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Singapore seniors to get robotic personal trainers to stay healthy

As seniors make up a larger and larger percentage of its population, Singapore plans to roll out robotic care-givers to help the elderly exercise.

By October 6, 2015

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The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

By September 22, 2015

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Uber partners with senior citizen group in hunt for new drivers

As part of a new charm offensive, the startup giant is hoping to attract more than 100,000 drivers from an unlikely place: AARP.

By July 30, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options

The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.

By July 3, 2015

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Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan.

By April 30, 2015

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'Who would care?' Watch seniors try Snapchat for the first time

In the Fine Brothers' latest "Elders React" video, seniors take Snapchat for a spin. "All that sexting, texting, nude photos -- politicians should get on to this thing," says one.

By April 24, 2015

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Watch seniors play Grand Theft Auto V for the first time

"Oh man! Destruction Derby!" Seniors have fun stealing and wrecking cars, shooting random people and running from the police as they play Grand Theft Auto V in this Fine Brothers video.

By January 24, 2015

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The booming business of baby-boomer tech

The last White House Conference on Aging was in 2005, before iPhones and smartphone apps. Now tech-focused on seniors are getting tens of millions of dollars in funding from Silicon Valley investors. As CNET's Lexy Savvides shows us, seniors and their families now have more high-tech ways to help get the care and support they need.

By July 13, 2015

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GreatCall's Splash and Jitterbug5 help seniors stay safe and connected

These two new gadgets are designed specifically for the 65-and-older set.

By May 28, 2014

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How girls who code hope to inspire the next generation

While 57 percent of bachelor's degrees are earned by women, just 12 percent of computer science degrees are awarded to women, according to Code.org. CNET sat down with several girls, sixth graders to high school seniors, who are already working to change that statistic and have advice for girls who want to start to code.

May 8, 2015