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Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process.

By August 24, 2015


Borrowing human reflexes eradicates robot bumbles

Researchers from MIT have designed an interface that allows a robot to tap into the reflexes of a human controller to eradicate typical robot clumsiness.

By August 10, 2015


Dear sexists, this is what engineers actually look like

Technically Incorrect: In response to criticism of an ad featuring a female engineer, the Twitter hashtag #Ilooklikeanegineer attracts pictures of the sort of people that some wouldn't expect.

By August 4, 2015


Microsoft joins Google in the fight against revenge porn

The software maker shares tools to help victims of "nonconsensual pornography" and will scrub links from its search engine.

By July 22, 2015


Microsoft opens Garage door, shows off experimental apps

The Garage incubator releases apps for Windows Phone and Android that range from giving you reports on air quality in China to connecting you to conference calls using voice commands.

By February 25, 2015


Microsoft Garage gives early look at emerging apps

Now consumers can see what's coming from folks tinkering on apps inside Microsoft -- on everything from Android Wear to Xbox One.

By October 22, 2014


Woman has surgery to make hands look better in selfies

A New York woman reportedly spends $3,000 to alter her veiny, red knuckles. She just got engaged, after all.

By August 15, 2014


Ramos alarm clock makes you go to another room to turn it off

Inventors have come up with increasingly annoying alarm clocks designed to get even the heaviest sleeper out of bed. The Ramos clock on Kickstarter may have them all beat.

By February 16, 2012


Bill Gates: I assume my phone's not being tapped

In some fascinating comments about privacy and security, the Microsoft co-founder admits that he does use e-mail to send confidential messages. And he expects a level of security from his gadgets.

By January 23, 2014


New Blackphone aims to quash surveillance threat

Developed by security experts including those from Silent Circle, the Android-powered Blackphone is designed to make snooping far more difficult.

By January 15, 2014