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Smartphone 'kill switch' law takes effect in California

Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.

By July 1, 2015

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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

By July 2, 2015

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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015

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For these girls, tech is a rewarding challenge

An international tech competition targets Silicon Valley's diversity problem, aiming to inspire girls around the world into taking up -- and sticking with -- technology.

By June 26, 2015

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How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015

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Conan O'Brien challenges the 'Silicon Valley' guys to a game of Halo 5

The "Clueless Gamer" and late night host battles some of the stars from HBO comedy "Silicon Valley" in a not-so-friendly game of Halo 5: Guardians. Who will reign supreme?

By June 16, 2015

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Apple hits the road with camera-equipped cars in Street View challenge

Apple says that it "will blur faces and license plates" as it collects images around the world for its Street View challenger.

By June 10, 2015

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The most powerful muscle car ever boasts immense power but also comfort and control that makes it accessible to mere mortals.

By October 17, 2014

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DARPA Robotics Challenge: Meet the contenders (pictures)

The two-day DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals event kicks off June 5. Here are the 24 robots competing in life-saving events for $2 million.

24 Images By June 4, 2015

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Sorry, Charlie: The Charlie Charlie Challenge is less spooky than they say

What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.

By May 26, 2015