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Mohawk-wearing humanoid robot slays wasps

A Japanese professor comes to the aid of a friend who's been repeatedly stung by wasps, building a ladder-climbing robot to kill the pests.

By October 25, 2010

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Wireless drone sniffs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, phone signals

At Black Hat, a pair of security engineers show off prototype UAV bristling with antennas that can eavesdrop on Wi-Fi, phone, and Bluetooth signals.

By August 4, 2011

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Friday Poll: Scariest tech happening of 2010?

Sure, blood-drenched Halloween zombies can be spooky. But not as scary as some of the more frightening tech moments this year to date.

By October 29, 2010

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'Social Network' raises questions as debut nears

The film about Facebook's origins, with a plot the company denounced as fiction, is stirring up Oscar buzz already after a few stellar first reviews. What's it mean for the movie and Facebook?

By August 27, 2010

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'MythBusters' Kari Byron getting kids hooked on science

With her new show "Head Rush," the "MythBusters" co-host is hoping to help kids find the excitement of science, technology, engineering, and math.

By August 19, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1292: You're a Koobface (podcast)

Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."

By August 16, 2010

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Hard-core Wasp knife makes its point

Weapon instantly injects a freezing cold ball of compressed gas, approximately the size of a basketball, into the unlucky recipient.

By July 25, 2008

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Nano GigaPan offers panoramic views of microscopic worlds

A GigaPan robotic platform for creating images is hooked up to a scanning electron microscope at NASA, giving a close look at the ultra-small.

By March 18, 2010

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Nokia 6760 slide: Qwerty phone lacks Wi-Fi

Nokia has announced a mid-range Qwerty slider phone for messaging addicts of average wealth, the 6760 slide. But there might be a problem...

By July 22, 2009

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Sagem DTR 64160: Pretty cheap, but not all that pretty

We haven't been massive fans of Sagem's PVR in the past, but now it's just £99, and for that little we don't mind so much if it looks like a bulldog chewing a wasp

By November 17, 2008