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Robot Bartenders? Why Not, Says 'Love Boat' Star

Royal Caribbean has hired a robot bartender. Ted Lange from "The Love Boat" says bartenders should not be worried.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:10:42 GMT
Amazon Unveils New Lineup of Tech Devices

The annual busy season for tech gadgets continues with Amazon's announcement of more than a half a dozen new devices.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:15:00 GMT
Let the Frenzy Begin: What People Are Saying About the iPhone 6

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on official sale Friday, but critics have already begun to weigh in.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:51:07 GMT
Sex in the Sink: Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs

Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:53:50 GMT
GAO Report: HealthCare.gov Still Has Security Flaws

A new report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) claims that HealthCare.gov has security flaws that put personal information at risk.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:20:13 GMT
Facebook, Drag Queens Meet Over 'Real Names' Rules

The groups are at odds with the company's longstanding rule that people must register with their legal names to open an account.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:13:21 GMT
This App Promises to Keep Your Pictures Safe From Hackers

In the wake of a string of celebrity iPhone hacks, one mobile app company is ramping up its efforts to keep all messages safe from hackers.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:23:46 GMT
The FBI Just Completed Its Facial Recognition Technology

At a price tag of $1 billion dolars the FBI's facial recognition database is now operational.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:42:59 GMT
Have An Extra $14,000? You Can Buy This Gold PS4

Crafted in Italy, this solid gold PlayStation 4 will let you dominate your opponents in style.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:23:46 GMT
Apple Watch Declared a Highway Safety Threat in U.K.

Safety experts in the U.K. are questioning whether the new wearable device will be just as much of a driver distraction as handheld cellphones.

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33:41 GMT
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