Jerome Burks

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Pakistan May Ban Facebook, Other Social Media, For Blasphemy, ‘Character Assassination’

The exercise of the right to freedom of speech and expression — without offending anyone — is often a tightrope that is almost impossible to walk …

Tablo starts taking preorders for its DVR for cord cutters, shows off HTML5 app at CES

Tablo has started to take preorders for its DVR, which promises to record up to four shows of free over-the-air broadcast TV at the same time. Grant …

Intel Edison is a full computer on an SD card, launching in 2014

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used the stage at his first CES keynote address to announce the company's new smart product lines, and in addition revealed …

The World's First Star Trek Replicator Was Designed For the Blind

Transporters aside, the replicators featured in <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> were one of the most tantalizing pieces of future technology one could …

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How the voice-controlled future will change education forever

If Google achieves what it's setting out to with Hotwording and voice activation in Google Now, the company paves the way for kids to focus on the experiment, not on the process.<p>Until very recently, handwriting and typing were the only way to share the ideas that we originate from original research …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

Lifelike Robotic Bird Got Attacked By A Hawk

You know you’ve built a pretty good robot when nature itself has been fooled. And a group of robotics researchers at the University of Maryland got that compliment last month, when their robotic bird, dubbed “Robo Raven” was attacked by a hawk.<p>Professor S.K. Gupta has been working on creating a …