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Epson wants to put a paper recycling center right in your office

Even if you don't own a printer or use one all that much at work (you probably don't), the fact is: We're still using <i>a lot</i> of paper.<p>In 2013, the …

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Student-Created 'Snowstorm' Flying Machine Takes a Passenger Aloft

Innovation<p>Jetpacks may be cool, but they're not exactly practical. This flying machine called "Snowstorm," created by engineering students at the National University of Singapore, isn't as flashy — but it's a whole lot safer.<p>"Snowstorm shows that a personal flying machine is a very real …

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Report: YouTube Red is seeking streaming rights for movies and TV shows

LOS ANGELES — Looks like YouTubers may not be the only ones who will have content available on the streaming service YouTube Red.<p>The Google-owned …

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SPOT To Stop You From Getting In The Wrong Uber

Uber is a very convenient, often inexpensive way to get around a city. The app's regular users — of which there are millions — know this. But they also know that Uber has a problem.<p>Yesterday, Uber announced via blog post that it has come up with a solution, something a little easier than scanning …

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Ford Sync car owners to get Apple's Siri Eyes-Free

Owners of iPhones and Ford cars equipped with the Sync infotainment system now can tap into Siri to perform a variety of tasks while keeping their eyes on the road.<p>Ford on Thursday announced the Siri Eyes-Free update, noting that the software is available for more than 5 million Sync-equipped …

Hackers Target Hello Barbie's iPhone... But It's Good News

The Hello Barbie Internet-connected toy has been an attractive target for security researchers since Mattel and San Francisco start-up ToyTalk unveiled her in February. Professional hackers have tried to find out if more malicious types could attack the talking doll to force her to leak …

IDC Predicts Sluggish Windows Phone Sales Growth

According to IDC, sales growth of smartphones running Microsoft’s operating system will remain sluggish for the foreseeable future.<p>New figures from the group, released yesterday, are stark. The group predicts that Microsoft will shift a total of 31.3 million phones in calendar 2015, giving the …

Google extends Project Link’s Ugandan fiber network to include public Wi-Fi hot zones

The push for universal Internet access is accelerating, with big-name backers and tech companies pushing various initiatives. Facebook, for example, is testing out drone-distributed Internet access, while Elon Musk’s SpaceX is looking to launch a flotilla of satellites to bring Wi-Fi to remote …

Get a kick out of these sneakers with customizable digital displays

In 1986, Run-D.M.C. released the song "My Adidas," dedicated to their unlaced white shell-toe sneakers and arguably setting in motion a sneaker …

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This Machine Could Mean Never Running Out of Printer Paper Again

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Google’s Cloud Vision API brings deeper understanding to apps, robots and drones

Google is at the forefront of machine learning, and has already brought some of its AI-powered technology to apps like Gmail and Search. It’s also keen to get its tools in to the hands of developers and recently made Tensorflow machine open source. As part of that focus on giving developers the …