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Google Glass panic triggers rise in facial-recognition blockers

Researchers in Japan have come up with a novel way to keep your face out of other people’s snapshots taken on digital cameras, smartphones, and possibly Google Glass.

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Sharp turns to robots, farming to supplement its TV ventures

Ailing Japanese TV maker Sharp says it will try to break into a host of new industries, from industrial cleaning robots to raising strawberries, to supplement its core LCD business.

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Fujitsu announces a razer-thin Ultrabook with a 3200 x 1800 IGZO display

Fujitsu will this month launch a super-thin Ultrabook, built on Intel's latest Haswell processors, with an 11-hour battery life and a screen with nearly three times HD resolution.

Foxconn's Hon Hai sets up new research center in Sharp's backyard

Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has set up a new research center devoted to display and touch technologies in Japan that could end up hiring staff away from Sharp.

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Asus crams 4K resolution into a 31.5-inch Ultra HD monitor

Asus is announcing an early 4K Ultra HD monitor, the 31.5-inch PQ321, but its initial applications may be limited because of the dearth of true 4K movies.

NHK haptic demonstration

Japanese TV network shows off feelable haptic TV

Japan's public television broadcaster, NHK, is working on technology that will allow people to watch TV with their fingers.

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Corning says Gorilla Glass trumps sapphire screens, but the truth is more nuanced

Corning claims Gorilla Glass is a better, more durable display material than sapphire—but is it true?

Despite Schmidt's timeline, Google may ship Glass in 2013

Just a month after a top Google executive said Glass wouldn't be officially released for another year, sources say the computerized eyeglasses actually should ship by the end of this year.

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Samsung readies world's most pixel-packed laptop display

Samsung will preview a 13.3-inch LCD notebook panel with a whopping 3200-by-1800 resolution screen that beats Apple's Retina display.

Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics.

Sony 'digital paper' reader

Sony preps super-thin, flexible e-ink tablet for universities

Sony will soon launch a flexible e-reader device that is less than 7mm thick and weighs 358 grams, targeted for use in university classrooms.

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Philips Fluid Concept

Bendable, flexible smartphone displays are just a novelty... for now

Although multiple manufacturers are expected to release smartphones with flexible display screens by the end of this year, the technology will be little more than a novelty until about 2015, one analyst says.

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The pixel is all but dead—no thanks to the PC

Bigger is better, unless you're talking pixels. But before long, we'll never talk about pixels again.