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Genetically engineered micropigs to be sold as pets

A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.

By September 29, 2015


How Android Wear works with iOS: What you need to know (FAQ)

Curious about how Google's Android Wear smartwatches play with the iPhone? Here's what you need to know.

By August 31, 2015


Apple may enlist Siri to answer your phone calls

The voice assistant would answer your calls with customized messages and then transcribe your voice mail into text, says Business Insider.

By August 3, 2015


What if we called Web science 'psychohistory'? Internet pioneer recounts early notion

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee had the sci-fi inspired name in mind, according to fellow innovator Wendy Hall, who spoke to CNET about the evolution of the World Wide Web.

By December 10, 2014


Real-time, real-world captioning comes to Google Glass

A new app for Google Glass captions conversations in real-time.

By October 2, 2014


Mysterious writing in rare 16th-century Homer identified

The mysterious marginalia found in a 16th-century edition of Homer's Odyssey has been identified by a digital humanities student from the Archivio di Stato di Milano in Italy.

By May 6, 2014


Crave giveaway: Dragon Dictate for Mac, version 4

Feeling chatty? This week, one reader gets the latest version of Nuance Communications' Dragon Dictate speech recognition software for Mac. For free.

By April 11, 2014


12,000 miles in an electric vehicle, or bust

Norman Hajjar hopes to set the record for the world's longest car trip powered by electricity. He also wants to make a point about the need to build out US infrastructure for e-vehicles.

By March 29, 2014


Hear the music a 16th-century artist etched on a man's butt

A torture victim in Hieronymus Bosch's "The Garden of Earthly Delights" has sheet music painted on his bottom -- and it's now been transcribed and played for the first time.

By February 19, 2014


How to work around Straight Talk's visual voice mail limitation

As most iOS users have discovered, switching to Straight Talk means giving up visual voice mail. Or does it?

By January 14, 2014