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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014

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Singapore and Hong Kong are radio-controlled toy heaven

Singapore-based writer Michael Tan spends his spare time flying his fleet of quad-copters with his son. He takes us on a tour of Asia's best RC shops, packed full of fun toys.

By July 9, 2014

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Razer Nabu wearable nabs 250,000 sign-ups for $1 beta program

Demand is high for a chance to be one of the first 500 people to try the wearable fitness tracker from gaming accessory and device maker Razer.

By July 8, 2014

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Chasing drug-laden 'bogeys' across the skies

Operating from a building in Corpus Christi, Texas, US Customs and Border Protection flies surveillance planes 24-7. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a ride to see how they catch the bad guys.

By June 28, 2014

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From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?

By June 11, 2014

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New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.

By June 10, 2014

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White House on the Obama-Ortiz selfie: Ugh

President Obama's press secretary reveals that the White House objects to Samsung's use of a selfie taken by its sponsored slugger, Red Sox' David Ortiz.

By April 3, 2014

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Google's smart contact lenses: Could have been Microsoft

Computer-infused contact lenses fit in with the sci-fi ethos of the Google[x] project. But guess what -- Microsoft backed the research three years earlier.

By January 17, 2014

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Wearable device punishes inactivity

A wearable set of sensors can tell when you stop moving or thinking and prods you back into activity with a series of unpleasant sensations.

By December 9, 2013