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gunfire

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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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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 July 3, 2013

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New devices run on Wi-Fi signals alone

Engineers at University of Washington are working on a new type of tech called "Wi-Fi backscatter" that only needs a signal from a router to power up and communicate.

By August 7, 2014

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Lego reveals 'gamer' minifigure with tiny controller

Lego continues to branch out into new territory by teasing a minifig decked out in gamer gear with a "Player 1" T-shirt.

By July 28, 2014

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The 404 1,526: Where we got your nose (podcast)

A Craigslist for the filthy rich, hidden mics in your city, the future of wireless broadband, a case for simpler passwords, and AirBnb's new logo looks an awful lot like your Mom's butt!

By July 17, 2014

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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 January 23, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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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 December 12, 2013

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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 December 5, 2013

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Military hunts for real-life Iron Man armor

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit would give the wearer superhuman strength, night vision, and better protection from gunfire.

By October 10, 2013