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Car Tech 101: Variable valve timing explained

Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley's here to do just that.

By April 28, 2014

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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Beyond step-counting: The future of wearables

Makers of wearables are looking for new things to track about your body, even if they need to poke inside it.

By May 11, 2014

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How reliable is the Government's new broadband speed tester?

As the Australian Government releases a broadband speed tester allowing users to check download speeds, one expert doubts how effective such tools can be.

By April 10, 2014

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Lego is a tool of Satan, says priest

Citing research from New Zealand and his own observation of Lego's Zombie characters and Monster Fighters, Poland's Father Slawomir Kostrzewa warns that children are being led into a world of death and darkness by the formerly lovable toy.

By April 1, 2014

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Tinke brings wireless health tracking to Android

With its sensors, Tinke users can track four wellness factors -- and do so at rest, when they can measure their true fitness.

By January 5, 2014

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CES 2014 pre-show news wrap

The show hasn't even started yet, but the gadget news is already flooding in at CES. We sum up the most interesting tech innovations we saw today.

By January 5, 2014

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What mattered on Sunday at CES 2014

The show hasn't even started yet, but the gadget news is already flooding in at CES. We sum up the most interesting tech innovations we saw today.

By January 5, 2014

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Lamborghini unveils 610hp Huracán luxury super sports car

The replacement for the Lamborghini Gallardo finally arrives with more power and tech, but less weight.

By December 20, 2013