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14 hours ago Tiny Robots Carry Loads Over 100 Times Their Weight
Inventors at Stanford have created a handful of tiny robots that can carry objects many times their weight, like robotic ants.






14 hours ago Astell & Kern Unveils Flashy New High-End Audio Player
Astell & Kern, makers of luxury audio players, will soon have a flashy new device on the market: the highly pocketable AK Jr.






20 hours ago Computer Takes on Poker Pros at Texas Hold 'Em
Computers may have proven their superiority at chess, but what about poker, where mind games are as much a part of the game as the cards themselves?






23 hours ago Will Consumers Learn To Love the Apple Watch?
The first customers to sign up for the new Apple Watch will begin receiving their devices today. NBC's Mark Barger and Julianne Pepitone report.
23 hours ago Here's Why Your Boss Is Pumped About the Apple Watch
If you thought your smartphone had you tethered to your job, just wait until you're wearing an Apple Watch.






Yesterday Here's Why Your Boss is Pumped About the Apple Watch
If you thought your smartphone had you tethered to your job, just wait until you're wearing an Apple Watch.






Yesterday Amazon Tests Delivery To Your Car Trunk
Amazon and Audi are testing a way to have packages from the online shopping site delivered to owners' car trunks.
Yesterday Latest Acer Notebooks Blaze With Color
If you're looking for a cheap Windows notebook and want something with a little flair, Acer has you covered.






Yesterday These Cybercrooks Are Available for Hire By the Hour
You can now anonymously hire a cybercriminal online for as little as $6 to $10 per hour, says Rodney Joffe, senior vice president at Neustar.






Yesterday Department of Defense Releases New Cyber Strategy
The Department of Defense unveiled its first new cyber strategy since 2011 on Thursday.
Yesterday Emoji Use Around the World
A company called SwiftKey has analyzed over one billion pieces of emoji data from speakers of 16 different languages around the world.






Yesterday New Turing Phone is Extra Strong, Extra Secure
The Turing Phone is a one-off product from a new company that aims to one-up the competition with a unique body and extra security software.






Apr 23 Some Apple Watches Shipping Sooner Than Expected
Soon it won't be just Beyonce with an Apple Watch.






Apr 22 No iPhone Zone: Bug Crashes Apple Devices
A flaw in the way iOS apps handle secure connections could let hackers crash any affected app at will via an infected Wi-Fi network.






Apr 22 No Dials: These Camera Lenses Have Displays Built In
A pair of new camera lenses from Zeiss dispense with the labeled dials for adjusting focus and aperture, instead opting for a built-in screen.






Apr 22 Atomic Clock Won't Lose a Second in 15 Billion Years
The latest in astronomical accuracy is an clock that, if it been running at the time of the Big Bang, would still be correct to within a second today.






Apr 22 Say Hi to Fi: Google Launches Cellphone Service
Google has launched a U.S. wireless service that lets customers pay only for the data they use.






Apr 22 Can Data Make Government More Open? Americans Mixed
Americans are mixed on whether or not "open data" initiatives will make government officials more accountable to the public.






Apr 22 30 Seconds to Know: How Do Solar Panels Work?
A photovoltaic cell is the technology that's used to convert the sun's energy into electrical power.






Apr 22 Algae-Based Surfboard Waves Goodbye to Petroleum
Researchers have found a way to create surfboards without using fossil fuels, which may allay the concerns of many eco-conscious wave riders.






Apr 21 White House Seeks Silicon Valley Help on Encryption
The Obama administration wants a system with strong encryption that could be pierced legally by one party without opening the door to others.






Apr 21 Loch Ness Monster hunters get help from Google







Apr 21 Sports Gadgets to Get You Up and Active
Spring is the time to get outside and get moving -- with high-tech fitness socks, smart treadmills and more.
Apr 21 DHS to Open Satellite Cyber Office in Silicon Valley
DHS plans to open a satellite office in Silicon Valley to better collaborate with tech companies in the fight against cyberattacks.






Apr 21 How Do Solar Panels Work?
A photovoltaic cell is the technology that's used to convert the sun's energy into electrical power.






Apr 21 Humanoid Robot Starts Work at Japanese Department Store
Speaking Japanese, Chihira, which has human-like features and blinks, can also be programmed to speak in other languages such as Chinese.






Apr 21 NATO to Hold Major Cyber Defense Drill in Estonia
About 400 experts will participate in a major cyber drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to bolster its anti-hacking abilities.






Apr 21 Solar Impulse Plane Lands in Nanjing: Next Stop, Hawaii
The solar-powered plane completed the sixth leg of a round-the-world flight in Nanjing, China, with a perilous Pacific crossing next on the itinerary.






Apr 20 Solar Plane Resumes Trek Across China After Delays
The solar-powered plane took to the air for the sixth leg of a round-the-world flight after three weeks of delay due to risky weather.
Apr 20 Bug Exposes 1,000 iPhone and iPad Apps to Hacks
A bug in a widely used piece of software temporarily exposed around a thousand iOS apps to the possibility of hacking, and some are still at risk.