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Does Flywheel exec shakeup spell trouble? CEO says no

With new leadership and a $12 million funding round, the taxi-hailing app guns for ride-sharing rivals like Uber and Lyft.

By November 21, 2014

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Uber same-day delivery on the way? Hire may be a clue

Uber's latest hire -- the head of Google's same-day shopping service -- could help CEO Travis Kalanick realize his dream of delivering just about anything.

By November 7, 2014

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Uber, Lyft reportedly sinking San Francisco taxi business

Taxi use in the city has tumbled by 65 percent over the last year -- much of this is attributed to the growing use of ride-sharing services.

By September 17, 2014

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Auto-balancing Jyrobike prevents tumbles

Scraped knees and tear-inducing falls could be a thing of the past if families adopt a gyroscope-equipped bike that keeps kids upright as they learn to ride.

By June 3, 2014

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Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.

By March 17, 2014

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Pedal Power: pedal your desk to power your laptop

Pedal Power aims to increase environmentally friendly electricity usage with an off-grid, pedal-powered electricity generator that can power a laptop for six hours.

By November 19, 2013

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Oily Bits: The Combustion Process

It's almost impossible to hear the phrase "Suck, squeeze, bang, blow" and not smile.

By October 30, 2013

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'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.

By October 4, 2013

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California regulators approve ride-sharing guidelines

The new rules require driver background check, training, and insurance coverage, and let the state collect fees from the ride-sharing companies.

By September 19, 2013

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Ballmer: 'We made too many Surface RT tablets'

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has admitted the company can't shift its stock of Surface tablets.

By July 28, 2013