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Shimon Peres calls for tech to leverage infantry

Appealing to an audience of inventors at the Launch conference, the president of Israel suggested they could both help Israel and take advantage of its resources.

By Mar. 7, 2012

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Alibaba leads $280M investment in messaging service Tango

The next episode of messaging services' hot streak, app Tango gets a $280 million investment led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and surpasses its 200 millionth registered user.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Amazon debuts long-form Q&As in Kindle short-form shop

The company takes another step down the path of content creator by debuting extended written interviews with high-profile figures and world leaders, starting with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Amazon scores Obama Q&A for Kindle Singles Interview series

A coup for Kindle's shop for mini e-books, the new interview series lands President Obama as its next subject. It's the latest move inching the e-commerce giant into the realm of news.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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iPhone + robot marimba player = instant band

Shimon is an autonomous robot marimba player created at Georgia Tech. When teamed with iPhone app ZOOZBeat, Shimon can jam Thelonius Monk-style.

By Dec. 23, 2009

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J.J. Abrams to talk up 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' via Facebook Live

The social network is live-streaming a conversation with the director, along with original Mr. Sulu George Takei, Friday evening, by way of its Facebook Live site.

By May. 10, 2013

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Eric Schmidt: World Wide Web has yet to live up to its name

Google's executive chairman says the Internet is leaving the majority of the world's population behind.

By Jun. 19, 2012

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Meet Shimi, a robot DJ that shuffles

Gone are the days of lying around in a haze listening to vinyl. In the future, some of us may rock out with robots to enjoy music.

By Jun. 27, 2012

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Apple goes 'new' school with iPad

The next generation of the tablet arrives, while the feds crack down on LulzSec. Also: Meet Google Play.

By Mar. 9, 2012

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Spanish robot can name that tune

Researchers at the University of Malaga are creating a series of musically inclined bots to make and manage musical content.

By Jan. 4, 2010