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Jack Dorsey holds impromptu art and lifestyle symposium

What Twitter IPO? In an unconventional talk at Y Combinator's annual startup school, the Twitter cofounder and Square CEO reads from some of his favorite books and plays some music.

By October 19, 2013

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This Sony researcher wants to put you in someone else's head

Jun Rekimoto, who studies augmented reality at Sony Computer Science Labs, is using cameras, drones and sensors to capture and share what others are seeing and feeling.

By September 27, 2014

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 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

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MIT researchers use drones as photography lights

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel use for the humble drone, turning them into flying photography lights.

By July 14, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

By July 10, 2014

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Sony curved image sensor gets first public photo

A production photo of the chip announced last April reveals it's close to reality.

By June 13, 2014

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IBM sees big opportunity in sequencing microbes

We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.

By May 6, 2014

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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium takes on mobile, data, clouds

This year's symposium highlights the challenges of dealing with legacy while embracing new computing approaches.

By May 23, 2012

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Wave your hand to control smart devices -- even if it's out of sight

The new "AllSee" gesture-recognition device lets you manipulate TV signals in the air using wizard-like hand movements to control your tech.

By February 28, 2014