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Smart wheelchair tracks user's vitals, calls 911 in emergencies

At the recent Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, a 20-year-old intern unveiled the Connected Wheelchair. CNET's Sumi Das gets a demo of the device, which has even earned a nod from Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

A new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purchase and continue wearing these gadgets will prove pivotal.

By October 20, 2014

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LG debuts L Fino and L Bello for emerging markets

The new low-end 3G smartphones come with some of the software features found on the LG G3 and have the same rear-button design.

By August 20, 2014

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Smartphone buyers in emerging markets want big screens too

A survey that targeted more than 1,300 smartphone users in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico found people craving devices with 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens.

By August 14, 2014

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Squishy Lego-like bricks emerge from scientists' robot lab

Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.

By August 7, 2014

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Samsung's real Achilles' heel: Low-end, emerging markets

With local smartphone makers in China and India toppling Samsung, the company is feeling the heat in the fastest-growing markets.

By August 6, 2014

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Huawei Ascend Mate 3 details emerge ahead of IFA

With the annual Berlin conference fast approaching Huawei may soon announce yet another plus-sized smartphone.

By August 4, 2014

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Apple Retina rivals emerge: Asus display goes 4K, Sharp 8K

Asus is getting ready to market a 15.6-inch laptop with lots of horsepower and a 4K display. Should Apple be worried?

By June 10, 2014

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Facebook plucks Pryte for app data plans in emerging markets

The business hasn't officially launched, but Pryte's team has access to wireless operators in emerging markets, which fits with a key Facebook goal.

By June 3, 2014