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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have announced the latest developments in their robotic cheetah project. The project aims to provide insights into how cheetahs can move so quickly.
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There's nothing like a set of fresh kicks to add the finishing touch to your get-up, but then there's the problem of tracking down the perfect pair. We know that's exactly why you haven't been cracking out your PS4-themed outfits recently, but luckily there's now a shoe for that.
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In this post-PRISM world , basically everyone is worried about privacy -- especially when it comes to cloud-based storage. Offloading your files to the likes of Dropbox doesn't come without a share of caveats regarding security, so that's where Places comes in .
The US government's threat that it would fine Yahoo $250,000 per day back in 2008 was bad enough by itself, but declassified documents show that the penalties could easily have been much, much worse. Marc Zwillinger and Jacob Sommer note that $250,000 was merely the baseline, and that the requested fines would double for every week that Yahoo refused to hand over user data.
His pitch is passionate and his dedication to his Nutritarian lifestyle is fully articulated in his latest book, The End of Dieting . "You're not following a diet to loose weight you're following a diet for the rest of your life.
Folks looking for crowdfunding in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Ireland just got a lucky break: Kickstarter is expanding its international reach . Starting today, creators in Ireland and Scandinavia will be able to submit projects to the crowdfunding site.
There's a growing trend among smartphone manufacturers these days and it deals with the selfie phenomenon. Selfies are very popular and many customers who go out in the market for a new smartphone look for one that has a good front camera, which is why many manufacturers have been coming out with their " selfie-phones ."
Amazon's Fire TV hasn't had a lot of choices for on-demand music; for the most part, you're been stuck with either the company's own music service or Vevo. As of today, though, you can add Spotify to the list.
Amazon tried its hand at the set-top market earlier this year by launching the Amazon Fire TV . The set-top box puts many of the online retail giant's own services front and center while also supporting some popular third party content services.
Compact, point-and-shoot cameras are dying, simply because people would rather use smartphones and tablets to snap their dinner and instantly share them to Instagram . Unfortunately, that's a segment of the market that Panasonic abandoned back in 2013.
The Muppets did it; Godzilla did it; and now it's your turn to take Manhattan. As part of Expand 2014, we're teaming up with LEGO MINDSTORMS to host a robot-building competition.
When you're looking to buy a camera, the physical size of the sensor -- not the megapixel rating -- is what you want to keep an eye out for. The larger the better, of course, and while we may never see pocketable full-frame cameras with powerful zoom lenses, some manufacturers are getting close.
As predicted , Google has just revealed the first Android One phones at an event in India today. Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles are the companies working with Google at launch, all three launching new handsets this morning.
You know the deal, we trawl our reviews archive, and then ask you what you think would have improved the product. This week it's Sony's Xperia SP , and in the hands of Jamie Rigg , it was deemed to be imperfect, but charming nevertheless.
Tsunamis do show how the forces of nature are not meant to be trifled with. In fact, after three years have passed where the earthquake and tsunami wreaked havoc in Japan, resulting in close to 20,000 deaths in the Land of the Rising Sun, work is being done with a U.S. company to deliver a 'tsunami survival capsule' which has the potential to save lives in the event of a future tsunami.
Ever since Google announced that it's complying with the European Commission's " right to be forgotten " ruling, it's been inundated with requests to take down all sorts of search results. Many of those sought to bury negative reviews or write-ups , but in this particular case, the search result Google took down was neither negative nor damaging.
Less than two weeks ago, we remarked that things were looking tough for Phones4u. Today, it looks as though the company no longer has a future.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:13 am
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