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Android 3.0 Honeycomb inspired by jazz and cybernetics, coming to fridges?

The lead designer behind Google's new Android 3.0 Honeycomb software has been talking about its applications beyond tablets, and the inspiration behind its look and feel.

By Feb. 2, 2011

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Antenna implanted in cyborg's skull gets Wi-Fi, color as sound

Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Will Europe send robot snakes to Mars before Hollywood?

The European Space Agency has asked for a report on the feasibility of teaming a serpentine robot with a rover to explore the Red Planet. How has this not already been made into a movie?

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Printable bionic ear sends hearing to the dogs

Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.

By May. 2, 2013

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Kaspersky Lab mum on kidnapping report

The 20-year-old son of CEO Eugene Kaspersky was kidnapped on his way to work on Tuesday, according to a report.

By Apr. 21, 2011

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Russian police free kidnapped Kaspersky son

The 20-year-old son of the antivirus company's founder was abducted earlier this week and was being held for a reported $4.3 million ransom.

By Apr. 24, 2011

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HAL-5: The exoskeleton robot 'to suit you'

Just two days before the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history, Cyberdyne showed off its new Hal-5 suit at the inaugural International Forum on Cybernics 2011 in Tokyo.

By Mar. 15, 2011

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BT Home Hub 3 cures your wireless interference woes

If your plethora of wireless devices are clogging up your intertubes and causing dropped connections, BT may have the solution in the form of its third-gen Home Hub router.

By Feb. 7, 2011