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Will this robot make America safer?

R2D2 meets Robocop, but privacy advocates worry about the robot's implications

'LiFi' uses LEDs for blazing fast data transfer

Unlike traditional Wi-Fi routers which use radio signals, this system relies on light to send and receive data wirelessly.

LiFi’s blazingly fast connectivity uses LEDs

Unlike traditional WiFi routers which use radio signals, this system relies on light to send and receive data wirelessly.

Microsoft shows off its Beijing research center

To celebrate 15 years in Beijing, the research division showed off a number of projects, including a Kinect sensor that can translate sign language.

Kinect sensor translates sign language

Microsoft opened its doors to its Beijing research center celebrating the division's 15 year history in the region.

Galaxy Glass? Samsung files patent for smart spectacles

Is no body part safe from the Galaxy line's all-extending reach?

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Scientists use 3D printers to contain, study bacteria

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have created microscopic enclosures to group certain forms of bacteria together to discover how they interact to spread disease.

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MIT's 'Kinect of the future' looks through walls with X-ray like vision

Using simple radio signals, MIT researchers can pinpoint someone's location--through a wall--with incredible accuracy.

MIT's 'Kinect of the future' looks through walls with X-Ray like vision

Using simple radio signals, MIT researchers can pinpoint someone's location--through a wall--with incredible accuracy.

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In a room with no cell service, Verizon works on the future of mobile

A radio-shielded lab is part of an expanded S.F. Innovation Center for helping startups.

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Intel debuts gateway 'middlemen' for Internet of Things

Intel announces a new version of its embedded Atom chip, as well as a new "gateway" line for designers of intelligent consumer devices.

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Why Japan's 2020 Olympics will revolutionize tech

Last month's awarding of the 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo could be great news for technology.