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Get ready for knife-wielding robot grocery clerks

Baxter's learning algorithm teaches the bot not to be menacing. It can apply that knowledge to new situations, like hopefully not stabbing customers.

By November 6, 2013

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Cell phone takes bullet for gas station clerk

During a robbery in Winter Garden, Fla., a gunman fires at a gas station clerk, and the Sprint HTC in the clerk's shirt pocket takes the blow.

By October 29, 2013

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Tattoo once, draw daily: Comic artist turns arm into canvas

Artist Patrick Yurick, a lifelong comics fan, got a tattoo of blank comic frames inked on his arm. Now he draws new strips daily, sharing them on his Tumblr "My Arm the Comic."

By October 25, 2013

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Judge appears to back Google's defense of digital books project

Judge's comments suggest he finds merit in the Web giant's assertion that the project is exempt from copyright laws under the fair use provision.

By September 23, 2013

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Why are those headphone-wearing New Yorkers crawling?

For its latest bit of street theater, "prank collective" Improv Everywhere has participants following the silly prompts of an omnipotent voice delivering commands via MP3 file.

By July 22, 2013

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Are you a VIP? This facial recognition tech knows it

New NEC software can identify celebrities and other glam customers in real time, sending an alert to retail or hospitality staff that someone is in immediate need of doting service.

By July 18, 2013

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Nokia's wireless chargers perk up local coffee shops

What will it take for wireless charging to catch on? Nokia and Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf shops hope that making stations public will do the trick.

By April 20, 2013

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AMC Networks launches 'Yeah' movie-streaming network

The cable TV network decides to focus on cult classics with established fan bases, and to set its service apart by offering bonus features such as exclusive interviews with filmmakers.

By March 12, 2013

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New Jersey extends e-mail voting deadline for displaced residents

Voters who applied for an e-mail or fax ballot will have until Friday evening to file their ballot with county clerks.

By November 6, 2012

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Update expected today on McAfee search, murder probe

Police in Belize are still searching for John McAfee, one of the pioneers of antivirus software, for questioning about the murder of his neighbor. The mayor of the village where both men lived says he expects a status update soon.

By November 13, 2012