Smart Butcher's meat vending machine is a carnivore's fever dream come true. The machine dispenses steaks and sausages at a convenience store in Alabama.
Vending machines are aiming a little higher with the newly unveiled Zazzz, a vehicle for getting marijuana edibles into the hands of hungry customers.
A Los Angeles gas station is home to a new kind of convenient fast food. Grab five varieties of burritos made with ingredients free from hormones or antibiotics at the "world's first burrito kiosk."
The next step in vending machine evolution takes the form of the EatWave, a machine that serves up hot meals along with cold drinks and candy.
Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.
At the University of Idaho, students can "print" practically anything they want thanks to this vending machine. "We want to be the Redbox of 3D printing," its creator says.
Kraft and Intel get together to create a vending machine that scans human faces and calculates age. Only adults are offered a sample of a new Jell-O product aimed at the non-kid crowd.
One of the first bakeshops to start the cupcake trend, Sprinkles Cupcakes announces the 24-hour cupcake "ATM." Let's hope it's the start of another trend.
Sheep could soon don heartbeat-monitoring collars that text shepherds to warn of wolf attack. No, really.
CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom "port reader" software to intercept Internet metadata in real time. And, in some cases, it wants to force Internet providers to use the software.