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Outbox delivers your snail mail to your iPhone or iPad

This intriguing new service, currently rolling out in San Francisco, collects your physical mail, then opens, scans, and delivers it via app or browser.

By February 27, 2013

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

By September 2, 2014

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Lego tower-building robot could reach space, theoretically

An ambitious robot that builds a never-ending Lego tower could hypothetically reach space if it had enough blocks and time.

By July 14, 2014

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Sensory overload: Tokyo's Robot Restaurant

Deep in Tokyo's Shinjuku district is a place of wonder and technology, an explosive spectacle of robots, glitz and lasers: the Robot Restaurant.

By July 7, 2014

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Samsung exec: People aren't fooled by Apple anymore

Jae Shin, VP of Samsung's Knox mobile security group, says that once upon a time people were moved by branding. Now, he says, they know better.

By June 27, 2014

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Colbert on Yo: Y?

An app comes along that involves merely saying Yo. Stephen Colbert muses on its brilliance and its potential use in real-life situations.

By June 20, 2014

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E3 death match: Microsoft and Sony battle for gaming supremacy

The sparring video-game giants face off in dueling press conferences, with Sony talking multimedia and hardware and Microsoft sticking to games.

By June 10, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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'Twitch Plays Pokemon' is now a fight for the soul of the Internet

Can we all just work together? New "democracy" and "anarchy" modes in the live-streaming game experiment reveal the split personality of the Internet.

By February 19, 2014

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Facebook crowdsourcing gives lonely boy 1.4 million friends

For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.

By February 12, 2014