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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

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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

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That next-gen antenna? It may be printed right onto your shirt

Using an exotic form of carbon called graphene, researchers print antennas on paper and other materials with a process that could bring network links to many cheap devices.

By May 19, 2015

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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

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Hands-on with the Quicklock NFC padlock

Ideal for both personal use and work environments, this smart lock opens as if by magic. And now it has a lower price, too.

By April 29, 2015

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Robobarista autonomously makes latte, taught by the Internet

Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.

By April 21, 2015

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Robotic kitchen will be your own personal chef

A robotic kitchen stocked with a database of 2,000 recipes becomes a high-tech personal chef.

By April 20, 2015

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eBay mirror, mirror on the wall -- are you talking to me?

The e-commerce giant's fitting room of the future lands at Nordstrom and Rebecca Minkoff stores.

By January 18, 2015

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Retailers use new tech to track you in stores -- and in dressing rooms

Smart shelves know what products you touch, shopping carts come loaded with tablets, and dressing room mirrors track what you try on and ask for your phone number. The National Retail Federation's annual trade show reveals how tech changes the way we shop.

By January 14, 2015

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Apple Pay to be welcome at Walt Disney World

Starting December 24, visitors to Orlando's Walt Disney World can use Apple Pay to buy tickets, merchandise and other items.

By December 22, 2014