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Wearable tech to hack your brain
The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:56:24 EDT
The dark world of online harassment
For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:13:43 EDT
Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom
Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:25:01 EDT
Can the web predict the future?
From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:14:23 EDT
Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves
One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:55:02 EDT
New app helps flag suicidal tweets
Suicide prevention organization Samaritans launched a free app Wednesday that flags disturbing tweets and sends an alert to friends.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:25:49 EDT
Can a robot make us LOL?
It's got no heart, brain, or comedic timing -- But can a robot be funny?
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:08:18 EDT
Could Google pill detect cancer?
Google is developing a pill that would hunt for cancer cells in human bodies. CNN's Laurie Segall reports.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:31:19 EDT
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