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East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015

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A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015

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3D-printed cast heals broken bones, doubles as Bluetooth speaker

Meet the BoomCast, a 3D-printed cast with embedded electronics, which gives patients more freedom and allows doctors to monitor a patient's progress anywhere in the world.

By July 31, 2015

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Reddit's revolving door swings again as head of community departs

Jessica Moreno has become the latest in a growing number of women to leave Reddit in the last several weeks, as the company looks to pivot on its content policy.

By July 28, 2015

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Apple backs bill banning LGBT discrimination

Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.

By July 23, 2015

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eBay to shed enterprise business for $925 million

Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.

By July 16, 2015

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The power of ideas

The spirit of openness and sharing that has animated the Internet will require critical attention lest freedoms be lost.

By July 15, 2015

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Will Americans buy unlocked phones from Chinese brands? (Smartphones Unlocked)

Alcatel, Huawei and ZTE are hoping that low prices for quality products will lure US consumers online.

By July 1, 2015

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Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015

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Lego Batman: Beyond Gotham comes to iOS

A better title for the latest in the delightful Lego series might be: "Batman and the Justice League."

By June 25, 2015