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Amazon job posts point to global same-day delivery

A series of job postings hint at Amazon's desire to expand its same-day delivery service, including for products sold by third-party merchants.

By December 11, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Take your popcorn to gooey new heights with a built-in melting pot

The Waring Popcorn Maker with Melting Pot brings together everything needed for a gooey batch of popcorn. The incorporated pot can be used to melt chocolate, caramel and more.

By December 17, 2014

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How to sell your unwanted gift cards

What do you do when you get a gift card for a place you aren't too happy about? Why, you sell it, of course!

By December 17, 2014

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Tool-wielding crows are left- or right-beaked: Here's why

The super-smart New Caledonian crow tends to tip its head to one particular side when it is wielding tools. Researchers have figured out why.

By December 4, 2014

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Chromecast adds Showtime Anytime, Starz and new party games

A few key TV apps are adding support for the Chromecast TV dongle, including Showtime Anytime and Starz, as well as casual games like Wheel of Fortune and Just Dance Now.

By November 11, 2014

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Amazon debuts Siri-like digital assistant Echo for your home

The e-commerce company continues to push further into consumers' homes -- and wallets -- with a voice-recognition tower that answers to your beck and call.

By November 6, 2014

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Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.

By October 28, 2014

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Amazon losses widen as it braces for rocky holiday quarter

The e-commerce company misses Wall Street expectations and reports a third-quarter loss of $437 million. More critically, it warns that its fourth-quarter revenue will also disappoint.

By October 23, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014