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Korea's backhander to Bill Gates for one-handed handshake

The Microsoft co-founder has one hand in his pocket when shaking hands with South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye. This does not go down well.

By April 23, 2013


Apple to explore digital handshakes

Apple is looking to get into the business of unique device identification, filing a patent that details plans for a so-called digital handshake using next-generation cameras capable of reading specially coated, invisible ink. The technology would be used for enterprise, social networking, and gaming applications.

By December 1, 2011


Hydraulic hand promises Hulk handshakes

Oak Ridge labs is developing a "mesofluidic" hydraulic hand that can double the pinch strength of your fingers. Applications include remote disarming of explosives.

By September 16, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 803: Limp-wristed robot handshakes

If a robot has a firm handshake, does that mean its creator is a stand-up guy, or just that he programmed his robot to have a firm handshake? That and other serious technology topics are examined today.

By September 5, 2008


Handshakes, not the Internet, win N.H. for Clinton and McCain

The New Hampshire presidential primary showed that two candidates who are underdogs on the Internet are perfectly viable in the real world.

By January 9, 2008


Crush enemy bottles with this power glove

Want a really firm handshake? Try Bionic Concepts' Exo Gauntlet 2.0 and you'll make an impression.

By June 6, 2012


Astronaut and robot shake hands in space

In a world first, the commander of the International Space Station, last seen on "American Idol," shakes hands with a humanoid robot, whose handshake he calls "firm."

By February 15, 2012


The Bleeoo Project demands your best dial-up modem impression

Bleeoo.com is a safeguard to maintain our memory of a time when we waited for a box to call an ISP for Internet access. You use your Web cam to record an impression of that classic modem handshake sound, dial tone and all, which gets added to the rest of the "bleeoos" available for your brief entertainment.

By September 7, 2011


Forget NFC, Toshiba is plotting high-speed TransferJet for smartphones

The company's plans for the wireless transfer technology start with USB adaptors, but the ultimate goal is embedding TransferJet into smartphones.

By August 29, 2014