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Wireless-charging tech just got another hurdle thrown in its way

Legal infighting at a key wireless-charging company threatens to derail efforts to get the power-boosting technology to where consumers can make use of it.

By December 9, 2015

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Uber blacks out app in Paris to protest government, taxi opposition

Restrictions on drivers and car-hailing services could leave 10,000 drivers out of a job, Uber says.

By February 9, 2016

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By February 3, 2016

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Why that crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true

From complications related to the radio airwaves it will use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.

By January 31, 2016

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Why I still don't want to wear smartglasses

Commentary: There might be a lot of new takes on smart things to wear on your face...but if they aren't amazing like VR or at least good-looking to wear, I'm out.

By January 25, 2016

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August is close to shipping its smart doorbell and second-generation smart lock

Once it navigates the last batch of hurdles with Apple HomeKit certification, August's new suite of connected doorway devices should be ready to ship.

By January 6, 2016

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FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.

By December 19, 2014

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Sony clears major hurdle to Internet TV with Viacom channels

Sony's fully online TV service -- the first of its kind -- is coming, but it's no cable killer yet. It seals a big deal for Viacom channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV.

By September 10, 2014

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A VR headset designed to alleviate wearer's motion sickness and fatigue (Tomorrow Daily 222)

Stanford University released a video about an interesting prototype device they're working on. It's a VR headset that utilizes two LCD screens to help the human eye perceive actual depth in images, as opposed to the single-screen headsets we've seen previously.

By August 6, 2015

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Stanford University lab creates fatigue-fighting VR headset (Tomorrow Daily 222)

Ashley and Khail explain how Stanford University's VR headset hopes to solve fatigue and motion sickness hurdles, discuss one man's journey to turn his broken leg into a futuristic cast and watch Disney Research blow their minds with new video algorithms.

By August 6, 2015