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Tomorrow Daily: Realistic VR app aims to teach you to cook

CyberCook is an app featuring a beautiful virtual environment. Here you'll choose a (virtual) recipe, hone your (virtual) culinary skills, cook delicious (virtual) food and then transfer all that (virtual) practice to your real kitchen.

By March 3, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 138: Learning to cook with VR, a robotic bear caregiver and more

On today's show, we take a look at the world's first 3D-printed jet engines, discuss an app that helps you learn to cook via virtual reality, and meet ROBEAR, a robot nurse with a cute polar bear face.

By March 3, 2015


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


Hackers could use baby monitors to watch your kids too, security experts warn

Some video-streaming baby monitors aren't safe from hackers, a security researcher finds, and it doesn't matter how much you paid either. Experts say this is part of a trend indicating poor security in Net-connected household devices.

By September 2, 2015


From birth to dotage, Philips smart devices make your whole life high-tech

Take a look at the weird and wonderful home and health gadgets shown off by Philips at IFA 2015.

By September 3, 2015


An on-demand alcohol delivery company just raised $4.5 million

Saucey expands beyond California roots as Silicon Valley-backed startups try bringing the liquor store to you.

By September 1, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

By July 3, 2015


Chris Pratt comforts the little raptors at a children's hospital

Even Pratt is re-enacting one of his best scenes from "Jurassic World," playfully taming a trio of tots at a US hospital during a heartwarming visit.

By June 22, 2015


Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015


'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015