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SkySweeper bot will check power lines to keep people out of danger

Robots are being used to replace people in dangerous jobs all the time, and the SkySweeper is one that looks to help by climbing across just about anything rope-shaped in order to help… Go to Source

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BitTorrent Sync Introduces Unlimited & Secure Two-Way P2P File Syncing [Review]

IF you’ve ever wondered how file syncing can take place in the absence of a server and the need to create an account with it, BitTorrent has the answer for you in form of their latest app – BitTorrent Sync. It’s

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‘World’s greenest office building’ now open

A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.

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Shock as solar prices finally rise

Has the photovoltaic industry’s agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?

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Xbox 360 gamers can now order Pizza Hut with Kinect

In their seemingly never ending quest to make sure you never turn off your Xbox 360, Microsoft and Pizza Hut have teamed up to make it easy for you to get your next… Go to Source

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Shotcut Is A Nifty Multi-Platform Video Clip Editor With Custom Filters

Video editors like Adobe Premiere and Sony Vegas Pro are exceptionally powerful when it comes to professional-grade video production, but these programs don’t come cheap. If you’re looking for a powerful video editing application that won’t cost you an arm and a

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The Sora electric superbike hits Canadian streets

The latest all-electric vehicle to hit our streets is the Sora superbike, which can go 185 miles on a single charge.

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LED devices which let divers talk underwater

Can LED technology replace voice communication underwater?

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32GB Nexus 4 with LTE expected next month

At long last, LG will reportedly launch a Nexus 4 model with full-blown LTE support in May. The upgraded flagship phone will also double down on internal storage, with 32GB on board. LG… Go to Source

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Fisker Automotive: an unfolding scandal?

The automaker repeatedly violated U.S loan terms

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Blink – Managing Vendor Selection in Enterprise IT

Given the need to justify decisions, vendor selection almost always becomes an endless exercise in analysis-paralysis. Written by Stefan Dietrich | April 22, 2013 | 0 comments Go to Source

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This video of 10,000 iPhones falling like dominoes is fake, but still amazing

You might have recently seen a video spreading throughout the infosphere that showcases 10,000 iPhones set up like dominoes tumbling into each other in a somewhat complicated pattern. To make the setup more… Go to Source

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Geek deals: Dell UltraSharp U2913WM 29-inch LCD, 250GB SSD, more

If you’ve been wanting to upgrade your monitor setup, you’ve likely probably considered a dual monitor package. Dual monitors offer a lot of advantages — even some over a single large monitor —… Go to Source

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This app pauses video if you look away from the screen

It also mutes your iPhone if you shush it. Touch-free controls for your touchscreen devices are here.

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Cities battle to become next big data geek hub

New York and Seattle are in a classic East Coast vs West Coast battle to become the next hotbed for educating data scientists.

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VM Provisioning Is Still in Its Infancy

Creation of VMs from a golden image can be automated, but the requirements of each workload are not easy to discover. Written by Dan Woods | April 19, 2013 | 0 comments Go to Source

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Fundawear aims to make long distance relationships more pleasurable

Long distance relationships can be quite difficult. Aside from not being able to share a special dinner, or watch terrible TV on the couch until you fall asleep on your partner, there are… Go to Source

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How thorium can burn nuclear waste and generate energy

An idea from Cambridge University for replacing uranium with thorium in conventional nuclear reactors.

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Electronic fabrics create chameleon clothes

A prototype of interactive electronic fabrics would generate power from the human body to alter the look of clothes.

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First Jolla handset launches in May with Kickstarter-style pre-orders

Get your thumbs ready, Jolla fans. The first smartphones running its Sailfish OS will go up for pre-order next month when what sounds like a Kickstarter-style crowdfunding campaign gets under way. Jolla chairman Antti… Go to Source

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