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Uber driver charged with vehicular manslaughter

The former driver for the on-demand car service is facing legal action after allegedly hitting and killing a 6-year-old on New Year's Eve in San Francisco.

By December 9, 2014

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Immersion looks to shake up mobile videos with touch feedback

The company unveils TouchSense Engage, which uses touch feedback technology to simulate the roar of a crowd or the boom of an explosion.

By September 22, 2014

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

By July 29, 2014

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Razer Nabu wearable nabs 250,000 sign-ups for $1 beta program

Demand is high for a chance to be one of the first 500 people to try the wearable fitness tracker from gaming accessory and device maker Razer.

By July 8, 2014

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Tight squeeze? Squishy robots could go from hard to soft

New material could help robots switch between hard and soft states to squeeze through small spaces -- much like an octopus.

By July 14, 2014

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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 26, 2014

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Google blesses Uber with iOS, Android Maps integration

In the most recent update to its mobile Maps apps, Google brings integration for the transportation and ride-sharing service, as well as offline map-saving.

By May 6, 2014

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Microsoft may use mashup of pricing plans for Xbox TV shows

With Xbox Originals, Microsoft is well under way to begin delivering the first of 12 different TV shows in June. The elephant in the room: What's it going to cost consumers?

By April 28, 2014

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Comcast makes the case for $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable

In its first official filing with the FCC, Comcast details why its merger with Time Warner Cable is a good idea, and it tries to lay to rest competitive concerns.

By April 8, 2014