Nick BarberDirector, Online Video, IDG News Service

I'm the director of online video for IDG News Service. I cover general and breaking technology stories in text and video.

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No driver required for this concept car, but an espresso machine is a must

Swiss auto maker Rinspeed presented its vision for driverless cars in an example that makes road travel more like luxury business travel on airplanes.


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Mobile World Congress in Video: Three intriguing Galaxy S5 features

Go hands on with the new Galaxy S5 to find out more about the smartphone's battery-saving, security, and health-monitoring features.

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Mobile World Congress in Video: Up close with the interface on Nokia's new Android phones

In this video report, you'll see why Nokia's X, X1, and XL are more reminiscent of Windows Phone devices than of the Android OS they actually run.


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Connected clothing can tell how soundly your baby is sleeping

Rest Devices' Mimo baby monitor can send information to parents' smartphones

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NASA satellite to bring high-speed data to Hubble, ISS

TDRS-L will provide high-speed connectivity to satellites

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Ford enlists MIT, Stanford to drive automated cars

MIT is working on developing an algorithm to avoid pedestrians and other cars by figuring out where they will be in the future

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Hands on with LG's webOS TV

Featured at last week's CES show, LG's webOS televisions aggregate live and on-demand content into a single, easy to navigate interface.

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Full body gaming suit immerses PC gamers at CES

A full body gaming suit from YEI Technology promises to immerse gamers in PC gaming. The company hopes to expand to consoles soon.

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Jumping Sumo robot leaps around house, streams video

The robotic toy is controlled over your home WiFi network or a network created by the robot itself.

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2013 in Review: The year in gaming

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.

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2013 in Video: Apple's year in review

Relive Apple's highs and lows with this video review of the company's 2013 product releases.

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2013 in Video: The year's biggest tech stories

Politics and technology collided this year, while the post PC era had some new entrants, as IDG News Service rounds up the most memorable stories of 2013

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2013 in Video: Microsoft's year in review

Take a look back at an eventful year for Microsoft in this video report.

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Robotic limbs blasting off to NASA's space bot

The robot aboard the International Space station is going to get new robotic apendages specially designed for zero gravity.

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Here's why Amazon drones may never land at your door

Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the country