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Color it cool: Hue-changing 'skin' morphs on demand

Scientists develop a super-thin material that can reflect any color with just the slightest tug. Looks like the son of hypercolor has arrived.

By March 14, 2015

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Sony Pictures hack has cost the company only $15 million so far

In announcing earnings delayed by the crippling hack, parent company Sony says it expects its bill for fixing the damage and tracing hackers will be far less than predicted.

By February 4, 2015

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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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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 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