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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014

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Oculus Rift... for chickens?!

Second Livestock asks the question: would battery chickens be happier if they lived in a virtual reality? Would we?

By May 19, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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GTA V for PC pops up on Amazon, but it's not yet official

Grand Theft Auto V might finally be coming to PC -- the blockbuster crimulator has popped up on Amazon Germany, listed for Windows.

By January 22, 2014

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Robot cowboys get cows moooving on the range

Researchers set loose a real-life electric rustler to round up livestock, and say the cows fared well with their new robotic herder.

By November 20, 2013

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How is a chicken like a Mercedes-Benz?

In its latest advert, Mercedes-Benz illustrates its new suspension technology by jiggling around a bunch of chickens.

By September 24, 2013

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013

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World's first lab-grown burger cooked and eaten

The world's first lab-grown burger -- a €250,000 piece of meat -- has been cooked and eaten after five years in development.

By August 5, 2013

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Zynga cuts 520 workers and shutters several offices

The embattled social-games maker aims to cut up to $80 million in costs by culling employees across the company and closing offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas.

By June 3, 2013

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Would you eat a 3D-printed burger?

We can already use a process called bioprinting to create organic tissue — now, a start-up is applying the process to making artificial meat.

By January 23, 2013