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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

By September 3, 2014

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

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Should Knee Defender be banned on flights?

After an argument over the use of a seat-recline preventer becomes heated, a United Airlines flight is diverted. Should the device be banned?

By August 26, 2014

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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By November 9, 2013

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Surgeon live-streams knee repair with Google Glass

A Google Glass-wearing surgeon transmits video of major knee surgery to colleagues and students. It's a first-of-its-kind moment in the US and a big step for wearable tech.

By August 28, 2013

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Chewbacca's knees to get their own crowdfunded film

A filmmaker raises funds for a documentary on "Star Wars" actor Peter Mayhew's epic journey through major knee-replacement surgery.

By August 22, 2013

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Man allegedly double-texts, knee-steers -- with kid in back

A man is arrested in Alabama after allegedly telling police he's been "double-texting" since he was 15. That is, texting on two phones simultaneously.

By April 5, 2013

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Ep. 1190: Where we're knee-deep in Kudos

We thought all meet-ups sourced on OKCupid were considered "blind dates," but the company just took it a step further with Crazy Blind Date, a feature that lets you donate paid "Kudos" to help your new "friend" find love. This plus Moviepass's Netflix for movie theaters, Delta's new iPad app, and how much it costs to outsource your job to China.

By February 5, 2013

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Siri, an autistic boy's best friend

A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?

By October 19, 2014

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The 404 1,190: Where we're knee-deep in Kudos (podcast)

We thought all meetups sourced on OKCupid were considered "blind dates," but the company just took it a step further with Crazy Blind Date, a feature that lets you donate paid "Kudos" to help your new "friend" find love. This plus Moviepass's Netflix for movie theaters, Delta's new iPad app, and how much it costs to outsource your job to China.

By January 16, 2013