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Microsoft turns to robotic security guards to watch for trouble

A robotic security force from robotics company Knightscope helps patrol Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus.

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DeLorean tries to predict your next move, could reduce lag in online gaming

Microsoft researchers develop a technology that can mask up to 250 milliseconds of network latency when playing cloud-based games.

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More than a toy: Oculus Rift VR headset becomes a tool for real-life surgery demos

New Oculus demo provides a surgeon's-eye view of a total hip replacement.

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What drones can do for you

Not every drone flying above is a privacy-invading lethal weapon. We found five ways that drones are actually helping make the world a better place

on techhive.com

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Meet Intel's vision of the future, from robots to smart cars to talking dogs

Intel showed off a wealth of future technology this week, from laptops with integrated depth cameras, (hackable) connected cars, and even solar-power solutions.

Google's building 7-inch Project Tango tablets that see the world around them, report says

After working on a smartphone that can map a user's surroundings in 3D, Google is making a similarly featured tablet.

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Survey: Americans aren't keen on drones, Google Glass-like devices

Amazon and Google have some work to do to win over Americans if this survey from the Pew Research Center is any indication.

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Google's Project Loon balloon goes around the world in 22 days

Jules Verne would be impressed, but it's only one step toward an attempt to provide Internet access to remote areas.

Ready for your electronic tattoo?

The concept sounds simultaneously futuristic and bizarre. But mark my words: You'll get one. And sooner than you think.

How do you feel? Your phone may soon tell you

Emotion-detection capability is coming soon to a wide range of mobile apps, thanks to several systems now available.