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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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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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Comcast sued by customer who claims company got him fired

After complaining about his Comcast service, Conal O'Rourke claims the cable giant contacted his boss and got him fired.

By October 17, 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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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple triples down on security by 'hiring' Stephen Colbert

In an amusing attempt to show just how seriously it takes security, Apple reveals comedian Stephen Colbert to be its new security czar. Was it just slightly tone deaf?

By October 16, 2014

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Google's latest ads depict Apple users as conformists

In three news ads for Android, teasingly released this week, Google has one simple message: Apple users are all the same, while Android users are just cool individuals who like to hang together.

By October 15, 2014

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Jeff Bezos rescued in Galapagos by Ecuadorian Navy

The Amazon founder is airlifted out of the Galapagos Islands for emergency treatment of a kidney stone issue, according to local media.

By January 4, 2014

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Google robot wins Pentagon rescue challenge

A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.

By December 28, 2013