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Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By July 31, 2014

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Tesla's gigafactory could make electric cars rival gas cars

The massive lithium-ion battery plant is slated to open in 2017 and is said to bring down the battery cost per kWh by 30 percent.

By July 23, 2014

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Spotify to enter Africa with Vodacom pact?

The streaming-music service may move into Africa with a deal offering free data, according to a report, after already pervading Europe and launching in the Americas.

By June 2, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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Google Doodle honors famed zoologist Dian Fossey

Best known for her study of endangered gorillas in Africa, the late Fossey would've turned 82 years old on Thursday.

By January 16, 2014

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Intel dives into wearables with new smartwatch and headset devices

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker is trying to prove it's no longer just a PC company, introducing new devices and partnerships.

By January 6, 2014

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Giant NES controller table gets the steampunk treatment

Another NES controller coffee table has arrived on the scene -- this time with a distinctly steampunk flavor.

By May 9, 2013

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AMD, Congo, and the perils of code names

AMD moves to retire "Congo" code name quickly after bloggers complain about link to country suffering epidemic of sexual violence and war.

By June 17, 2009

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Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By December 17, 2012

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AMD answers Intel with 'Congo,' HP laptop

Advanced Micro Devices will bring out its dual-core Neo chip, which will debut on an updated laptop from Hewlett-Packard.

By June 4, 2009