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Building an interactive virtual chamber orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra has been converted into a traveling virtual installation that lets visitors can interact with the music up close and personal.

By September 26, 2013

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New York subway cell coverage stinks, but here are the best lines

A test conducted by Global Wireless Solutions found that the cellular deployment in New York subways remains lacking.

By June 30, 2014

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Will Microsoft bring Cortana to iOS and Android?

Microsoft contemplates whether to bring its Cortana personal digital-assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?

By June 13, 2014

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Secret Service urgently seeks sarcasm-detecting software

In a work order posted online, the service is looking for software that synthesizes social-media data and weeds out false positives and sarcasm. Oh, and it has to be IE8 compatible.

By June 3, 2014

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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2, its first manned spacecraft

One of the new spacecraft's advantages is its ability to be reused after a soft landing and its propellants are reloaded, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says.

By May 29, 2014

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Cisco CEO asks Obama to control NSA surveillance

The CEO of the networking giant warns that revelations of NSA spying are undermining confidence in the tech industry.

By May 19, 2014

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Next-gen NASA spacesuit gives serious sci-fi vibe

Space fans voted and the winning futuristic design will become a reality in NASA's new Z-2 spacesuit prototype. Now Johnson Space Center plans to test the suit so that future versions can head to the cosmos.

By May 1, 2014

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California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation for smartphones

Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.

By April 24, 2014

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Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014