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Jul 19, 2014 09:00 AM ET
Ride services such as Uber and Lyft are social networking services that also have to mind the laws of each state in which they offer the service. What's with states telling them to cease operations?
Jul 17, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Erico Guizzo, IEEE Spectrum
Jibo acts as a photographer, a storyteller, a personal assistant and a telepresence avatar.
Jun 27, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
On a shoestring budget? Assemble your own VR headset with materials from the local hardware store. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 12:55 PM ET // AFP
McAfee Labs said in its quarterly threat assessment that weaknesses in app security are becoming a growing problem.
Jun 16, 2014 01:20 PM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
Using speech recognition, speech processing and social media, Hitchbot will try to charm its way from one coast to the other.
Jun 13, 2014 04:47 AM ET
In recent years, virtual therapy -- essentially sharing your problems with an AI -- has been explored by DARPA, but could an app stashed away on your smartphone become your hotline to help?
May 9, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
In a connected, 4-G world, modern birdwatchers carry more than just a notepad and a pair of binoculars.
Apr 29, 2014 08:16 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
This ad-hoc S.O.S. system for smartphones works even if the wireless service in the area goes down. Continue reading →
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