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3D-milled ice cubes get brief, beautiful life

A Japanese creative agency applies "cutting-edge" technology to chunks of ice to create multidimensional mini sculptures best enjoyed over -- or in -- a cocktail.

By April 16, 2014

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Facebook to deliver more news, fewer memes in News Feed

The social network says it will push more "high quality" articles in News Feed and occasionally resurface stories with new comments to keep conversations going.

By December 2, 2013

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Reading on treadmill no sweat with ReadingMate

You just have to don goggles equipped with infrared LEDs and run in front of an infrared camera that tracks your bobbing head.

By April 16, 2013

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Japanese turning to robotic crypts, virtual grave visits

Some are finding their final resting place in mechanized crypts, while one Buddhist temple has virtual memorials for sale.

By April 10, 2013

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Nanotech 'sober pill' could one day de-drunk you

Newly developed nanocapsules could one day deliver alcohol-digesting enzymes into a person's system to quickly lower blood alcohol content.

By February 19, 2013

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Japan builds Tokyo Sky Tree, world's tallest tower

Standing 2,080 feet tall, the Tokyo Sky Tree is a new digital broadcast tower built on reclaimed land in the Japanese capital. Engineers are confident it won't topple in an earthquake.

By March 1, 2012

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'Mobile Man': Nokia green envoy made of old phones

As part of a global recycling campaign, a humanoid-robot-looking creature is showing up at random Beijing post offices to inspire people to turn in their old handsets.

By July 20, 2011

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Shanzhai ji: All you need to know about fake phones

A behind-the-scenes look at a Chinese "Shanzhai" market, where you can get an iPhone in any colour or shape and with features Apple doesn't offer. But what are the drawbacks of these unofficial phones?

By July 9, 2009

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Shanzhai ji gallery: Fake phones from China

Our erstwhile Shanghai correspondent Brendon Chase wanders into a Shanghai tech market to sort the fake from the real and to see how the fake iPhones stack up to the real thing.

34 Images By July 9, 2009

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Salute is a Verizon-ZTE first

ZTE reveals the Salute from Verizon as its first U.S. cell phone with a top-tier carrier. The Chinese company also shares its ambitions for growth.

By August 19, 2010