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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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4K TVs with passive 3D: Finally, a good use for all those pixels

It's a match made in 3D picture-quality heaven. Add the extra pixels of 4K resolution to comfortable, crosstalk-free passive 3D, and you potentially get the best 3D TV picture yet. If you care.

By February 6, 2014

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Ferrofluid makes the lava lamp cool again

A new desk lamp is taking over from the lava lamp -- by replacing the boring old wax lava with interactive magnetic fluid.

By March 2, 2015

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LG to ship just one new 4K OLED model, and many 4K LED TVs, in spring

LG is the first major TV maker to officially announce pricing and availability for its 2015 lineup, rolling out a 65-inch 4K OLED for $9,000 and four series of 4K LED sets, starting at $1,400.

By February 26, 2015

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Dark and gritty 'Power Rangers' vision is not for children

Blood, drugs and curse words go flying in a bootleg "Power Rangers" short that is strictly for grown-up fans.

By February 24, 2015

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Android app access rolls out to BlackBerry 10 users

The latest update to the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system also adds such features as a digital assistant -- a la Siri and Cortana -- and a meeting mode.

By February 20, 2015

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Self-driving cars race in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' director's new comedy

Gore Verbinski is to steer a new film about autonomous vehicles racing each other -- with hilarious consequences.

By February 20, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: The Apple car approaches?

Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By February 20, 2015

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Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit heads to trial

The former junior partner's high-profile lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is going to trial, nearly three years after it was filed.

By February 17, 2015

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No ticket to the NBA All-Star Game? Virtual reality will take you there

Those who have a Samsung Gear VR headset will be able to watch this weekend's All-Star events for free in full virtual reality -- though they'll have to wait a bit.

By February 13, 2015