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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015


Larry Page: Google probably needs a new mission statement

Google's CEO says that "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" is outdated. If so, what should Google's new mission be?

By November 3, 2014


Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire

What happens when an iPhone bends too much? One man says his bent so much it punctured the battery and caught fire, causing second-degree burns to his leg.

By October 20, 2014


Apple's WatchKit for developers to launch in November

The release of WatchKit will allow developers to start creating apps for the Apple Watch, which is expected early next year.

By October 16, 2014


Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By September 16, 2014


WatchKit to help Apple developers build for your wrist

Apple's WatchKit will help developers build apps and services for the company's new smartwatch.

By September 9, 2014


Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014


Zuckerberg's wife on the hoodies: They're clean

On NBC's "Today" show, Priscilla Chan says her husband's hoodies have improved, but there are places she won't let him wear them.

By May 30, 2014


Poetic nanotech poster eats air pollution

An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.

By May 15, 2014


Hate Chrome hiding Web addresses? It may be the future

Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.

By May 2, 2014