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restrooms

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Google Glass and the men's room urinals

commentary What mind-blowing breakthrough will result from the advent of Google's high-tech specs? Maybe redesigned men's rooms? CNET's Danny Sullivan considers the topic, and shares his stream of consciousness.

By May. 18, 2013

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Phone out of juice? Scientists want to recharge it with urine

It's a liquid gold rush! Scientists find yet another way to power our smartphones (and other devices) with pee.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Google Maps brings indoor layouts to the desktop

Once available only on Android, the company brings indoor maps to desktop search.

By Nov. 21, 2012

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At last! Video ads on public restroom mirrors

If there's one thing your bathroom experience has always needed, it's ads on the mirrors. Finally, a company has come along to provide the technology.

By Jun. 7, 2012

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Flushed with pride, Korea celebrates toilet theme park

The Restroom Cultural Park showcases loos from around the world. Drop in to the Mr. Toilet House and, er, unload.

By Nov. 11, 2012

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At Apple HQ, eye for design extends to men's room

An Apple software engineer tweets a picture of a urinal with an out-of-order sign affixed. The sign includes an apology for the choice of font.

By Sep. 8, 2012

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Watch out, there's a man wearing Google Glass in your public restroom

Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Microsoft speaks poop to power

Sometimes, power goes out, data centers go down, and people get annoyed. Now Microsoft is building a more reliable data center, powered by the byproducts of life.

By Nov. 19, 2012

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Early holiday decorations driving shoppers online?

A survey suggests that shoppers loathe that stores put up their Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving, so they are even keener to shop online.

By Oct. 31, 2012

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200-mph red bullet trains thrill rail-mad Japan

The new E6 Series Super Komachi has a sleek design and a top speed of nearly 200 mph. Operators hope it will help the quake-ravaged north.

By Mar. 27, 2013