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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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HTC First

Facebook fanatics -- and, weirdly, Android purists -- looking for a functional Android phone will enjoy the HTC First. Everyone else can move along.

By April 9, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating April 9, 2013
Editors' Take

First Alert Onelink Wi-Fi Thermostat

First Alert might be an old household brand but its new smart thermostat sounds like it's straight from the future.

By January 4, 2015

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Would you go back to a 4-inch iPhone?

A new rumor says to expect three new iPhones this year, including a 4-inch device that bucks the trend of big displays that some of your friends and family love to mock.

By March 26, 2015

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Lawyers hammer each other during Pao v. Kleiner Perkins closing arguments

The closely watched sex discrimination case is winding down, but both sides know that whatever the jury decides could have far-reaching implications.

By March 24, 2015

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​Intel, Micron, Toshiba promise storage that's fast and roomy

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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Google's Project Ara phones will be strange, but also a lot of fun (Smartphones Unlocked)

With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.

By March 23, 2015

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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It's official: 'The X-Files' is back with Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny and Chris Carter

Six episodes of the conspiracy-busting classic will go into production this summer.

By March 24, 2015