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Pigeons take flight with GPS

Several pigeons, were equipped with pollution measurement and GPS devices, were released at the ZeroOne Festival in San Jose, Calif., on Aug. 8. The birds, tracked live via a Google Maps mashup at http://www.pigeonblog.mapyourcity.net, will be feeding data to the site via SMS. The data provides the location, carbon-monoxide levels and identification for each bird. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari was on hand for the official takeoff.

Nov. 1, 2007

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Buzz Out Loud 743: Fablessly 'splensive pigeons

Today's show is a bit of a tongue-twister. Really, the entire show. We just can't get the words out. And in other news, the whole Internet hates Metallica. Again.

By Jun. 11, 2008

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Supreme Court justices don't do e-mail (Trust issues?)

The youngest justice, Elena Kagan, admits that her fellow large minds haven't got around to e-mailing yet. Retrograde? Or wily?

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Motion-powered bird backpacks take flight

Scientists develop lightweight, sensor-filled bird backpacks to track changes in migratory patterns.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Stephen Hawking declares: 'There are no black holes'

Consternation and angst reign after the famed physicist suggests there are no black holes from which light can't escape to infinity.

By Jan. 25, 2014

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It must be glove as HTC, Samsung, Toshiba palm off same April Fools' joke

HTC, Samsung and Toshiba find glove in a hopeless place with the Gluuv, Fingers, and Digit, this year's handiest April Fools' pranks.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Why are tech companies trying to take over my face?

[commentary] Google Glass and Oculus Rift may be the future, but they aren’t about connecting me to a better world. They want me to believe computers are better than the world.

By Mar. 30, 2014

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GTA IV gets Google Street View

To create the map of Liberty City, creators stitched together nearly 80,000 in-game screenshots into around 3,000 panoramic views.

By Jun. 4, 2013

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How Apple's Mac OS X and iWork defined software in 2013

Not only did Apple ship its latest update to OS X this year, it also gave away iWork for free.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Tapping Earth's magnetic field for indoor navigation

Finnish company says new navigation technique was inspired by the way animals use the field to navigate their environs.

By Jul. 15, 2012