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real-time communication

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Apple patent envisions tracking people in real time

A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.

By March 24, 2015

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Making the real-time Web relevant

With an explosion in tweets, blogs, and other instantly published content flooding the Web, search engines are scrambling to organize information that's happening right now.

By April 5, 2010

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Google injects smarts, stickers into Hangouts communication app

The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.

By December 10, 2014

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Finally, you can own a 'Star Trek' communicator for just $99

The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.

By November 5, 2014

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Mind-controlled telepresence robots could restore mobility to the disabled

A brain-computer interface used in conjunction with telepresence robots could one day help the disabled find a measure of independence.

By June 24, 2015

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Learn the secret language of Twitch's rogue emojis

Twitch, Amazon's site to broadcast and watch footage of people playing video games, has chat rooms packed with the craziest emoji -- called emotes -- you've ever seen. These glyphs mean more than meets the eye.

By May 31, 2015

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How to embed playable MS-DOS games in your tweets

Twitter is putting the "platformer" in "social media platform" with a cool feature that allows you to play classic games like Prince of Persia and Oregon Trail in your tweets.

By April 29, 2015

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TechCrunch50: Real-time stream is more like a flash flood

The last panel at the two-day conference elicited some of the most skeptical responses from judges. Funny, since the "social media stream" has been what Silicon Valley has been drooling over obsessively for the past few months.

By September 15, 2009

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How to talk, text and send emoji like Dick Tracy on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch offers a lot of ways to communicate. Here's what it can do and how to do it.

By April 22, 2015

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Meet Keys, a modular musical keyboard that fits in your backpack and links with your iPhone

Targeted at piano novices and experienced musicians, Keys is the first modular keyboard with full-sized LED keys that features gesture control, as well as PC and iPhone connectivity.

By March 5, 2015