At multiple consumer electronics shows in New York recently, gadget makers were showing off the latest in mobile, 3D and gaming.
On this week's World Tech Update: Microsoft's Skype purchase is approved, Playstation Vita will ship later than promised, Nintendo's Wii U won't be much more powerful, and more.
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Volvo hopes to reduce collisions with wild animals with new technology.
Coffee drinkers can use the app to pay for drinks, find stores, and check on rewards.
Gamers playing Dance Central 2 can dance side-by-side. Harmonix said that more than 100 songs will be available for the game.
Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 now lets gamers talk to in-game characters.
Researchers at Germany's Hasso-Plattner Institute have developed what they call imaginary interfaces that allow users to interact with their phones even though they're not in front of them.
In World Tech Update this week: Nintendo announces the Wii U, Sony shows off the PlayStation Vita, Microsoft adds voice commands to the Kinect system, and Apple launches the iCould service.
The Wii U controller was surprisingly light and responsive, except for the one time that it froze and needed to be restarted.
Pilots can also compete in an international competition, and now have the opportunity to purchase inflatable donuts as flight obstacles.
Spectacular video from NASA shows a solar flare erupting from the sun on June 7, 2011. The M2-class flare is expected to cause minimal disruption on earth, but could affect power systems and satellite communications.