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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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Build a better chicken roaster

The Williams-Sonoma Ultimate Chicken Roaster suspends the bird over the cooking surface. The chicken contraption is designed for indoor or outdoor use.

By May 12, 2014

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How to make a wearable gadget the Fitbit way

At the first Wearable Technology Show in London, Fitbit lays out its principles for the modern gadget in the online, mobile, wireless world.

By March 18, 2014

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Split the typing difference with KeMice keyboard

This Indiegogo concept is designed to be compact, portable, and mouse-like. Would you split your keys?

By August 19, 2013

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Google CFO denies Samsung conflict

"I think that both Samsung and ourselves have benefited not only on the Android side but also on the Chrome side," says Google CFO Patrick Pichette.

By March 1, 2013

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At Maker Faire, giant mousetrap crushes a taxi

The crew of a human-size version of the board game Mousetrap--think bowling balls instead of those tiny metal marbles--arrived in New York this week with the aim of using the proudly inefficient machine to flatten one of the city's yellow cabs.

By September 26, 2010

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Mega Rube Goldberg gizmo: 300 steps to pop balloon

A Purdue University team outdoes itself with a record-breaking device that peels fruit, makes hamburgers, and toasts bread. There's no app for that.

By April 9, 2012

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Zuckerberg-Page: Behold the next tech CEO duel

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Larry Page will have their duels throughout the years. Those duels are likely to pick up once Facebook raises truckloads of cash.

By February 1, 2012

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Eric Schmidt's written testimony to Congress

Read a copy of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's written testimony to the Senate subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy, and consumer rights.

By September 21, 2011

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Stephen Fry names cigarette lighter as greatest ever gadget

Stephen Fry has named the cigarette lighter ahead of the iPad, iPhone and the karaoke machine in Channel 4's 100 Greatest Gadgets.

By August 30, 2011