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Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future

The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.

By February 5, 2016

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Making a car lighter is more difficult than you might think

The Center for Automotive Research investigates the barriers that stand between us and lighter, more efficient vehicles.

By February 5, 2016

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Amazon announces its own game engine with built-in Twitch support

The new "Amazon Lumberyard" is described as a "full-featured" engine for big and small games alike.

By February 8, 2016

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University of Michigan study weighs efficiencies of hydrogen and pure electric vehicles

For the time being, it appears that battery-electric vehicles confer the greatest benefits, but hydrogen is hot on the trail.

By February 3, 2016

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By 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity

The proliferation of mobile phones will continue as mobile data traffic jumps tenfold over the next four years, according to a study by Cisco.

By February 3, 2016

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Dutch National Police testing eagles as illegal drone deterrents (Tomorrow Daily 307 show notes)

Anti-drone technology is already on the radar of most law enforcement agencies, but the Dutch National Police are testing an idea that's far cooler, and way more low-tech: Trained. Effing. Eagles.

By February 1, 2016

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Drone-snatching eagles ready to stop illegal flights (Tomorrow Daily 307)

Dutch police work alongside company that trains eagles to capture drones, and Swiss infrastructure could someday include an autonomous cargo tunnel.

By February 1, 2016

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Your impulse buys are costing Amazon a fortune

The online retailer missed Wall Street projections during its all-important holiday quarter, and shipping and fulfillment costs didn't help the situation.

By January 28, 2016

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Hate your cable company? Superfast, wireless Internet is coming

A startup called Starry hopes to roll out a nationwide wireless broadband network to compete with local cable and phone companies.

By January 27, 2016

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Sweet lady H: Honda's hydrogen Clarity arrives in California this year

The Japanese automaker will start out leasing, eventually offering the vehicles for sale once the hydrogen infrastructure is better fleshed out.

By January 21, 2016