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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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'Downton Wars': Lightsabers finally make their way to the Abbey

There's a serious disturbance in the Force on the set of "Downton Abbey," and this time, it's not just another one of Lady Edith's moods.

By April 23, 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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AT&T wants to help us track how lazy (or not) we are

The carrier plans to launch a health platform to help monitor and break down data from fitness trackers. Separately, AT&T will also power Philips GoSafe's medical alert service.

By March 3, 2015

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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015