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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive

In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces.

By April 11, 2014

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What wows Woz? Actually, what doesn't?

Apple's co-founder oozes passion on everything tech, from why he wants to be a Glasshole to why builders matter more than ideas.

By October 7, 2014

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How Siri is this? A yoga mat that talks to you

You've always wanted an artificially intelligent yoga mat, haven't you? Here's SmartMat, a yoga mat with a nice Siri-like yoga teacher whispering "downward dogs" to you.

By September 30, 2014

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Smartphone app knows when you're feeling blue

A newly developed smartphone app collects and analyses various data to predict when you're feeling depressed, stressed or lonely.

By September 22, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Apple to lose key iPhone engineer

Greg Christie, who helped develop important features for the original iPhone, is leaving Apple later this year.

By April 9, 2014

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Apple engineer: We wanted to make a phone for 'normal people'

In an Apple v. Samsung patent case, an engineer who worked on the first iPhone's user interface talks the jury through the development of the device and Apple's steps to make it user-friendly.

By April 4, 2014

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge

The big-screen Note line gets updated with two new designs, including one smartphone with a curved display. Samsung also shows off its virtual-reality headset, called the Gear VR.

By September 3, 2014

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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Push for Pizza app a Silicon Valley triumph

An app that tackles one of the world's most pressing problems has arrived. Now, with a simple few taps, you too can realize what it's like to live in the year 2014.

By August 5, 2014