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A New PS4 Remote Makes the Playstation a Halfway Decent Set-Top Box

Sony’s Playstation 4 does most of the TV-watching things a TV-watching box is meant to do, apart from the fact that watching Netflix using two analog sticks is a pain. Sony’s new Bluetooth universal remote should fix all that. Read more...

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Pichai names Lockheimer SVP of Android, Chrome OS, Chromecast

Google's top brass is due for a restructuring. That much is known since the Alphabet soup it cooked up a few months ago. Now that things have been finalized, the names have finally been dropped.

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Chinese firm wants to sell you genetically modified pet pigs

The concept of buying pets with custom genes may soon become a reality. Beijing Genomics Institute has divulged plans to sell genetically modified pigs whose DNA will keep them small, weighing in at a modest 31 to 44 pounds

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App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home

You can already get smart gardening gear and smart aquariums, but wouldn't it be nice if you could get one box that handles just about anything you'd care to grow in or around your home? Jared Wolfe thinks so. His crowdfunded, internet-connected...

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3D printed bionic finger hints at life-like prosthetics

Researchers from the Florida Atlantic University have developed a new type of soft bionic finger that can move like the ones on your hand.

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Vudu finally delivers 1080p HDX movies on Android devices

One of the best features of Vudu's movie service has always been its high quality video, and now you can view it on mobile devices. The latest version of Vudu for Android brings a native interface for the first time that's far easier to use and loo...

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China arrests hacking suspects on behalf of the US

You read that headline right: according to The Washington Post, China has arrested an unspecified number of suspected hackers for the US government.

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Twitter’s returning CEO is reportedly planning layoffs

Twitter's 'new' permanent CEO only took the reins five days ago, but he already appears bent on cleaning house.

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‘Steve Jobs’ writer and director on avoiding the typical biopic

Danny Boyle (28 Days Later, Sunshine) and Aaron Sorkin's (The Social Network, Moneyball) Steve Jobs is a unique film in many ways, not the least of which is its complete disregard for the tropes of most biographical films. Instead, it's more like a...

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The weird and the wonderful from Japan’s biggest tech show

CEATEC 2015 is trade show that tries to thinly spread a trend across a whole range of exhibitors: traditional electronics giants like Honda, Sharp and Panasonic mix with university research projects, startups, and just outright weird things. This y...

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