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Wireless auction was a 'disaster' for consumers, T-Mobile chief says

John Legere, leader of the third-largest wireless carrier in the US, is now calling on the US to change the way the auction is run.

By February 18, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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Nepal quake survivors draw support from Apple, Google, Facebook and others

Some of the biggest technology companies offer ways to help the survivors of Saturday's earthquake.

By April 27, 2015

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In the pit of the Broadway hit musical 'The Book of Mormon'

The Audiophiliac talks with "The Book of Mormon" Associate Music Director, Adam Ben-David.

By April 8, 2015

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Oh, no. Samsung's new phone bends just like an iPhone?

Technically Incorrect: Stress tests on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge show that it not only bends, but the glass shatters too. Does it matter?

By April 4, 2015

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PancakeBot makes custom pancakes on demand [Tomorrow Daily 142]

Regardless of where you stand in the pancakes vs. waffles war, you can't deny the PancakeBot is a neat gadget. Trace out designs, cartoons or whatever else you can think of, and this little machine will help you make it a buttermilk reality.

By March 11, 2015

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BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster

One minute you're watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear.

By February 24, 2014

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​Uber vows to keep surge price promise in New York blizzard

The on-demand car service last year said it will cap fares during natural disasters. With a huge snowstorm hitting the East Coast, Uber has the chance to put its money where its mouth is.

By January 26, 2015

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​Microsoft puts some pizzazz into panoramic photos

The company's ICE software now can stitch video frames into panoramic images and fill in inevitable gaps. It shows the field of computational photography is still in its early days.

By February 5, 2015