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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 March 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 March 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 July 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 July 30, 2013

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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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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 June 27, 2012

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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 June 19, 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 March 9, 2012

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iPad banned in Israel: Could the UK be next?

The Apple iPad is not welcome in Israel because it may have over-powered Wi-Fi -- customs has a pile of seized iPads to prove it

By April 16, 2010

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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 December 23, 2009