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Girl Gets New Hand Thanks To 3-D Printing Technology

Faith Lennox had part of her arm amputated at an early age, but is able to surf, swim, and bike a lot easier thanks to some incredible technology.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:48:44 GMT
IBM Places $3 Billion Bet on Internet of Things

IBM is building an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smart devices and appliances.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:13:34 GMT
Watch Students Pump Up the Bass to Put Out Fire

Senior engineering students at George Mason University demo their sonic fire extinguisher, which uses sound waves at a specific frequency to disrupt the oxidation at the core of a fire.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:57:46 GMT
These Robo-Ants Are Equipped to Steal Jobs

Robotic ants, the size of a human hand that use camera, sensors and radio modules to coordinate their actions, are being touted as the future of factory production systems.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:43:51 GMT
Is Elon Musk's 'Major New Product Line' a Battery?

On Monday, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter to tease a new product announcement.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:40:08 GMT
Google Launches $150 Chromebooks, $100 Stick Computer

Google and its hardware partners revealed a set of new, low-cost Chrome OS devices Tuesday.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:22:54 GMT
Google Maps Turns Your Streets Into a Game of Pac-Man

We hope you weren't planning on doing anything productive with your afternoon.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:58:47 GMT
Out of Soap? Press a Button to Order More From Amazon

Amazon's latest bid to take over the home is the Dash Button, a tiny device that you can press to instantly order more of a single product.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:11:40 GMT
Retro-Computing Brings Old Technology Back to Life

Imagine a room filled with retro machines, humming with new life as their proud owners show them off.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:11:49 GMT
New Microsoft Surface 3 Matches iPad with $499 Price Tag

Microsoft announced the Surface 3 on Tuesday, a lighter, cheaper alternative to its Surface Pro 3, which was released last year.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:53:48 GMT
Round-the-World Solar Plane Touches Down in China

After a 20-hour flight, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane touched down in China to finish the fifth leg of its unprecedented round-the-world odyssey.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:19:54 GMT
2 Ex-Agents Accused of Stealing Silk Road Bitcoin

A pair of former federal agents allegedly stole more than $800,000 worth of bitcoins while investigating the underground online black market Silk Road.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:09:19 GMT
Elon Musk Teases Tesla's New Product: A Home Battery?

Elon Musk set the Internet abuzz on Monday when he tweeted that the company will unveil a new non-automotive product next month.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:27:04 GMT
Sony Launches Spotify-Powered PlayStation Music App

Sometimes, it's better to leave things to the experts. That's what Sony learned in trying to build its own streaming-music service.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:05:00 GMT
Apple to Oppose Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Laws

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to discriminate.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:36:17 GMT
Bracing for Power Grid Attack: 'One Is Too Many'

An NBC News-USA Today investigation takes a close look at the threats facing the nation's power supply that could leave millions in the dark.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:36:35 GMT
Cyberbullying's Got a New Target: Big Companies

Online bullying has become an increasingly frequent phenomenonwith even big companies now tasting the wrath of angry swarms of web activists.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:57:12 GMT
Tim Cook Blasts Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

Opponents of the law say it could allow companies to deny services to gay people.

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:28:20 GMT
Bionic Animals Mimic Ants, Butterflies and Chameleons

A new menagerie of animal-inspired robotics has been unveiled by the researchers at Festo.

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:33:34 GMT
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