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perch

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Zebra stripes as camouflage? Not so fast, Mr. Hyena

Zebras may not be nearly as sneaky as some people thought. A study casts doubt on the idea that those magnificent stripes are used to hide the horse-like creatures from predators.

By January 27, 2016

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Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home

Perch, which is part of Samsung's accelerator program for startups, uses your old smartphones and other devices around the house to check on your kids and make sure your home is secure.

By October 14, 2015

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The fins and the furious: Fish are nature's top athletes, study says

Scientists suggest that a fish's ability to quickly disperse oxygen through its body makes it the ultimate athlete. Oh yeah? Let's see a pirate perch go three rounds with Ronda Rousey.

By October 6, 2015

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Google still best company to work for, says Fortune

The search giant retains its top perch in the latest rankings. So what makes Google special?

By January 16, 2014

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Perch: The power plug that nags you

We get a quick look at Perch, a power plug that beeps when your cell phone is unplugged to remind you to grab your charger.

By January 13, 2012

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Hands-on with Perch: The chirping power puck

Do you frequently leave your cell phone charger at hotels? There's a new gadget that will jog your memory with annoying chirps.

By January 12, 2012

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Twitter bug makes users fear invasion of push notification ads

Flying too far from its perch, a promotional tweet makes it way uninvited to smartphone screens, likely because of a bug.

By September 13, 2013

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Samsung knocks Nokia off its perch in Western European phone market

Samsung overhauled Nokia as the best-selling phone maker in Western Europe with a market share of almost 30 per cent, research firm IDC said.

By May 9, 2011

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Prius Killer?

Can the Ford C-Max knock the Prius off its lofty perch? And the Top 5 car technologies you won't regret paying for.

By February 4, 2013

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: Prius Killer? CNET On Cars Episode 8

Can the Ford C-Max knock the Prius off its lofty perch? And the Top 5 car technologies you won't regret paying for.

By December 9, 2012