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Lasers cool liquid for the first time

The technique, which was able to drop a liquid's temperature by 20 degrees Celsius, could eventually be used for everyday tasks like refrigerating water.

By November 18, 2015


How a geeky club sparked Apple's first computer and gave Woz a 'Eureka' moment

A 1975 meeting in a Silicon Valley garage inspired the young, shy Steve Wozniak to build the Apple I -- and ignite a legacy.

By September 8, 2015


The future of the tablet is the PC

As the tablet market slows, mobile computing is gravitating toward devices that can convert from a tablet to a laptop and back again.

By August 22, 2015


Oxo flips the switch on small kitchen appliances

The popular housewares brand just added a new set of small kitchen appliances to its product family. We go hands-on.

By March 7, 2015


​Hardware? Software? Flex Logix hopes for best of both worlds

By making chip designs themselves a little bit programmable, a Silicon Valley startup expects benefits like quicker network upgrades and better search engine performance.

By February 23, 2015


Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014


Lenovo to close purchase of IBM's x86 server business on Oct. 1

The $2.1 billion deal ups Lenovo's enterprise offerings, as it takes the No. 3 spot in the x86 server market behind HP and Dell.

By September 29, 2014


Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

By August 19, 2014


IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

By August 7, 2014


iRobot says one bot should command your smart home

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014