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06.22.16
Dropbox's iOS app will scan the scraps of paper cluttering your office
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Dropbox's iOS app will scan the scraps of paper cluttering your office

Back up all of those ideas you jot down on sticky notes in the middle of the night.

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05.27.16
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
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Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth

Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.

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01.20.16
​Smartphone accessory 3D-scans your food to count calories
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​Smartphone accessory 3D-scans your food to count calories

NutriRay3D's laser-scanning tech has gone to crowdfunding to bring accurate calorie counting to your smartphone.

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10.26.15
Egypt hunts for hidden pyramid chambers with cosmic rays
10.26.15

Egypt hunts for hidden pyramid chambers with cosmic rays

The team might use a similar technique to find the legendary burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti.

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 14, 2017
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10.16.15
US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal
10.16.15

US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal

The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled that Google's use of out-of-print book excerpts falls under "fair use."

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08.24.15
Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone
08.24.15

Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone

Forget using dedicated scanners to capture objects in 3D -- Microsoft's MobileFusion would let you use only your phone.

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05.13.15
Japanese smartphone gets iris-scanning for mobile payments
05.13.15

Japanese smartphone gets iris-scanning for mobile payments

The common objection to using your phone for purchases is that any sufficiently-motivated criminal...

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