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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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I, Explorer: What it's like to wear Google Glass in 2015

Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.

By May 26, 2015

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LA schools want refund from Apple over slipshod iPad project

Following an iPad rollout that went wrong, the school district is considered legal action against Apple and another company involved in the project, says the LA Times.

By April 16, 2015

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Pay tribute to your drone overlords with the CraveCast

Drones are everywhere! Thanks in part to the fact that they can go just about anywhere. On the next CraveCast, the crew discusses life in drone world.

By March 17, 2015

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Tyrone the Drone can spew spray paint, silly string and fire

Even though the Austin Police Department has grounded all drones at the South by Southwest festival, one vandal drone can be seen zooming around a design studio.

By March 16, 2015

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Uber 'disciplines' exec accused of tracking journalist, but offers little detail

The car-hailing service says it has "taken disciplinary actions" against an executive who purportedly used an internal tool to track a reporter's whereabouts. But what those actions are isn't clear.

By November 29, 2014

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Nook Media finalizes $89.5 million Pearson investment

The deal will see Pearson obtain a 5 percent stake in Nook Media, the division that handles Barnes & Noble's Nook operation.

By January 23, 2013

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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014

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Nook Media draws $89.5M Pearson investment

Publisher Pearson takes a minority stake in Barnes & Noble's digital media subsidiary. The new arrangement is geared at least in part toward online learning.

By December 28, 2012

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Pearson, Bertelsmann team up with eye on digital books

Joint venture will pool resources of Penguin and Random House to create a new publishing house and propel the firms into a digital age.

By October 29, 2012