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If 'House of Cards' schemer Frank Underwood joined the US presidential race

Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack imagines how Kevin Spacey's Machiavellian character might manipulate the race to finally get what he wants, and you might be surprised by who comes out on top.

By March 4, 2016


MIT's HydroMorph transforms simple H2O into a shapeshifting experience (Tomorrow Daily show notes)

Changing the shape of water might seem silly at first, but these researchers have a few clever ideas for their new water-harnessing device.

By February 23, 2016


MIT makes an interactive water 'display' with lots of potential (Tomorrow Daily)

Virgin Galactic unveils a new spacecraft in its journey toward commercial space travel; also, MIT's Media Lab unveils a way to manipulate water into various shapes.

By February 23, 2016


Experimental software allows 3D object manipulation in 2D photos

Using stock 3D models, researchers have created software that allows you to rotate and animate objects in 2D photographs.

By August 5, 2014


Facebook faces UK scrutiny over mood manipulation study

The UK data protection watchdog wants to know whether any UK laws were violated by the social network's manipulation of users' news feeds.

By July 1, 2014


Facebook's emotion manipulation study faces added scrutiny

It appears the social network's Data Use Policy has changed since the criticized study was conducted. Still, the company maintains the research was done to improve services.

By June 30, 2014


EA's Dungeon Keeper is mired in IAP and shady review manipulation

EA's remake of the Peter Molyneux classic for mobile represents some of the more unscrupulous tactics mobile gaming has to offer.

By February 9, 2014


Minecraft + HoloLens = Whoa!

Microsoft's augmented-reality headset HoloLens brings Minecraft into the real world, letting players manipulate the 3D world atop a table, look inside buildings and walk around scenes.

June 15, 2015


How to manipulate multiple tabs in Chrome or Firefox

You can move, close, and pin multiple tabs in Chrome in certain instances, while an extension for Firefox adds this functionality.

By January 28, 2014


Researchers invent tiny sonic screwdriver

Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.

By May 28, 2015