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near-earth objects

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Amazon Firefly

Amazon's new visual recognition software lets you scan the things around you and gives you a list of actions to do next.

Jun. 18, 2014

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iPhone 6 might let you 'feel' objects on screen

Chinese site Laoyaoba claims the expected iPhone 6 will have so-called "haptics," a technology Samsung has been working into its smartphones.

By Jul. 10, 2014

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Google Glass could one day let you control objects around you

A Google patent filing published today describes a way for Google Glass wearers to actually control certain objects nearby.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Getting everyday objects to think (Q&A)

Thomas Lee hopes to bring the Internet of Things into the mainstream. If the tech industry can play nice, he may succeed.

By May. 8, 2014

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Apple eyes system to let you play with 3D objects in mid-air

A freshly published Apple patent filing describes a 3D-display system that provides a "hologram-like illusion" of objects that you can manipulate.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Judge tosses Samsung's objection to patent video

Judge Lucy Koh overrules Samsung's request that an instructional video about patents not be shown to the jury because it features Apple products.

By Mar. 30, 2014

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Objecting to new CEO, resignations sweep Mozilla board: Report

Three directors step down because they wanted a mobile-market expert from outside, not CTO Brendan Eich, as the new CEO, the WSJ reports. Also, Eich is dogged by concerns over 2008 gay-marriage stance.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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Survey finds fewer near-Earth asteroids than once thought

Researchers have now spotted more than 90 percent of the so-called "planet buster" asteroids in nearby orbits and none poses a threat to Earth. But thousands of midsize bodies remain to be found.

By Sep. 29, 2011

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Apple's Jony Ive blasts 'anonymous, poorly-made objects'

Sir Jony Ive blasts "anonymous, poorly-made objects" and "theft" of Apple designs in a rare interview.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Blippar shows real-time object recognition AR for Google Glass

Augmented reality ad company Blippar reveals it has developed an app for Google Glass that enables real-time object recognition AR experiences for the first time.

By Feb. 26, 2014