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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Game Developers Conference 2015

The San Francisco conference may well be the world's largest gathering of game developers, the place to keep an ear to the ground and to get business done.

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Storage that's both fast and roomy? It's on the way

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state.

By March 27, 2015

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

We just found out research labs like the one at Indiana University uses robotic infants to test child development theories. We also just found out what fuels our deepest nightmares. Those discoveries are not a coincidence.

By March 25, 2015

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail talk about how the ESA might use nets to capture and dispose of space trash in Earth's orbit, give props to a local musician using her heartbeat as a song sample during live shows, and panic over the possibility of a baby robo-pocalypse.

By March 25, 2015

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Four tidbits on YouTube star Michelle Phan even fans won't know

Backed by 7.6 million followers on YouTube, the beauty guru's empire is so diverse even people least likely to watch her Barbie makeup transformation know her name. The online star still has a few secrets.

By March 25, 2015

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015

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With the One M9, HTC tries to build a 'timeless piece of design'

Curious why the One M9 looks so similar to its predecessor? HTC's Peter Chou says it's intentional.

By March 21, 2015

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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Can the mobile Web win back developers from iOS, Android?

While mobile-app developers are concentrating their efforts on supporting Apple's and Google's mobile operating systems, one group hopes to make the Web a place for apps too.

By March 15, 2015