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Apple University preaches mantra of simplicity to employees

Three Apple employees spoke to The New York Times about the company's secretive internal training program, revealing some of the lessons the tech firm tries to impart.

By August 11, 2014

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The secret to swarming robots? Simplicity

Simple robots that identify and move toward each other could open the way to armies of machines that measure pollution, pollinate plants, or fly through our bodies.

By April 18, 2014

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Lenovo brings the flexibility of a Yoga to its touchscreen Chromebook

Lenovo's Yoga 11e Chromebook combines Chrome simplicity with Yoga flexibility

By September 18, 2014

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Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.

By August 22, 2014

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Dropbox's Gentry Underwood on great design's disappearing act (Q&A)

Dropbox's design chief arrived at the online storage company with his stylish and popular email service, Mailbox. Now, as Dropbox evolves, he's helping it design a way into every facet of our digital lives.

By August 19, 2014

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Flappy Bird creator's next game, Swing Copters, lands Thursday

The follow-up to this year's most maddening mobile hit is slated for release later this week. The early takeaway: prepare to fail, a lot.

By August 18, 2014

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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In 2025, our lovers will be robots

A new Pew Report examines the world in the near future. It'll be one in which robots aren't confined to machine-like tasks.

By August 15, 2014

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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014