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Google Search now powered by a Hummingbird

Google celebrates its 15th anniversary by announcing that it's changed its underlying search algorithm -- again.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Hummingbird robo-drone gets 1.8-gigapixel camera

The Army is getting ready to ship a trio of A160 Hummingbirds to Afghanistan for a trial run with the Argus sensor system.

By Dec. 27, 2011

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Hummingbird vs Snapdragon: Rumble in the processor jungle

Hummingbird and Snapdragon are the innocuous nicknames of two powerful beasts -- the processors that power the hottest new smart phones. But what's the difference, and which is better?

By Dec. 10, 2010

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Hummingbird bot could track crooks, explore Mars

Researchers at Japan's Chiba University have unveiled an MAV modeled on a hummingbird. Designed for rescue, it flaps its wings 30 times per second.

By Dec. 29, 2009

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Boeing's Hummingbird UAV hums along

Turbine-powered unmanned rotorcraft hovers high and keeps going and going in recent performance tests. Plus: A test shot for the Advanced Tactical Laser.

By May. 22, 2008

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Edgertronic: the affordable high-speed camera

Other high-speed cameras can have asking prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Edgertronic achieves a similar effect for just US$5000.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Bluetooth beacons coming to ballparks

Major League Baseball's app incorporates Apple's iBeacon technology, Google Search handles your complex questions, and Xbox Fitness tracks your heart rate with the Kinect.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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French could serve up fines to Google for privacy violation

Google might face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in France for privacy violations. Small potatoes to the company, but the ruling could portend a more difficult relationship between Europe and Google.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Is there a Kindle Drone in Amazon's future?

commentary Amazon could pivot its drone development into a consumer product that provides a number of functions that make it as useful as other computing devices.

By Dec. 2, 2013