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Google's 'Now on Tap' is Android's next killer feature -- if it works

Already leagues ahead of Apple's Siri in natural-language recognition, Google Now's expanded role in Android M could make it the most valuable feature.

By May 28, 2015

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Facebook reportedly the mystery mover behind 'Project Catapult'

The social network is the mysterious company behind a billion-dollar-plus data facility in Iowa, says a report. Apple had also been among the suspects named by data detectives.

By April 20, 2013

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Groupon's brilliant response to Amazon's drones: Catapults

Instead of frightening you with futuristic, intrusive flying machines, Groupon decides there's a better way to give you faster deliveries.

By December 11, 2013

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Galaxy S6 versus Galaxy S6 Edge: The final word on which new Samsung smartphone you should buy

One is the base model, and one is the icing on the cake. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upsell from the S6 to the S6 Edge.

By April 2, 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015

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Why SXSW doesn't need another Twitter moment

The tech industry will descend on Austin, Texas, starting March 13 for the annual music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. Here's why its organizers now call Twitter -- a standout success at the event eight years ago -- an "albatross."

By March 8, 2015

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Cameras in players' shirts put you in the heart of sporting action

First V1sion is a startup that places you on the field of play by placing cameras and heart-rate monitors in the shirts of top sports players.

By March 6, 2015

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​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015

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Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By January 5, 2015

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Rock on: Pebble watch gets catapulted to early backers

The watch works with iOS and Android and can push all kinds of information to the wrist, including social-networking updates, e-mails, and call information.

By January 23, 2013