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StoreDot rapid-charging battery heads to smartphones this year

StoreDot's sci-fi battery tech -- which charges a phone completely in mere moments -- should pop up in a smartphone before the year's out. And electric cars could be next.

By March 3, 2015

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Untangling your digital life (while embracing it)

As we're bombarded with emails, tweets and status updates, it's easy to feel like slaves to the gadgets in our lives. The advantages of being connected are great, but you don't have to be trapped in the clutches of connectivity.

By February 13, 2015

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Twitter decides on worst Super Bowl advertiser: Nationwide

Technically Incorrect: Presenting an ad featuring a little boy who reveals that he is, in fact, dead did not go down well with the twitterati.

By February 2, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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Man maced after asking woman to turn off phone at movies

At a screening of the movie "Mr. Turner" in Hollywood, a phone becomes a flash point.

By November 11, 2014

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Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles

Honda's MotoGP bikes are the fastest in the world, and the technology they pack is a big part of the puzzle. Join us for a look at what it takes to win a world championship.

By November 7, 2014

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Facebook, Apple offer to cover costs of freezing eggs for female staff

Apple and Facebook have updated their company benefits policies to include fertility treatments in a bid to retain female staff.

By October 15, 2014

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Your brain waves could reveal what you forgot (or lied about)

A study with implications for criminal investigations finds that looking at a particular brain wave could help recover buried or hidden information.

By September 24, 2014

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Science declares: Here's the perfect cheese for the perfect pizza

Should you use cheddar? Just ask the boffins at the University of Auckland.

By August 24, 2014