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Talking space droid Kirobo yaps away on ISS

"One small step for robots," says deceptively friendly Kirobo, a conversation droid designed to liven up the ISS.

By September 5, 2013

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Rocki plans to 'revolutionize' music streaming with new products

​Music streamer startup Rocki says it plans to "revolutionize the industry" and plans additions to its Play product series such as more music services, better support and new devices.

By June 26, 2014

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Cinema ninjas dispatch yapping, phone-using movie goers

Obnoxious movie patrons versus ninjas? My money is on the ninjas. A London cinema has raised an army of them to quiet rude customers.

By September 17, 2012

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Oral-B Smartseries Bluetooth toothbrush brushes up on oral health

Treat your pearly whites right with a Bluetooth toothbrush and app that makes sure you clean your teeth properly, tracks your brushing, and helps you find a dentist.

By February 23, 2014

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Friday Poll: Do you want in-flight cell phone calls?

A recent FCC vote improves the chances for in-flight cell phone use, but not everybody is thrilled about the possibility.

By December 13, 2013

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Amazon buys Siri voice rival Yap

Amazon is planning to take on Siri with a rival voice service, having quietly bought Yap.

By November 10, 2011

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Amazon bought Yap and its voice tech, filing shows

A new SEC filing reveals that Amazon picked up Yap, a company that specializes in voice transcription technologies.

By November 9, 2011

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This week in Crave: The sock-it-to-'em edition

This week, we wore pixels on our face, wrote our name in the stars, and let RFID and the Internet sort our socks for us.

By September 22, 2012

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Google scraps -- and shares -- Web-based collab coding tool

Collide, which lets multiple programmers tap into a software development project, is open-source software now that Google has cast it off. One project member hopes it'll inspire related projects.

By July 9, 2012

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Google Siri rival Majel beaming up?

Google is reported to be using a nifty Star Trek in-joke as a codename for a Siri competitor, known as Majel.

By December 15, 2011