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Sony unveils Core, a Fitbit-like health tracker

While going through its monster list of gadgets, Sony slips in its latest attempt at wearable tech, a fitness tracker.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Who needs 100-foot scuba limits with this 1,000-foot exosuit?

Recreational divers must not go deeper than 100 feet, but this special suit, on display at the American Museum of Natural History, allows safe diving for hours.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Pot munchies vending machine makes Colorado debut

Vending machines are aiming a little higher with the newly unveiled Zazzz, a vehicle for getting marijuana edibles into the hands of hungry customers.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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The Apple store of pot

A former industrial engineer in Denver intends to build the most alluring, tasteful pot dispensary on the planet, with the Apple store as his inspiration.

By Dec. 31, 2013

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Buy an abandoned amusement park on eBay

Live out all your horror-film fantasies with Berlin's deserted Spreepark, for sale on eBay for a mere $2.2 million. Warning: it's a fixer-upper.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Sony leads with in-home 4K videos, Netflix partnership

The Japanese conglomerate unveils a slew of new gadgets at CES, including a tennis racket sensor, but kicks off its event with a focus on media content.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Scosche shows smartphone remote for car stereo

Automotive aftermarket supplier Scosche announced its ControlFreq car stereo today, which includes a smartphone app as a remote control.

By Mar. 15, 2013

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Canada testing $600,000 stealth snowmobile

An ultra-quiet electric-hybrid ride is being designed to help patrol Canada's Arctic. Is it practical or just a boondoggle?

By Aug. 22, 2013