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Opening up art for the blind, with 3-D

3-D blind art museum

Luc was only 7 years old when his world went dark and he became blind unexpectedly. But as he likes to say, blindness isn't very effective on him.

Even with his can-do attitude, the 13-year-old recalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibi...


Google goes with 'Nougat' for Android N

Android Nougat

Sorry Nutella lovers, Google has gone with Nougat as the name for the next version of Android.

The tech giant tweeted the news on Thursday following weeks of public polling.

That's right -- Nougat is the first name chosen in part by popular votes. But ...


Americans at nearly 11 hours a day on screens

Texting phone

The average American spends nearly half a day staring at a screen.


China's internet czar steps down in surprise move

China's Lu Wei

China's powerful internet czar, Lu Wei, has unexpectedly stepped down.

Lu will be replaced by his deputy, Xu Lin, as the head of the Cyberspace Administration, an agency created by President Xi Jinping in 2014, state media reported on Wednesday.


Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall

Zuckerberg Facebook graph

Walls are tricky, divisive things. Just ask Mark Zuckerberg.

He's building a 6-foot wall around his property in Hawaii, and some neighbors are not happy about it.

One of them told The Garden Island, a local paper on the island of Kauai, that it feels ...


Facebook's latest News Feed change may hurt publishers


Facebook is changing its News Feed to prioritize posts from users' friends, possibly at the expense of publishers that rely on referral traffic from the site.

At the same time, the company on Wednesday is publishing its "News Feed Values," a new docu...


Facebook tweaks share tools, but you probably won't even notice

New Facebook like logo

Facebook is making a subtle change to one of its Like buttons.


Google Earth just got way better

Google Earth

Google Earth just got a huge upgrade.


This tiny robot is a real life Wall-E

Cozmo Robot

For a small guy, he has a big temper.


These clothes can wirelessly charge your phone

Baubax mobile charging

Less than a year after the Kickstarter campaign for his BauBax jacket raised a whopping $9.2 million, he's debuting his next project -- clothes that wirelessly charge your devices.


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Utah gets 1st 'porn dog'

URL porn dog

The state of Utah now has its first porn-sniffing dog.


Apple announces new software updates

Apple software updates

Apple announced its new software updates, which include adding Siri -- the voice recognition assistant -- to its line of computers.


This free app helps you find a Father's Day gift


Looking for a last-minute gift for Father's Day?


On Camera: Robot 'Pepper' can read your emotions

Pepper 2

Japanese telecom company Softbank has created a robot named ‘Pepper’ designed to recognize human emotions and show its own ‘feelings.’ Softbank envisions ‘Pepper’ as a companion for the elderly, a teacher or an office and retail shop assistant.


Various realities on display at conference

Augmented reality

From the latest smart glasses to a 360-degree camera you can fit in your pocket, virtual and augmented reality were on display at the Augmented World Expo inhabits in Santa Clara, California.


Rare Apple I computer found in trash

first Apple computer

An Apple I computer, believed to be worth $200,000, was found in the trash.


Train tech may have prevented crash

PTC explained

CNN'S Tom Foreman takes a look at a safety system known as Positive Train Control and explains how it works.


NASA tests electronic aircraft propeller

Rotor wing 1

NASA technicians took to the desert in Bakersfield, California to test a multi-rotor electronic flying wing to be used in a future commuter vehicle, experts said.


Texas + emojis = TexMojis

Willie Nelson TexMoji

Rocksauce Studios in East Austin, Texas, is developing a series of Texas-based computer emoticons, or emojis, so Texans can text with special pride.


Robot puts one foot in front of the other

Walking robot

Oregon State University researchers are taking big steps to revolutionize robotic disaster response.


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