2012


The 404 1,226: Where the faces don't match the voices (podcast)

Ever heard of a store that doesn't sell anything? A new crop of Bonobos "guideshops" act as showrooms for men's clothing, but customers who find things are encouraged to go home and order online. Find out more on today's episode of The 404.

By March 13, 2013


Twitter: Huge mobile use makes us ideal for real-time marketing

At Advertising Week, Twitter President of Revenue Adam Bain says that between 1 percent and 3 percent of people click on or retweet promoted tweets.

By October 3, 2012


On Twitter, PBS stands up to Romney after 'Big Bird' quip

After the Republican presidential nominee suggests he would cut funding for PBS -- a threat to the famous "Sesame Street" character -- the network buys a promoted tweet tied to the term.

By October 4, 2012


Can the Twitterati help sell your soda pop?

Marketers are pouncing on the potential influence of active Twitter users to talk about their brands. The path to profit, however, is less clear.

By August 13, 2009