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Google casts a line with conservationists to stop illegal fishing

The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.

By November 14, 2014

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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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Canine body sensors send two-way communication to the dogs

A wearable device for dogs is designed to allow two-way communication between canine and human.

By November 5, 2014

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Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality

It's not all about 3D laser scanners and infrared cameras. Self-driving car engineers also must decide whether it's better for a car to kill one person to save five.

By November 4, 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