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Computerized fishing rod won't put worms on hooks

SmartRod has a bite-sensitive accelerometer. Just sit back and wait for the alarm to ring. Then reel 'em in.

By Jan. 4, 2013

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New software could create computerized sportscasters

Algorithms from a Swiss developer could allow computers to track the real-time movements of athletes, making automated sports commentary possible.

By Nov. 11, 2011

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Four men charged in computerized online ticket scam

Group is accused of operating a network of computers that bought up the best seats at events and re-sold them, allegedly making more than $25 million in profits.

By Mar. 1, 2010

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The madness of offering depressed astronauts a computerized shrink

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute is working on getting computers to offer astronauts depression therapy.

By Oct. 25, 2008

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Computerized lifeguard saves life

Computerized lifeguard saves life

By Sep. 1, 2005

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Military starts testing smart rifles for battlefield use

The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Long-range smart rifles now come in semi-automatic

"From difficult firing positions, such as kneeling, standing or even lying beneath an automobile," novice shooters can hit targets 500 yards away with Tracking Point's computerized semi-automatic rifles.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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FAA approves first commercial use of drones over land

BP energy corporation and drone maker AeroVironment are given the OK to fly an unmanned Puma aircraft over Alaska to survey pipelines, roads, and equipment.

By Jun. 10, 2014

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

By Jul. 10, 2014