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Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.

By January 24, 2013

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Firefighters testing new technology after Hot Shot deaths

Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.

By August 7, 2014

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014

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Firefighting robot can douse your flames for $96K

This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.

By October 4, 2012

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Kindle Fire-fighting Nook HD tablets coming to UK, for £159

Barnes and Noble is releasing two new tablets for Brits, the 7 and 9-inch Nook HD and Nook HD+.

By September 25, 2012

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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

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Couple hospitalized after trying to save flat-screen from fire

Firefighters in Minnesota enter a burning apartment, only to find a couple grappling with their TV, in a desperate attempt to save it.

By March 4, 2014

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Google: No, no. You've got Glass all wrong

In a curiously defensive post to Google+, the Google Glass team explains 10 alleged myths about the device. Apparently, it doesn't mark the end of privacy at all.

By March 21, 2014

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Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet

In his first extended comments to the public, Edward Snowden calls on the development community at South by Southwest to create more usable privacy and security tools.

By March 10, 2014

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Man runs back into burning house to get cell phone, dies

Two Texas men realize that as their house is burning, they have no way of calling 911. Both go back into the house to retrieve cell phones. Only one comes out alive.

By February 27, 2014