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10.13.10
Computer wins at Japanese Chess against human for the first time
10.13.10

Computer wins at Japanese Chess against human for the first time

The humans vs. computers battle just got a little more complicated, if you're keeping score. The...

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10.11.10
Sofie surgical robot gives haptic feedback for a more humane touch
10.11.10

Sofie surgical robot gives haptic feedback for a more humane touch

Surgical procedures assisted by robots are nothing new -- they can be more precise and less invasiv...

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09.16.10
Boeing plans to add space tourism seats to its CST-100 flights by 2015
09.16.10

Boeing plans to add space tourism seats to its CST-100 flights by 2015

Boeing has announced plans to add space tourism to its CST-100 -- or Crew Space Transportation-100...

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09.13.10
Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton: Surface will be in homes within three years
09.13.10

Microsoft Principal Researcher Bill Buxton: Surface will be in homes within three years

Microsoft's Principal Researcher recently sat down for a very long interview with The Globe and Mai...

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08.30.10
Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition finalists: the future's so bright...
08.30.10

Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition finalists: the future's so bright...

You're looking at the eight finalists (culled from the submissions of over 1,300) of the Electrol...

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08.24.10
Guess what Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio doesn't use to read? A Nook
08.24.10

Guess what Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio doesn't use to read? A Nook

That's right, folks. Barnes & Noble, a company which -- according to its recent earnings -- is...

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08.14.10
Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete
08.14.10

Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete

The first prototype of a Nao robot that can develop emotions as it interacts with a human caregive...

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07.23.10
Computer Board coffee table blends the past with the future with charm and dignified elegance
07.23.10

Computer Board coffee table blends the past with the future with charm and dignified elegance

We're not furniture experts by any means, but we're pretty sure your great Aunt Dottie's not going...

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07.18.10
Newfangled spacesuit unveiled in New York
07.18.10

Newfangled spacesuit unveiled in New York

It's not everyday that we hear a "new" spacesuit has been designed and created, but that's just wha...

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