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At MIT's future factory, no idea is too far out

For researchers at the outside-the-box Media Lab brain trust, the future can be seen even in a sprinkling of sensors and video game software.

By October 30, 2015


Doodle 4 Google contest dangles college scholarship

The student with the top Google Doodle wins a $30,000 college scholarship and the chance to grace Google's home page for a day.

By October 19, 2015


Naming babies after Darth Vader is more common than you realize

Did Anakin Skywalker have to go to the dark side? Some parents seem to think they can raise happier kids with the same name.

By August 24, 2015


Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015


Diversity in tech: Going beyond lip service

Tech companies say they want more women and minorities. But who's actually doing something tangible?

By May 7, 2015


Apple's iPad turns 5: Where does it go from here?

The iconic tablet was a phenomenon out of the gate, but with sales slowing, the iPad finds itself at a crossroads on the fifth anniversary of its original launch.

By April 3, 2015


Teacher tweets she wants to 'stab some kids'

A teacher is reprimanded by her California school district after tweets that mentioned her trigger finger was "itchy."

By August 29, 2014


What my kid learned with a Little Scholar tablet

There are myriad educational apps and devices out there, and Crave's Eric Mack has found many of them disappointing, but he reports that School Zone's Android tablet is a notable exception.

By August 10, 2014


Makeup magic from Prague creates gruesome zombie

Czech-based Studio FX has given birth to a steampunk zombie you definitely wouldn't want to meet on a dark, cobblestone street at night.

By July 15, 2014


Get your kids off of their screens and to the table with the DinnerTime app

Clever app or sad comment on the current state of parenting? I report, you decide.

By June 11, 2014