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Gigabytes Don't Matter Anymore in the Online Storage War
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Gigabytes Don't Matter Anymore in the Online Storage War

If you still think storing files online is all about who offers the most gigabytes for the lowest price, you weren't there when Jared Leto showed up at BoxWorks...

Realistic Robo-Hawks Designed to Fly Around and Terrorize Real Birds
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Realistic Robo-Hawks Designed to Fly Around and Terrorize Real Birds

Birds are nice enough, unless you work at places like airports, farms, and landfills, in which case they’re the sworn enemy.

The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career
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The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career

Jim Yurchenco was responsible for squeezing the guts inside the impossibly slim Palm V.

Siri's Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask
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Siri's Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

When Apple announced the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011, the headlines were not about its speedy A5 chip or improved camera.

Meet the Puzzle Mastermind Who Designs Def Con's Hackable Badges
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Meet the Puzzle Mastermind Who Designs Def Con's Hackable Badges

Def Con is one of the world's biggest hacker conventions, an annual gathering of security experts, cryptographers and at least a few people who could surreptitiously...

The Data Centers of Tomorrow Will ­se the Same Tech Our Phones Do
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The Data Centers of Tomorrow Will ­se the Same Tech Our Phones Do

The mobile revolution has spread beyond the mini supercomputers in our hands all the way to the data center.

Finally, a Way to Teach Coding to the Touchscreen Generation
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Finally, a Way to Teach Coding to the Touchscreen Generation

First came Generation X. Then the Millennials. And if you have kids under 10, you already know what they're going to be called: the Touchscreen Generation.

When Robots Come For Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?
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When Robots Come For Our Jobs, Will We Be Ready to Outsmart Them?

Non-human employees are filling positions in all sorts of workplaces, and they are proving themselves to be fast, accurate, and reliable—more so than their human...

Tech Giants Begin Recruiting For the Next Big Platform Wars
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Tech Giants Begin Recruiting For the Next Big Platform Wars

The Internet of Things is still young, but it's real.

The Moral Hazards and Legal Conundrums of Our Robot-Filled Future
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The Moral Hazards and Legal Conundrums of Our Robot-Filled Future

The robots are coming, and they're getting smarter.

Why Apple's Swift Language Will Instantly Remake Computer Programming
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Why Apple's Swift Language Will Instantly Remake Computer Programming

Chris Lattner spent a year and a half creating a new programming language—a new way of designing, building, and running computer software—and he didn't mention...

How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business at Will
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How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business at Will

Washington DC-area residents with a hankering for lion meat lost a valuable source of the (yes, legal) delicacy last year when a restaurant called the Serbian Crown...

This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D
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This Is What Math Equations Look Like in 3-D

The doors to MIT are always unlocked.

Researchers Find and Decode the Spy Tools Governments ­se to Hijack Phones
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Researchers Find and Decode the Spy Tools Governments ­se to Hijack Phones

Newly uncovered components of a digital surveillance tool used by more than 60 governments worldwide provide a rare glimpse at the extensive ways law enforcement...

Tiny Startup Completely Reinvents How We ­se Touchscreens
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Tiny Startup Completely Reinvents How We ­se Touchscreens

If you want a reminder of how far technology has come in the last decade, check out the YouTube clip of Steve Jobs unveiling the first iPhone to a room full of...

Why Coders Are Going Nuts Over Apple's New Programming Language
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Why Coders Are Going Nuts Over Apple's New Programming Language

When Apple unveiled a new programming language at its World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, the place went "nuts," erupting with raucous cheers and applause...

Google ­ses Artificial Brains to Teach Its Data Centers How to Behave
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Google ­ses Artificial Brains to Teach Its Data Centers How to Behave

At Google, artificial intelligence isn't just a means of building cars that drive on their own, smartphone services that respond to the spoken word, and online...

The Age of Quantum Computing Has (almost) Arrived
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The Age of Quantum Computing Has (almost) Arrived

Google owns a lot of computers—perhaps a million servers stitched together into the fastest, most powerful artificial intelligence on the planet.

One Day, You'll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This
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One Day, You'll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This

There are few technologies as comprehensive as Google.

An Inside Look at the Insanely Complex Formula 1 Steering Wheel
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An Inside Look at the Insanely Complex Formula 1 Steering Wheel

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ Sebastian Vettel...
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