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At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly
Drones

At This Restaurant, Waiters Walk and Fly

It's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a flying robot waiter.
Ansuya Harjani
Google Is Adding Fact-Checked Medical Info to Search Results
Personal Health

Google Is Adding Fact-Checked Medical Info to Search Results

A new search feature gives users an overview of common ailments up front.
Nina Zipkin
Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme
Bitcoin

Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme

When MyCoin suddenly shut down, some $387 million in investor cash bit the dust. Officials suspect that the exchange scammed customers all along.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Indispensible Productivity Tools for Every Startup
Productivity Tools

4 Indispensible Productivity Tools for Every Startup

The workload is huge when you launch but the team is tiny. These tools keep you ahead of the game.
Pratik Dholakiya
U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency
Security

U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

A senior Obama official says the new agency will monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of diffuse risks.
How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player
Alleynyc

How Carmelo Anthony Is Becoming a Tech Player

Carmelo Anthony and his partner have launched a seed fund to focus on digital media.
Jason Saltzman
The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.
Security

The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.

A study from Massachusetts Senator Edward J. Markey looks to illuminate what automobile companies are doing, or could be doing better, to prevent hack attacks on the open road.
Nina Zipkin
Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.
Streaming TV

Looking to Cut the Cable Cord? Dish Network's Sling TV Is Now Available to Everyone.

As of today, you no longer need an invite to get your Sling on. Here's what it is, what you can stream and for how much.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns
Smart devices

Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns

To be fair, the company -- and George Orwell -- did warn us.
Carly Okyle
Cyber Attacks Force a Defense Strategy Re-Think
Security

Cyber Attacks Force a Defense Strategy Re-Think

Some businesses no longer assume they can keep hackers at bay, and instead are waging a guerrilla war from within their networks.
Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket
SpaceX

Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket

Because 'close, but no cigar' simply isn't good enough.
Jason Fell
Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You
Mobile

Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You

Emoji use on older Samsung phones could account for mysterious phone bill charges.
Nina Zipkin
Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game
Big Data

Palantir Buys Fancy That, an Indication that Brick-And-Mortar Shopping Is Increasingly a Digital Game

The acquisition is a bit of a departure from Palantir's focus on issues like national security and defense strategy but also a harbinger of how data analysis is changing the game for retailers.
Catherine Clifford
In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots
Far Out Tech

In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots

Guests will be welcomed to the property by three 'actroids' -- robots with an uncanny human likeness and an ability to engage in intelligent conversation.
Geoff Weiss