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Cyclist's helmet-cam video of argument with driver shows glory of humanity

Technically Incorrect: A Seattle cyclist is miffed that a woman has parked in a bike lane. He posts a helmet-cam video to YouTube, where many have watched. But who comes out of it better?

By March 27, 2015

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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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This is what happens when an Apple store employee tries to sell you a Microsoft Surface

Technically Incorrect: A prankster troupe invades an Apple store, masquerading as employees. What results is instructive.

By March 25, 2015

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Twitter's 'Nearby' could reveal who's tweeting, well, nearby

The microblog is apparently testing a mobile feature that would map tweets posted by Twitter users, whether you follow those users or not. Privacy advocates take note: it seems to be opt in.

By December 14, 2013

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ShareWhere -- confess to nearby strangers (you know you want to)

The latest secrets-focused app believes it's different -- because you share your most stunning secrets anonymously with other users who are physically near you.

By August 23, 2014

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NASA to steal boulder from asteroid to test Earth-defense technique

The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.

By March 26, 2015

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Find forbidden doughnuts nearby with Doughbot app

Discover local bakeries that sell everything from fancy cronuts to uber-indulgent bacon-maple logs with the Doughbot app. Good luck with that diet!

By April 24, 2014

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Hide from, seek out nearby friends on Facebook

The social network is making it easy to locate your friends on a map, and it’s adding event alerts into the Paper app. Meanwhile, Samsung is about to push out a paid version of Milk Music.

By April 18, 2014

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Hide from, seek out nearby friends on Facebook

The social network is making it easy to locate your friends on a map, and it’s adding event alerts into the Paper app. Meanwhile, Samsung is about to push out a paid version of Milk Music.

By April 18, 2014

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Facebook adds new Nearby Friends feature to engage mobile users

Users of the world's largest social network can now find out who is around them. After spending billions on acquisitions and developing other apps, it's also a return to Facebook focusing on, well, Facebook.

By April 17, 2014