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nanobots

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Google outage reportedly caused big drop in global traffic

Most Google services, including search, were down for a few minutes Friday, prompting much of the Internet to start the weekend early...and then quickly change its mind.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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A look into the mind-bending Google Glass of 2029

How far-fetched is it, really, to go from today's Google Glass to nanobots communicating between your brain and a Google cloud that is indistinguishable from a human?

By Aug. 15, 2013

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IPv6

Every now and again, you have to rebuild the Internet from scratch. That's what began in earnest in 2012, as the rollout of IPv6 made way for all our connected devices.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Glassholes: At least you know who they are

Commentary Too many people dismiss Google Glass without considering how social norms can evolve or how much mobile phones and other technology can do surreptitiously what Glass can do overtly. CNET's Stephen Shankland urges us to look at the bigger picture.

By Mar. 16, 2014

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Renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil joins Google

The man who predicted phones that answer your questions and driverless cars will start at Google on Monday.

By Dec. 15, 2012

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Ito: Think twice about immortality and the singularity

The director of the MIT Media Lab said sci-fi visions of computers and humans emphasize the wrong priorities for development. Technological progress should aim for resilience, not efficiency.

By Jan. 25, 2013

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Nest CEO Fadell: Internet of things is a decade away

We've still got a ways to go before it's common to see all manner of machines hooked to the Internet, says the CEO of a startup hoping to do just that with its smart thermostat.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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DNA robots spin gold in molecular factory

Scientists have developed microscopic bots composed of DNA that can follow instructions and work together like an assembly line.

By May. 14, 2010

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Google execs' 'New Digital Age' resists cyber-siren song

book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Must love puppies, walks on beach, robot babies

While dating site for robot lovers is currently restricted to humans, it does hope to include robots among its members "once their AI is sufficiently advanced."

By Feb. 14, 2011