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Tesla jolts future of energy with new home battery

The Powerwall home battery aims to revolutionize energy consumption, Messenger ends its Mercury mission with a bang, and Microsoft's age-detecting tool is not to be trusted.

By May 1, 2015

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Meet Microsoft Edge, the replacement for Internet Explorer

Windows 10 gets a new default Web browser, Microsoft shows off more details of the HoloLens, and the Secret app shuts down.

By April 30, 2015

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Watch teen solve a Rubik's Cube in a world-record 5.25 seconds

This kid is amazingly fast. He sets a new world record by solving a Rubik's Cube in just over 5 seconds, besting the previous record by an impressive three-tenths of a second.

By April 27, 2015

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Samsung is back on top and 'Top Gear' looks to the future in CNET UK podcast 431

Samsung has once again dethroned Apple as the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer.

By May 1, 2015

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'True Wetsuit' goes from the beach to the boardroom a la James Bond (Tomorrow Daily 170)

Quiksilver Japan's new suit has a bit of a superspy aura about it: it's made of neoprene and other water-resistant materials, enabling its wearer to catch some waves at the nearest beach, and then jet to a business meeting (or a black tie affair) without changing clothes.

By April 29, 2015

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The 404 Show: Silent Hills is dead, HoloLens, bad food marketing

Back from paternity leave, Jeff Bakalar tells 404 veteran Russ Frushtick everything you did and didn't want to know about his son's birth. Also: the upsetting news about Silent Hills, the first-ever graffiti drone and examples of bad food marketing.

By May 1, 2015

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DARPA guided bullet changes course mid-air to hit moving targets (Tomorrow Daily 169)

The EXACTO (short for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordinance) program is tasked with developing a guided bullet for snipers in combat. DARPA just announced they're making progress, but we're a little freaked out by this futuristic firepower.

By April 28, 2015

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Crave Ep. 202: Russian space capsule spinning out of control over Earth

The Russian resupply ship Progress 59 has suffered "an unspecified problem" and is in a slow spin above our planet, with 3 tons of food, water, and supplies lost.

By April 30, 2015

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Animated comic book tattoo looks ridiculously cool in action (Tomorrow Daily 171)

Comic "Modern Polaxis" has some nifty AR features for readers, but its creator decided to take it a step further and tattoo a scene straight from the book onto his forearm. If you're wondering if AR still works via tattoo, it does -- and it looks epic.

By April 30, 2015

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Book an Uber car with Outlook: Microsoft teams up with apps

Microsoft Office is integrating with outside apps like Uber -- and the car-hailing service is also expanding into food delivery. Bridget Carey gets a taste of UberEats.

By April 29, 2015