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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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Uber's Japan car service hits roadblock as city cracks down

City officials in Fukuoka are debating with Uber over whether the service is a car-sharing operation or a research project.

By March 4, 2015

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Science finds the best place to hide from zombies

When the undead threaten to turn your cerebrum to caviar, where do you run? A new study confirms what you might already suspect, and even offers a specific destination.

By March 1, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 138: Learning to cook with VR, a robotic bear caregiver and more

CyberCook is an app featuring a beautiful virtual environment. Here you'll choose a (virtual) recipe, hone your (virtual) culinary skills, cook delicious (virtual) food and then transfer all that (virtual) practice to your real kitchen.

By March 3, 2015

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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015

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Firefox OS comes to Africa with Orange's $40 package deal

Mozilla's major new ally will sell its Klif phone and six months' network service in 13 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Orange likes Firefox OS's inexpensive hardware requirements and expects to sell millions.

By March 1, 2015

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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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AT&T GoPhone adds unlimited calling to Mexico starting Feb. 20

This is the third time that AT&T has added unlimited calling to Mexico in its different plans. The company previously brought it to World Connect Value and its subisidiary Cricket Wireless.

By February 17, 2015

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Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By February 17, 2015

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Anthem accused of failure to inform customers hit by hack

The health insurer has not yet communicated the necessary information to those whose personal data was compromised by the recent hack, say several US states.

By February 11, 2015