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Hover Band: Flying Drones Play Classical Music Medley

Ready to be amazed? This video of tiny hexacopter drones playing real instruments may be one of the best demonstrations of robotic agility yet.

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:35:01 GMT
Microsoft Results Bolster New CEO Nadella's Direction

In Satya Nadella's first quarterly earnings release as chief executive, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday posted earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, offering new justification for the CEO's focus on cloud computing.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:46:42 GMT
FyreTV Porn Streamer Sues Amazon Over 'Fire TV' Trademark

In what can only be called a highly expected development, Amazon is being sued over the trademark for its "Fire TV" streaming set-top box by the company that made a "FyreTV" device years earlier.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:46:42 GMT
Are Electric Cars Cleaner than Gas-Powered Cars?

Glenn Zorpette, Editor of IEEE Spectrum breaks down the environmental costs of an electric car, versus a traditional, internal-combustion powered auto.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:00:03 GMT
Net Neutrality: What's New in the FCC's Latest Proposal

The Federal Communication Commission on Thursday announced a proposal to codify so-called net neutrality laws.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:13:22 GMT
Apple, Google and Other Tech Giants Settle Anti-Poaching Lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit alleging that a quartet of Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies colluded not to recruit each other's employees has come to an end.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:26:44 GMT
Samsung Galaxy S5 Crystal Edition Brings the Bling

Does the Galaxy S5's plastic chassis look too cheap for your liking? The upcoming Crystal edition ups the bling factor. Samsung has teamed up with Swarovski to make a bedazzled cover for the smartphone that is sure to turn heads.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:11:14 GMT
Launching Apps All Day? You Might Be a 'Mobile Addict'

Mobile addicts are multiplying at an alarming rate, as an increasing number of teens, college students and middle-age parents fall victim to the problem.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:11:12 GMT
Vaping 101: How Do E-Cigarettes Work?

The FDA proposed new regulations on e-cigarettes on Thursday, including rules that would make them off-limits to children under 18 years old. Electronic cigarettes have become big business over the last year, with sales reaching an estimated $2 billion in 2013.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:55:33 GMT
Digital Art From Andy Warhol Rediscovered on Floppy Disks

Several lost works from Andy Warhol have been rediscovered... on a set of Amiga floppy disks dating from 1985. They may look pretty humble today, but back then, these pieces were marvels of modernity.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:24:29 GMT