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Polymer dollars: Fingering Canada's plastic bills

The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.

By December 2, 2012

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Photos: Polymer Vision's Readius with rollable display

Polymer Vision is taking E Ink to rollable places with its Readius -- a device that rolls a 127mm (5-inch) screen into a compact form factor, making it far more portable than Sony's Reader

By February 14, 2007

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Waterproof your mobile with P2i nanotechnology

P2i show off their waterproofing nanotechnology at Mobile World Congress.

By February 23, 2014

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This plug-in backpack wants to charge your gadgets

A Kickstarter campaign seeks $80,000 to fund a project for a backpack that can ease your worries that your phone will run out of juice.

By May 27, 2014

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Google vies for coders' hearts and minds at Google I/O

Google really wants better software for Android and the Web. At Google I/O this week, it will attempt to help programmers get more out of both.

By June 24, 2014

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With faster Chrome browser, Google offers an Android alternative

On mobile devices, the Web hasn't lived up to its promise of a universal programming foundation. Google is trying to change that.

By June 26, 2014

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Washing machine uses beads for clear savings

Why would you add more grit to a washing machine? It turns out the modern-day equivalent of washing clothes by banging them between rocks is actually effective, and it cuts back on water use dramatically.

By February 27, 2014

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This chemical iris could revolutionize smartphone camera design

A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.

By June 24, 2014

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Google's Material Design unifies user interface for Android, Web

The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.

By June 25, 2014

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Canada launches robot-themed plastic banknote from space

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield unveils the new polymer $5 bill, which showcases ISS robots Canadarm2 and Dextre.

By April 30, 2013