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Even the MythBusters can't herd cats

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman prove that maybe it's not quite so easy to get cats to do what you want. Then again, maybe they just didn't have enough fish flakes on hand.

By February 26, 2014

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When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

Intel is confident wearables are the next frontier. But the chipmaker's approach to developing the gadgets is the polar opposite of that taken by the industry's biggest contenders.

By September 14, 2014

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Clever calendars to keep you organized

A smarter calendar to take the guesswork out of completing tasks, organizing your schedule, or simply keep an eye on what you've got to do.

By May 15, 2014

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Robot cowboys get cows moooving on the range

Researchers set loose a real-life electric rustler to round up livestock, and say the cows fared well with their new robotic herder.

By November 20, 2013

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The smartwatch that'll be worth the wait

The smartwatches announced this week are interesting but fatally flawed, says TechRepublic's Jason Hiner. The device that ultimately captures the market will excel at three things.

By September 5, 2013

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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.

By August 3, 2013

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It was Apple's way or the highway, e-book execs say

In the continuing saga between Apple and the Justice Department, book publishers now say the tech giant played a key role in inflating prices.

By June 5, 2013

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Do RFID socks tell us we're pathetic?

If sorting your socks out is too challenging, these NFC socks can do it for you. Via an RFID reader. And your iPhone. And the Internet.

By September 21, 2012

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Mars Curiosity rover team prefers Macs to PCs

Twelve NASA scientists and engineers host a reddit forum where they answered anything the public wanted to know. Do they live on Mars time? Do they play Kerbal Space Program? Macs or PCs?

By August 16, 2012

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One early winner in SOPA protest: Wikipedia

With its 24-hour demonstration in muscle-flexing, Wikipedia demonstrates the political potential of crowdsourcing.

By January 19, 2012