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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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Candy Crush is taking over your Facebook feed -- again

The latest puzzle game from King.com is making waves on mobile devices, and its advertising campaign on Facebook has reached millions of people.

By November 21, 2014

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9 apps to help make a crazy Thanksgiving more bearable

Expecting Uncle Bob and Grandpa Joe to get into their usual Thanksgiving debate? Crave's Michael Franco has some apps to help you deal with everything from shouting matches to awkward silences.

By November 25, 2014

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Woman drops cell phone in toilet, two die in rescue attempt

In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.

By June 8, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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3D-printed medical device rescues baby's breath

A baby with a rare condition will get to go home for the first time thanks to a 3D-printed airway splint that is helping him breathe on his own.

By March 17, 2014

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Cyborg roaches can save your life -- or be your wireless carrier

Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.

By November 6, 2014

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Boston Dynamics' Atlas is terrible at karate

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.

By November 11, 2014

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Refrigerator buying guide

Thinking about upgrading your fridge, but don't know where to start? Let us come to your refrigerator rescue.

By September 10, 2013