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Glowing robotic tentacles populate this Petting Zoo

AI creatures at an avant garde installation in France interact with visitors through movement, sound, touch, and illumination. The neon kind.

By September 17, 2013

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Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.

By October 20, 2014

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The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

By October 19, 2014

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Asia-based taxi booking app GrabTaxi raises $90 million in funding

The Uber competitor is showing strong growth in Southeast Asia, with 400,000 active monthly users and two bookings made every second.

By October 20, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Russian hackers tap Windows flaw to hit NATO, Ukraine

Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.

By October 14, 2014

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Deezer, entering US, will sound like Spotify, act like Netflix

The subscription-music service you've probably never heard of is bigger than all its brethren except Spotify. Now it's diving into the US, not with a splash but a ripple. North American CEO Tyler Goldman explains why.

By October 11, 2014

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Uber gets an F from the Better Business Bureau

Customers call in a slew of complaints about the ride-sharing service -- ranging from allegedly being overcharged by hundreds of dollars to having troubles with customer service.

By October 9, 2014

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There are now more gadgets on Earth than people

Humanity has reached a milestone on our journey toward the inevitable confrontation with Skynet. For the first time ever, there are now more active mobile devices on planet Earth than people.

By October 6, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014