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Pebble, Gear...Fitbit Force? Making the case for 'semi-smart watch' over smartwatch

What does it take to make a great smartwatch? Maybe the key is just enough that's actually useful.

By October 11, 2013

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Semi-autonomous driving: Can you drive through town after pressing the throttle only once?

Radar-guided cruise control means it's technically possible to drive through town after pressing the 'go' pedal once and once only. So, naturally, we had a go in London and hoped there'd be no idiots on the road.

By September 27, 2013

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GM to launch cars that nag you to death?

A report suggests that Detroit is to install technology that monitors your distracted driving. At what point does the tech itself become too much of a distraction?

By September 2, 2014

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Facebook reports enormous uptick in use of snoop-proof email

The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.

By August 19, 2014

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Guillermo del Toro, Norman Reedus, Hideo Kojima team up for new Silent Hill

Prepare to get crazy-excited about Silent Hill again. Guillermo del Toro, Hideo Kojima, and Norman Reedus are all involved in the next installment.

By August 13, 2014

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By August 6, 2014

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Experimental software allows 3D object manipulation in 2D photos

Using stock 3D models, researchers have created software that allows you to rotate and animate objects in 2D photographs.

By August 5, 2014

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Would you buy a self-driving car?

A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.

By July 31, 2014

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World Cup the most talked about event on social media ever

Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.

By July 14, 2014

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After Germany's rout of Brazil, jokes fly on Facebook, Twitter

No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.

By July 8, 2014