MIT lets its robotic cheetah off the leash

Researchers at MIT have announced the latest developments in their robotic cheetah project. The project aims to provide insights into how cheetahs can move so quickly. The cheetah is now "wireless" ...

6 hours ago from Gizmag

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Germany lifts countrywide ban on taxi app Uber

A nationwide ban of taxi-firm Uber in Germany has been lifted after a Frankfurt court found that the emergency measures demanded by traditional taxi firms weren't warranted.

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Misfit Flash Is A Cheap Fitness And Sleep Tracker

Companies competing in the wearable device market are mostly working on two kinds of products, smartwatches and fitness trackers. There has been considerable progress in the former as ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Apple to restrict NFC chip access in iPhone 6 to Apple Pay

Apple faithful and technology enthusiasts alike wondered when the longtime near field communication (NFC) holdout would finally embrace the budding mobile technology. Everyone got their answer ...

39 minutes ago from Techspot

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Chromecast finally plays nice with Disney videos, foreign dramas

Heads up, Chromecast owners - your $35 media-flinging dongle just got a new infusion of oomph. Google announced on its official Chrome blog earlier today that users can now stream content from ...

9 minutes ago from Engadget

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First wave of Android One smartphones hits India

Google's Android One initiative, outlined at I/O 2014, is designed to bring quality, low-cost smartphones to developing countries, catering to specific needs while tackling key issues with the ...

Mon 15 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Android Wearables

 I suppose that wearables are the new place where cross-platform tools and services must reside. Today Microsoft brought OneNote to Android Wear devices. You can now OneNote from your watch. ...

1 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Announced

Microsoft has just announced the brand new Universal Mobile Keyboard which will not rely on any kind of 2.4GHz wireless network to connect to a computing device, but rather, it will ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Modern forests hold signs of prehistoric apocalypse

Meteorite that wiped out dinos took a heavy toll on flowering evergreens as well

1 hours ago from Science Now

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Chinese city Chongqing creates 'mobile phone lane' for pedestrians who walk and text

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a "mobile phone lane" on a stretch of pavement, offering a path for those seemingly too engrossed in messaging and other activity on their phones to ...

Mon 15 Sep 14 from The Independent

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