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'Anti-social network' backlash taking hold

The popularity of social networks -- where people share much of their lives online with friends and acquaintances -- has spawned the growth of alternative "anti-social networks."

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Anomo, cloak, James Sun, Brian Moore, Neal Augenstein, anti-social network, social network

Communicating through a disaster

One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:04am EDT

Tags: Mike Schweder, AT&T, David Rohrer, Kelly Morrison, Kenneth Mallette, Hilton, Neal Augenstein, disaster

Credit card with built-in keyboard fights fraud

High-profile breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and Michaels have focused attention on the problem of credit card fraud. Shoppers will soon have a new tool to protect their security -- a credit card with built-in keyboard.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Jeff Mullen, Dynamics Incorporated, credit card fraud, Neal Augenstein, hackers

Scrabble-playing robot is rude, not very good

A trash-talking, Scrabble-playing robot (who is not very good) is helping researchers at Carnegie Mellon develop robots that are "less robotic."

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 04:07am EDT

Tags: Carnegie Mellon, Reid Simmons, Scrabble, robot, Neal Augenstein

Talk to plants? They may prefer to play music, dance

Communicating with plants is getting more involved. A new device converts the activities of plants into music, but are they responding to humans?

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:03am EDT

Tags: MIDI Sprout, Joe Patitucci, Data Garden, biofeedback, Neal Augenstein

How to build your own website in minutes

An online presence is an important way of networking, jobseeking, and telling the world about your professional life. It's possible to build a personal website in just a few minutes.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:11am EDT

Tags: Strikingly, David Chen, linkedin, online resume, Neal Augenstein

New hearing aid is first 'made for iPhone'

A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 04:36am EDT

Tags: Laurel Christensen, ReSound LiNX, iphone, hearing aids, Neal Augenstein

‘Normal Barbie' takes on bombshell doll

Barbie dolls are wildly popular, and wildly unrealistic. Fans of a still-to-be-built alternative to Barbie are putting their money and behind a company whose tagline is "average is beautiful."

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Barbie, Lammily, Mattel, Nickolay Lamm, Neal Augenstein

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Robotic device turns drummer into three-armed cyborg

A robotic prosthesis is enabling amputees to drum better than they did with two arms, in part because the drummer now uses three sticks.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 10:23am EDT

Tags: Gil Weinberg, Jason Barnes, robotic, drummer, cyborg, Georgia Tech, Neal Augenstein

Hands-free iTunes in car gets test drive

Starting this week, Apple is testing its new CarPlay system, which allows drivers to access iTunes hands-free. See which cars will have the service initially.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 05:32am EST

Tags: iphone, CarPlay, apple, itunes, Neal Augenstein

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