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Charmed Labs' and Carnegie Mellon's Pixy open-source robot camera

Open-source project Pixy aims to give vision to hobbyists' robots

Pixy is a fast-vision sensor you can quickly 'teach' to find objects, and it reports its findings through several simple interfaces.

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5 ways your smartphone's ‘smarts’ have become more important than the ‘phone’

People live and die by their smartphones, but placing phone calls is not the primary function of a “smartphone”.

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Area 51 revealed by U.S. government as spy plane's home

In recently declassified government documents published Thursday, the government acknowledged Area 51 in Nevada as the home of the U2 spy plane.

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Vulnerabilities in D-Link network video recorders enable remote spying, researcher says

Some D-Link devices that enable remote access to surveillance camera feeds or other potentially sensitive data contain critical vulnerabilities that enable hackers to bypass authentication and access them from the Internet.

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Clockwise 4: Sharing your leftovers

TV industry changes, the sharing economy jumps the shark, cameraphones versus cameras and phones, and Google's latest tablet offensive. With guests Jon Phillips and Armando Rodriguez and hosts Jason Snell and Dan Moren.

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Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

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Have a productive picnic: Hotspots, chargers and more for the great outdoors

Nothing wrong with getting away from it all, but how will you find that great fishing hole or post photos of canyons and sunsets unless you bring at least a little tech with you? This gear will keep your gadgets singing 'round the campfire.

Notebooks with Intel's version of Kinect due in late 2014

Intel has created a $100 million perceptual computing fund to put its own Kinect-like camera in laptops. As part of the announcement, Intel said that it will add depth cameras to select devices late next year.

D-Link firmware flaws could allow IP video stream spying

If you run a bank and use an IP video camera from D-Link, you may want to pay attention to this.

Hackers turn a Canon EOS camera into a remote surveillance tool

The high-end Canon EOS-1D X camera can be hacked for use as a remote surveillance tool, with images remotely downloaded, erased, and uploaded, a researcher said during the Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam Wednesday.

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