New system uses haptics to allow designers to comb hair just like they would in real life.
Adding sensors to smartphones turns them into always-on recorders of medically significant information.
Eleven teams will share their work as they teach robots real-world skills.
DARPA robot deftly climbs terrain and overcomes obstacles.
A new way to move charged particles could mean a better chance of finding life on the red planet.
Every widely implemented standard for online video is now covered by a raft of patents, including the new VP8 codec from Google, say multiple sources.
Performance is boosted by algorithm that caches frequently-used data.
A new screen could enable more sophisticated touch computing and glasses-free 3-D.
An ultra-private search engine hopes to attract users tired of handing over personal information.
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