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Robot Bartenders? Why Not, Says 'Love Boat' Star

Royal Caribbean has hired a robot bartender. Ted Lange from "The Love Boat" says bartenders should not be worried.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:10:42 GMT
Amazon Unveils New Lineup of Tech Devices

The annual busy season for tech gadgets continues with Amazon's announcement of more than a half a dozen new devices.






Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:15:00 GMT
Let the Frenzy Begin: What People Are Saying About the iPhone 6

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on official sale Friday, but critics have already begun to weigh in.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:51:07 GMT
Sex in the Sink: Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs

Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:53:50 GMT
GAO Report: HealthCare.gov Still Has Security Flaws

A new report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) claims that HealthCare.gov has security flaws that put personal information at risk.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:20:13 GMT
Facebook, Drag Queens Meet Over 'Real Names' Rules

The groups are at odds with the company's longstanding rule that people must register with their legal names to open an account.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:13:21 GMT
This App Promises to Keep Your Pictures Safe From Hackers

In the wake of a string of celebrity iPhone hacks, one mobile app company is ramping up its efforts to keep all messages safe from hackers.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:23:46 GMT
The FBI Just Completed Its Facial Recognition Technology

At a price tag of $1 billion dolars the FBI's facial recognition database is now operational.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:42:59 GMT
Have An Extra $14,000? You Can Buy This Gold PS4

Crafted in Italy, this solid gold PlayStation 4 will let you dominate your opponents in style.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:23:46 GMT
Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in U.K.

Safety experts in the U.K. are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33:41 GMT
Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in UK

Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33:41 GMT
Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in UK

Safety experts in the UK are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33:41 GMT
FCC Received 3.7 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

The FCC's public comment period on net neutrality has ended. The final count: approximately 3.7 million comments.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:30:45 GMT
After Celeb Photos Leak, Apple Boosts iCloud Security

In the wake of an extremely high-profile leak of celebrity selfies from compromised iCloud accounts, Apple has added two-factor authentication.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:23 GMT
Download Day: What You'll Get From iOS 8

Once you're ready to get the new software, you have two options to download. But early adopters may face a few issues.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:36:37 GMT
iPhone 6 Is the Best Smartphone Out There: Review

After stubbornly resisting for years, Apple has finally joined the big-screen smartphone movement with its two latest models.






Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:25:50 GMT
California Permits Punch the Gas on Self-Driving Cars

Testing of self-driving cars has been going on in a number of states for a while, but regulations are starting to catch up to the nascent industry.






Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:06:37 GMT
App Developers Seek Clearer Health Data Guidelines

Developers of apps for mobile devices are asking a U.S. agency to clarify its rules for protecting patient health information.






Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:20:04 GMT
Heat Tracker: How Wearables Could Detect Gunshots

A new study says that cheap wearables could help monitor people who might illegally use firearms.






Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:52:27 GMT
How a Laughing Fish Could Lead to Medical Breakthroughs

Michael Bell, the head of the New Devices Group at Intel, is trying to shake things up at the semiconductor behemoth. Surprisingly, he's doing that by encouraging the researchers to address public needs, even if they're silly.






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:44:21 GMT
Windows 9 May Be Focus of Microsoft's Sept. 30 Event

Microsoft has announced an event taking place later this month that will likely be a public demonstration of the next version of Windows.






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:09:32 GMT
Alibaba to Up IPO Price Range to $66-$68/Share

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to raise the range for its initial public offering to $66 to $68 a share, from $60-$66, making it the largest IPO ever.






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:46:38 GMT
Readers Remember More From Newspapers Than Online

If you were reading this story in print, you'd have a better chance of remembering it later, according to a study done at the University of Houston.






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:12:04 GMT
Apple Offers to Help You Delete Free U2 Album

Are you one of the people who complained about that new U2 album Apple gave you last week without asking if you wanted it?






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:32:05 GMT
Google Unveils First Super-Cheap Android One Phone

While Apple is busy launching 18-karat-gold gadgets, Google is aiming at the opposite end of the market.






Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:48:36 GMT
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