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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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Conan: iPhone 6 gone soft? There's stiff competition

Insisting that men cannot be seen with a bent iPhone, Conan O'Brien reveals that Samsung offers a firmer alternative.

By September 26, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is a simple slate with stiff pricing

The comfy mid-size tablet performs smoothly, but it's a bit overpriced for a basic buy.

By June 9, 2014

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MIT 'Anklebot' gauges joint stiffness to improve rehab

The bot is an experimental rehabilitation tool that uses electrodes to calculate the ankle's stiffness in various directions.

By October 25, 2013

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Stiff upper lip? The many porn searches of UK politicos, staff

Servers in the UK Parliament's network have been asked to find pornography 300,000 times since May 2012. Is this why the country's prime minister wants a porn filter?

By September 5, 2013

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Out with the air: Bridgestone shows off tires you never have to inflate

Bringing new meaning to the term flat tire, the Japanese company shows a second-generation prototype of its airless tires at the Paris Motor Show.

By October 3, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014

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New 21.5-inch iMac faces stiff Windows competition

An appealing new design and up-to-date components can't save Apple's new 21.5-inch iMac from its cutthroat, feature-rich Windows-based competitors.

January 18, 2013

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Get a SlideStand stick-on smartphone stand for $5.59

This clever little accessory adheres to the rear of your phone (or case) for portrait and landscape viewing.

By May 5, 2014

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By April 17, 2014