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In odd twist, industry agrees to ban "microbeads"

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:32am
Some companies are already planning to replace microbeads with natural substances such as ground-up fruit pits, oatmeal and sea salt
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Fire Phone pulls together Amazon's app universe

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 8:45pm
The phone comes with some exclusive perks, like unlimited photo storage, and features access to Amazon services
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Amazon CEO unveils Fire Phone's 3D feature, Dynamic Perspective

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 7:59pm
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos introduced the new 3D feature Dynamic Perspective, part of the company’s first foray into the smartphone market with its new device called the Fire Phone.
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Amazon unveils its 3D "Fire Phone"

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 5:14pm
CEO Jeff Bezos unveils the company's first smartphone featuring highly anticipated 3D capabilities
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Obama welcomes inventors, electric giraffe, to the White House

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 4:46pm
At White House's first "Maker Faire," the president meets with entrepreneurs and students to encourage domestic manufacturing and innovation
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Watch: Honda's self-parking, wirelessly-charged electric car

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 3:45pm
Engineers at Honda Motor are testing an electric vehicle that can drive itself into a home carport where its battery is recharged wirelessly.
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Intel's Pocket Avatars app animates your message

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 3:29pm
Intel's new messaging app uses motion sensing technology so you can speak to others as an animated character
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Hackers wanted: U.S. needs more cybersecurity workers

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 2:22pm
New RAND study says the U.S. needs to do more to attract and retain cybersecurity experts, especially women
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Honda shows off a self-parking car

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 12:45pm
Honda engineers are now testing a system to turn your car into an "auto valet"
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What's that foaming spray used by World Cup refs?

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 12:42pm
World Cup watchers may have seen a free kick where the referee took out a spray can and drew a line on the grass; what exactly is it?
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Indie labels decry new YouTube music service

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 12:07pm
YouTube's plans to launch its own subscription-based music service prompts uproar over blocking certain artists
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"Game of Thrones" finale sets online piracy record

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:54am
The HBO drama's fourth-season finisher, "The Children," set a new record for the most people sharing a single BitTorrent file
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Rooftop beekeepers

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 7:01pm
Non-profit organization aims to raise awareness for sustainable living in Tokyo's urban setting via honeybee farming and honey harvesting
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Scent sent by cell phone across the Atlantic

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 6:50pm
A new "smell-phone" system sends and receives its first trans-Atlantic scented messages
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Slingshot app is Facebook's answer for Snapchat

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 5:32pm
Following the complete and utter failure of its Poke app, Facebook attempts to take on Snapchat again -- with Slingshot
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Cheap cell phone comes with built-in spyware

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:46pm
A cheap brand of Chinese-made smartphones carried by major online retailers comes preinstalled with espionage software
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Pizza, anyone? Domino's app adds voice ordering

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 2:31pm
Domino's Pizza app has been updated to include speech recognition technology
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Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:58pm
President Obama intends to protect a massive stretch of the Pacific Ocean from drilling, fishing and other actions
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Amazon touts number of apps ahead of event

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:42pm
With a 3D smartphone from Amazon rumored to launch on Wednesday, the company touts the number of apps available in its Appstore
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Sweden returns ancient textiles to Peru

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:46am
"Shroud of Gothenburg" and dozens of other 2,000-year-old, pre-Incan artifacts were smuggled out of Peru by Swedish diplomat
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