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Watch This Robotic Cheetah Run Like A Real Animal

Chester_Cheetah It’s not every day that you see a robotic electric cheetah traipse merrily on the MIT quad and football field, but here you go: the Cheetah, a robot that will be able to run as fast as 30 miles per hour, is now wandering about untethered like Big Dog’s jumpy younger brother. The Cheetah was made at MIT’s Biomimetics Lab and features a light, powerful collection of electric… Read More

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You Can Now Text Groot

groot-txt Groot seems like he’d be a pretty good friend to have. He’ll always have your back in a fight, he can inexplicably summon fireflies out of thin air when your movie needs more 3D effects, and he’s one helluva dancer to boot. He’s also a pretty good texter, it turns out. At the very least, he’s consistent. Want to see for yourself? Here’s Groot’s… Read More

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Microsoft Confirms Its Windows Event Will Take Place On September 30th

jasdfjksdf-1 (1) Microsoft today confirmed its correctly rumored Windows event that will take place on September 30 in San Francisco. The event is widely expected to include a release of the technical preview of Windows 9, the successor to the controversial Windows 8.x operating system that was released in 2012, along with the Surface line of tablets. Microsoft is not expected to release a preview of its… Read More

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Swatch Group Head Nicolas Hayek Jr. Is Putting Smartwatches In The “No Fly Zone”

un_apprentissage_chez_swatch_group_4 A source said that Swatch Group head Nicolas Hayek Jr., son of the late SG CEO Nicolas Hayek, is adamant that the company would not be pursuing smartwatches inside Swatch itself or within any of the many Swatch brands. The source said that Hayek Jr. felt “burned” by a 2004-2005 MSN SPOT watch partnership that fizzled and is avoiding mention of smart watches in general.
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Swatch Group Head Nicolas Hayek Jr. Is Putting Smart Watches In The “No Fly Zone”

un_apprentissage_chez_swatch_group_4 A source close to the decision said that Swatch Group head Nicolas Hayek Jr., son of the late SG CEO Nicolas Hayek, is adamant that the company would not be pursuing smart watches inside Swatch itself or within any of the many Swatch brands. The source said that Hayek Jr. felt “burned” by a 2004-2005 MSN SPOT watch partnership that fizzled and is avoiding mention of smart watches… Read More

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The FCC Has Received More Than 3 Million Comments Concerning Net Neutrality

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 12.42.22 PM The FCC has received more than 3 million comments concerning the current net neutrality notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). That figure is dramatically higher than the previously reported 1.5 million figure that was released last week. The massive jump comes from the FCC chewing through a deluge of comments that were filed last week as part of a public campaign that saw large websites ask… Read More

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DipJar Raises Funding For A Tip Jar Where You Pay With Plastic, Not Spare Change

DipJar 1.0_1 The move to a more “cashless” society has not been without its victims – namely, those whose incomes relied on the spare change and small donations that once came from customers emptying their pockets, but are now locked up in digital bits and credit card swipes. The lowly tip jar today often sits empty, as few carry around the quarters and dollars with which to fill it.… Read More

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Why Facebook Is Deleting Drag Queen Profile Pages

Heklina Trannyshack founder and drag queen Heklina woke up this morning to discover her Facebook profile page had been completely erased from existence. She’d heard of this happening to other queens in her community last week. Then Facebook sent her a personal message last Thursday that asked her to revert to her birth name, as well. Read More

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With API Calls Up 443% In Last 12 Months, Nexmo Looks To Accelerate Its Revenue Growth

close up of a rotary telephone dial Nexmo, a telecom API-focused firm that provides both voice and SMS services, saw its revenue rise 177 percent in the first half of 2014 when compared to the first half of 2013, it told TechCrunch. The company had top line of $29.4 million in the period, up from $10.6 million in the preceding half year. Read More

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Phhhoto Is An Addictive, Albeit Poorly Named, Gif-Style Photo App

Screenshot 2014-09-15 13.49.42 Phhhoto is a new app that launched in late July that lets users capture moving images and share them across social networks. But the app you see today, with over one million photos shared, started as something very different. The creators, Omar Elsayed, Champ Bennett, and Russell Armand, come from a digital agency called HyperHyper.com, which they still run (working on projects like the… Read More

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