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Microsoft wants leaked Xbox 720 doc erased from existence

Finally an App to Disrupt Dumpster Diving: TrashSwag, Your Treasure Map to 'Just Some Drawers'

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(Photo: Trashswag) Wondering where you might be able to find some greasy old bedsheets to hang as ironic curtains in your Williamsburg loft? Perhaps you want to fashion a termite-infested piece of wood into a “rustic” dinner table. You could pay thousands of dollars at a boutique furniture store, or...
Finally an App to Disrupt Dumpster Diving: TrashSwag, Your Treasure Map to 'Just Some Drawers'

DailyDirt: Buggy Robots

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Bugs might be creepy and annoying, but they sure can do cool things, like hanging off walls and ceilings, jumping incredible distances, and flying at highway speeds. It's no wonder people have been trying to build robots inspired by bug behavior. Here are just a few examples. UC Berkeley researchers...
DailyDirt: Buggy Robots
If top startups are "Thunder Lizards," top VCs are radioactive cockroaches

For Some Japanese Women, Anime Posters Are Worse Than Cockroaches [Japan]

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For Some Japanese Women, Anime Posters Are Worse Than Cockroaches [Japan]
Cockroaches develop glucose intolerance to avoid our poisons

Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

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Plus cockroaches remote-controlled, how Anonymous helped find the Chinese army hackers, BlackBerry sales estimate slashed, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWhy Apple doesn't talk, vol. 3: Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement >> Apple OutsiderMatt Drance: People would have happily waited...
Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

Stealthy robot mimics disappearing cockroaches

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By studying the cockroach, researchers at the at the University of California, Berkeley discovered that one of the ways the pests can quickly slip from sight is by deftly flipping themselves under a ledge....
Stealthy robot mimics disappearing cockroaches

Amazing Video: Learning Neuroscience by Making a Cockroach Dance

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Greg Gage is on a mission to get kids excited about neuroscience by helping them understand how the brain works in ways that are extremely memorable. He sells $100 kits that teach how neurons work by putting electricity through cockroach limbs and living cockroaches. One of the most amazing and...
Amazing Video: Learning Neuroscience by Making a Cockroach Dance
If You Give Trolls a Purpose Do They Cease to Be Trolls?

Twitter Roach takes guidance from tweets, ushers in a terrifying 2013 (video)

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We've already seen cockroaches turned into unwitting puppets for human overlords, but never have we seen dominance quite so casual as with Brittany Ransom's recent Twitter Roach art project. While part of the exhibition, one of the insects wore a modified RoboRoach backpack with an Arduino add-on that took...
Twitter Roach takes guidance from tweets, ushers in a terrifying 2013 (video)

Week in science features the power of fusion, cockroaches

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Unusual sources of energy were on top of this past week's science news, from a new method that might get us closer to break-even fusion to an approach that lets us treat a cockroach like a living battery. That later research raised some ethical concerns, but not nearly so...
Week in science features the power of fusion, cockroaches

Animal Planet critter livestreams arrive on Samsung Smart TVs, coming to Roku and Xbox Live

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Say goodbye to the passé virtual aquarium. Animal Planet has launched a collection of 11 HD 24/7 Ustream-powered live streams under the banner Animal Planet L!VE, which feature animals ranging from beluga whales to cockroaches. The free critter footage is already being piped to APL.tv and Samsung Smart TVs...
Animal Planet critter livestreams arrive on Samsung Smart TVs, coming to Roku and Xbox Live
How to scare off bad actors in the startup ecosystem
Twitter-controlled cockroach explores social media overstimulation

Stealthy Robot Mimics Disappearing Cockroaches

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By studying the cockroach, researchers at the at the University of California, Berkeley discovered that one of the ways the pests can quickly slip from sight....
Stealthy Robot Mimics Disappearing Cockroaches
Evolution helps cockroaches lose their sweet tooth, increase survival

Scientists waste no time in growing graphene

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Researchers have managed to grow graphene - commonly used in pencils but now scarily expensive - from food, insects and wasteBiscuits, rubbish and bugs in Texas raise hopes that Britain will grow a lucrative new techology-based empire soon, rather than just eventually. This is all about getting usable amounts of...
Scientists waste no time in growing graphene
German art student turns building into huge spider tank

How A Box Of Cereal And Being Like A Cockroach Helped Airbnb Become A Billion-Dollar Business

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When Airbnb's founders were just getting started, they had no way to fund their short-term apartment rental business. They maxed out a binder full of credit cards and racked up tens of thousands of dollars in charges. When they ran out of credit cards, the founders needed a new idea....
How A Box Of Cereal And Being Like A Cockroach Helped Airbnb Become A Billion-Dollar Business

Chinese reporter goes undercover at Foxconn on 'iPhone 5′ production line

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Apple’s fifth generation iPhone is less than 24 hours away from being unveiled to the world, but concerns around the working conditions of the Chinese factory workers that produce the device are being brought up once more. A undercover report from the Shanghai Evening Post, which has been translated into English...
Chinese reporter goes undercover at Foxconn on 'iPhone 5′ production line
The biggest obstacle to embracing big data? You.
Drew Houston of Dropbox: Y Combinator made us into Valley insiders

The 404 1,127: Where we eat our utility bill (podcast)

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Google Glass makes it to NY Fashion Week, The Fifth Element inspires cockroaches to rescue humans, and mythbusting the old "remote under the chin" trick. [Read more]...
The 404 1,127: Where we eat our utility bill (podcast)

California teacher charged with abuse after photos

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former Los Angeles-area elementary school teacher has been charged with lewd acts on children, including putting cockroaches on students' faces and offering them a spoonful of what may have been semen, authorities said on Tuesday....
California teacher charged with abuse after photos

Eek! Remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches are real

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Scientists with a high tolerance for creepy-crawlies have figured out how to create and control cyborg cockroaches. [Read more]...
Eek! Remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches are real

UNDERCOVER REPORT: The iPhone 5 You'll Soon Be Clutching Was Made In 'Nightmare' Working Conditions (AAPL)

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A reporter from the Shanghai Evening Post says he worked undercover at Foxconn Tai Yuan factory for ten days. Foxconn is the controversial facility where all of Apple's products are produced. His mission: Learn about iPhone 5 production. The reporter kept a detailed journal of each day he spent at...
UNDERCOVER REPORT: The iPhone 5 You'll Soon Be Clutching Was Made In 'Nightmare' Working Conditions (AAPL)
This Week In Bots: When Dying Alone, A Robot's Cold Comfort Can Be Oddly Comforting
App.net Is Like a Cool Glass of Water in a Desert of Ad-Supported Social Networks

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, a $6.2B write down, and keyboard dynamics

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Welcome to yet another installment of the TNW Microsoft Roundup, the post that comes every Friday, like clockwork. If the day of nuclear armageddon does come, the only things left will be cockroaches, and this post. That and taxes, perhaps. It’s been a varied week in the world of Microsoft, making this...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, a $6.2B write down, and keyboard dynamics
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