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nickel

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Nickel and gadgets: A rash connection?

Allergic reactions to nickel in some gadgets have been noticed for a while. Now, a medical journal report suggests a possible link between rashes and exposure to nickel in Apple's iPads.

By July 14, 2014

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Canadian penny bites the dust. Is the nickel next?

Canada's mint stops distributing the cent, citing cost and inconvenience, and leaving Crave's Tim Hornyak feeling a bit nostalgic. Some want the nickel to disappear too.

By February 4, 2013

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

The nickel-sized piece of tech adheres to your wrist and enables instant unlocking.

By July 23, 2014

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See Colbert slam gadgets gone wild

The satirical news show host uses the Vessyl, a digital cup that can tell Coke from Diet Coke, to poke fun at Silicon Valley and the digitization of everything.

By July 15, 2014

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Nadella praises Google's marketing (sarcasm or envy?)

Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm conference, Microsoft's new CEO says he can learn from Google because it markets its moonshot products well. But what did he really mean?

By July 15, 2014

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Could this Comcast rep be the worst service rep in the world?

An extraordinary recording of a phone call with Comcast, posted by tech journalist Ryan Block, reveals a rep who simply wouldn't accept that a customer would want to disconnect.

By July 14, 2014

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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014

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Samsung to jury: You can't copy iPhone features that aren't in the iPhone

Samsung argues it didn't copy Apple's patents because Google created the tech first -- says it doesn't "owe Apple a nickel," let alone the $2.2 billion in damages Apple is seeking.

By April 29, 2014

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Key Samsung lawyer sees patent war ending soon -- with Apple getting nothing

Samsung may have been found to infringe some of Apple’s patents, but the iPhone maker won’t see any money from the latest verdict, predicts Samsung’s outspoken attorney.

By May 8, 2014