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Oculus Rift to party at Chuck E. Cheese restaurants

The kid-focused pizza chain is moving up from animatronics to virtual reality with a deal to pilot test Oculus Rift headsets for birthday parties.

By May 20, 2014

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Microsoft chucks controversial staff-ranking system

A 2012 cover story by Vanity Fair famously bashed Microsoft and CEO Steve Ballmer for the stack ranking process. Now that system has been thrown out.

By November 12, 2013

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The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

By June 23, 2014

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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

By June 23, 2014

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The 404 1,490: Where we grab at thin air (podcast)

Oculus Rift offers to babysit your kids at Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, a new Facebook feature for prying friends, the FBI is desperately looking for sober hackers, and Adidas collaborates with your Instagram feed.

By May 21, 2014

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The 404 1,490: Where we grab at thin air

Oculus Rift offers to babysit your kids at Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, a new Facebook feature for prying friends, the FBI is desperately looking for sober hackers, and Adidas collaborates with your Instagram feed.

By May 21, 2014

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How 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' came back from the dead

[Opinion] How do you revive a flatlining show? With some good, hard jolts. But did "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" give "Agents" the cure it really needs?

By May 9, 2014

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Xbox shows off lineup of original TV shows

Microsoft reveals more information on its upcoming original programming, including the Halo series and a reality series from Aussie Paul de Gelder.

By April 28, 2014

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Farmer's Fridge brings fruit, veggies to vending machines

Skip the salt and sugar bombs and get fresh salads and snacks from the Farmer's Fridge, now available in Chicago.

By February 17, 2014

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NSA offers details on 'LOVEINT' (that's spying on lovers, exes)

One NSA worker did it "out of curiosity," another for "practice." Agency's letter in response to query from US senator gives glimpse of romance-related -- and other -- misuses of surveillance system.

By September 27, 2013