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    3 hrs ago | KISS 95.7 Hartford

    Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am has a strong interest in future technology that has translated into his celestial beats and songwriting. The 39-year-old, who leads an after-school program that teaches students how to code and assemble robots, has now brought forth the watch of the future, i.am.PULS, which sends text messages, tweets, reads and writes emails, and of course, bumps music.

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  2. [Feature] Runners-upRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science

    In addition to its Breakthrough of the Year, Science named nine runners-up as significant scientific achievements of 2014. Studies of fossils and DNA have filled in the picture of how ancient dinosaurs evolved the small, lightweight bodies that gave rise to modern birds; blood from young mice makes old mice more muscular, alert, and youthful; robot swarms that coordinate maneuvers without human supervision mark a new milestone in machine intelligence; and computer chips inspired by networks of nerve cells may prove ideal for data-intensive tasks such as processing visual signals and data from environmental sensors.

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  3. What could a digital future look like in health care?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    It took me until 2010 to buy an iPhone and in just a few years, I've become so dependent on it, without fail, I will always make a U-turn to make sure it's with me - my smartphone is essentially a new limb for me. Most did not predict the rocket speed adoption and transformative power of modern smartphones when the iPhone launched in 2007.

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  4. 7 Questions With Broadcom's CTORead the original story

    3 hrs ago | My ESM

    ... victory in its goal to establish its sector and the business model behind it. An emerging crop of industrial robots will be more user-friendly tools for novice users in a wide variety of small companies, but they may bump up against safety ...

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  5. Robotics in Disaster Response: Athena begins Autonomous Perception TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... such tasks were important in Fukushima. Worldwide, researchers and engineers are working on the development of novel robots that can act rationally and independently depending on the situation - as in destroyed power plant buildings or in earthquake ...

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  6. Amazon: Piper Pounds the Table; Eventually, Investors Will Appreciate the ModelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Barron's

    ... we believe that as robotics are expanded into fulfillment centers that margin expansion could be impressive. Kiva robots are able to pick at a rate making them 3-4 times more productive than a human being and have few of the business downsides ...

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  7. The 14 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

    Thanks to the continued popularity of superhero movies and YA literature adaptations and now the reignited interest in monsters, the joined genres of science fiction and fantasy are giving us what seems to be more releases than ever. It helps that computer effects are cheaper and easier for the benefit of indies and that so many makers of shorts see simple yet impressively visualized stories involving robots, dystopias and alien invasions as the perfect calling card for Hollywood.

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  8. Re: My top 3 robot stories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EETimes

    ... e landing on the comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko. The annual FIRST robotics challenge where high school students build robots to compete in a sports tournament.

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  9. Aloft Brand Makes Debut in DetroitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Hotel Interactive

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the launch of its game-changing Aloft brand in Detroit, following the completion of an adaptive re-use project that has transformed the historic David Whitney building. Located at One Park Avenue, Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney features 136 spacious, loft-like rooms, forward-thinking design and an energetic, social atmosphere - all at an affordable price point.

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  10. Robots Dress up and Dance for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Technabob.com

    'Tis the season. Even robots are getting into the Christmas spirit this year. This video titled Autonomous Christmas Lab 2014 is all about robots celebrating a human holiday.

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  11. Robotic Warriors Battle Arena - one must fallRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Coolest Gadgets

    There is something visceral about slugging it out in a fist fest - however, why go through all the pain, cuts and potential bruises, when you will be able to duke it out with your opponent through a proxy? While the world of robot fights as seen in "Real Steel" or more recently, "Big Hero 6", are still impossible at the moment, one must always remember that Rome was not built in a day, and hence, baby steps ought to be taken. Enter the $79.95 Robotic Warriors Battle Arena then.

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  12. QinetiQ North America Wins Two TALON ContractsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Freshnews

    QinetiQ North America today announced that it has been awarded a United States Army contract to build, refurbish and modernize QNA's TALON IV military robots used extensively in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Through the U.S. Army's Contracting Command in Warren, Michigan, QNA was awarded in September the contract worth over $17.5 million for spare parts and upgrades to its fleet of TALON robots.

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  13. Robot Captures Views of Hidden Arctic EcosystemRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    The Nereid Under Ice vehicle was tested in July 2014 on a scientific expedition aboard the Alfred Wegener Institute's ice breaker, Polarstern. To wind down the year, we pooled our favorite images from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , showing off 12 shots of raging seas, marine life and other surprising underwater finds.

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  14. Study: More Death, Murder In Animated Kids' Films Than In Adult DramasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  15. NASA Finds Evidence of Bacterial Life on MarsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Evidence of life on Mars could have been found by NASA's Curiosity Rover. Mysterious spikes of methane that cannot easily be explained by geology or other theories have been found by one of the instruments on the robot, which landed on the planet in 2012.

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  16. rick merritt Andy Rubin's leaving the Google robotics effort was sort ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | EETimes

    Andy Rubin's leaving the Google robotics effort was sort of the anti-robot story of the year, closely followed perhaps by the overhyped Jibo which will apparently replace the teddy bear.

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    6 hrs ago | EETimes

    ... landing on the comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko. The annual FIRST robotics challenge where high school students build robots to compete in a sports tournament. I just received an email from my chum Javi in Spain. "Have you heard about Voltera ...

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  18. Navy unveils robot fishRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    It doesn't move as smoothly as a real fish, but this robotic version is proving to be a valuable asset to the U.S. Navy. Called "Ghost Swimmer" it's about the size of an average tuna and it's been enlisted to gather data on tides, currents, wakes, and weather conditions at the naval base in Virginia.

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  19. 'Jeff 1000a 2, A Web Series About a 10-Foot-Tall Robot Actor Who Is Best Friends With Summer GlauRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

    Jeff 1000 is a new web series by Wired about a 10-foot-tall robot actor who is best friends with Summer Glau . Jeff is a former automotive robot from Ohio who moves to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of acting, and the season focuses on his life as a working actor, dog owner, and art enthusiast.

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  20. Prediction for 2015: The Fall of People, Process and TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CMSWire

    I don't know how many more years I'll be able to keep it up - every year I try to make predictions that are unique, bold and a little bit against the grain. Last year I predicted the rise of lefties , two years ago I went with big data finding an Andy Warhol all of its own .

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