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This cat's dinner hinges on its skill in hunting RFID-tagged toys

A tech-enabled feeding system keeps a modern house cat busy hunting special balls that trigger his meals.

By August 7, 2015


Swedish office gets under employees' skin with RFID microchips

Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.

By February 3, 2015


Dadbod, binge-watch, manspreading make dictionary's top 2015 words

Did you do your share of binge-watching in 2015? You aren't alone. Use of the word "binge-watch" spiked dramatically in 2015, making it Collins English Dictionary's word of the year.

By November 5, 2015


Men's Wearhouse founder looks to marry tech and tuxes

After being ousted from the suit retailer, George Zimmer is re-creating himself as a tech entrepreneur. He's launched two startups this year, including tuxedo rental site Generation Tux.

By September 23, 2015


RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By September 23, 2014


Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015


Cat purr noise generator: All the purr, none of the fur

Get your feline fix with an online noise generator that soothes your soul with the sound of a cat purring.

By August 24, 2015


Earbuds to change how you hear music

The Here earbuds from Doppler Labs can change the properties of sound that enter your ears. At San Francisco's Outside Lands music festival, CNET.com's Lexy Savvides tries them out and reports on the other tech like RFID wristbands to improve the festival experience.

By August 13, 2015


Multicolored glowing gadget spits out personalized nutritional supplements

FitNatic's Indiegogo campaign says the Nourish, a tabletop nutrition device, can customize the mixes you need based on your Fitbit, Apple Watch or other health data source. And its pods glow.

By July 24, 2015


All those 'Likes' don't add up to real fans, Facebook exec warns brands

How can a brand reach genuine fans on Facebook and persuade them to go to a show, buy a product or otherwise support the brand? By paying, says Facebook's Niall Fagan.

By May 21, 2015