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One of the first casualties of natural and man-made disasters is often the ability to communicate. Local first responders, governments, businesses and utilities are preparing for "the next time."
High-profile breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus, and Michaels have focused attention on the problem of credit card fraud. Shoppers will soon have a new tool to protect their security -- a credit card with built-in keyboard.
A trash-talking, Scrabble-playing robot (who is not very good) is helping researchers at Carnegie Mellon develop robots that are "less robotic."
Communicating with plants is getting more involved. A new device converts the activities of plants into music, but are they responding to humans?
An online presence is an important way of networking, jobseeking, and telling the world about your professional life. It's possible to build a personal website in just a few minutes.
A recently-released hearing aid is the first compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. ReSound LiNX streams any sound from the iOS devices directly into the user's hearing aids.
Barbie dolls are wildly popular, and wildly unrealistic. Fans of a still-to-be-built alternative to Barbie are putting their money and behind a company whose tagline is "average is beautiful."
A robotic prosthesis is enabling amputees to drum better than they did with two arms, in part because the drummer now uses three sticks.
Starting this week, Apple is testing its new CarPlay system, which allows drivers to access iTunes hands-free. See which cars will have the service initially.
A new company -- Outlaw Fasteners -- hopes to revolutionize a technology that hasn't changed much since the 1930s, by inventing what it calls "the world's best screw."
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