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High-tech listening lets police crack down on 4th of July gunfire

In many American cities this Fourth of July, ShotSpotter hears and pinpoints each and every bang -- gunshots as well as illegal fireworks.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Can Silicon Valley innovate its way to a gun violence solution?

Following the tragedy in Newtown, a group of entrepreneurs led by Ron Conway resolved to use technology to help stem gun violence. Their debut effort is an incentive challenge to create smarter, safer firearms.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Tremor FX home theater seats vibrate with movie action

Tremor FX theater seats bring the buzz from the big-screen movie houses to your humble home theater.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Proclaim your independence with this laser Gatling gun

Laser wizard Patrick Priebe has outdone himself with his latest work, a two-handed barrel of six rotating lasers. Balloons, your time is up!

By Jul. 4, 2013

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Get HitFilm 2 Express (Win/Mac) for free

This powerful $149 video editor lets you add a wide range of cool effects (blood spatter, anyone?) to your movies. Plus: a $100 image editor, also free!

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Peter Jackson on new film, what 'Hobbit' character he'd be

Director Peter Jackson shares how he ended up behind the camera and why he loved making "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."

By Dec. 5, 2013

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The 404 1,297: Where we shoot the moon (podcast)

As we look forward to the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, we'd like to offer a piece of advice to our listeners: if you own a gun, don't shoot it in the air. Not just out of respect for your neighbors, but also because the police are using new technology to pinpoint the source. This and more on today's episode.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Things to think about when buying speakers

For starters, there's speaker size and price, but room size is also a major factor. Also, do you listen to more music than movies?

By Apr. 13, 2013

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U.S. troops getting wearable gunshot detectors

A shoulder-mounted unit with four acoustic sensors and a chest display that attaches to body armor can show the direction and distance of sniper fire in a fraction of a second.

By Mar. 21, 2011

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Acoustic sensors help cops pinpoint gun fire (video)

Engineers at Mountain View, Calif.-based SST have come up with technology that uses acoustic sensors to help police pinpoint the exactly location of a gunshot as soon has it goes off.

By Nov. 21, 2011