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landmines

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Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By January 26, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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Sky goes mobile and Apple makes record money in CNET UK podcast 419

Sky is getting into the mobile game, Sony lets Spotify worry about music streaming and Facebook crashes Tinder.

By January 30, 2015

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Giant wind-blown ball rolls around and detonates landmines

A childhood toy inspires a wind-powered minesweeper that could help clear the millions of active landmines buried around the globe.

By October 23, 2012

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Bitcoin nabob: Yes, there’s life after Mt. Gox (Q&A)

Bitcoin suffered a PR black eye with Mt. Gox's bankruptcy filing, but Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam says bad news for the few will translate into good news for the many.

By March 25, 2014

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How do you make a PSA go viral? You blow up some kids

An extraordinary Australian PSA, intended to encourage kids to stay in school, uses shock tactics perhaps never seen before.

By January 30, 2014

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More Facebook friends = more stress, poll finds

We all want more pals, but a Scottish survey suggests you should think twice before accepting your mom's friend request.

By November 26, 2012

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Defend against enemy onslaughts on iOS

This week's collection of iOS apps are my favorite tower defense games right now. If you like strategy games or the original Fieldrunners, you're going to like this collection.

By August 3, 2012

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For HP, a tough road ahead

There are no quick fixes for Hewlett-Packard. Here's a look at five particularly worrisome areas for the company in 2012.

By November 22, 2011

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Phoenix UAV can sense you breathing

Flying robot can detect motion, breathing when scanning through concrete walls.

By March 22, 2011