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Xbox One mech-shooter 'TitanFall' leaked, reveals next-gen cloud gaming details
Suidobashi Heavy Industries' Kuratas: your own 13-foot, diesel-powered mech for $1.35 million

Microsoft gives the Surface Pro a bigger SSD and tosses in Office 2013, with a catch

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Microsoft is super-sizing the storage on its Surface Pro tablet. There's a big catch with this upgrade, however: The newly expanded gigs (and a handful of other nifty extras) are only available in Japan--at least for now. The Surface Pro with a 256 GB solid state drive will launch...
Microsoft gives the Surface Pro a bigger SSD and tosses in Office 2013, with a catch

Insert Coin: Cardboard Robot brings craning, plucking and learning with a dash of whimsey (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Cardboard Robot has lowered it's crane claw boom on all the...
Insert Coin: Cardboard Robot brings craning, plucking and learning with a dash of whimsey (video)

Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)

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Suidobashi Heavy Industries has put the finishing touches to its latest project, the 4.4-ton Kuratas. Mobile suit obsessives around the world will appreciate the involvement of artist Kogoro Kurata and robotics expert Wataru Yoshizaki, as well as the mech's touchscreen UI, which includes a Kinect-based movement interface and "smile-activated"...
Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)

CIA dragonfly drone almost beat modern UAVs by 40 years, was swatted (video)

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US intelligence agencies were just as obsessed with drone spying 40 years ago as they are nowadays -- only then, it was pipe-smoking entomologists and watchmakers who were in charge of building prototypes. Back in the '70s, the CIA needed some kind of miniature flyer to deliver an audio...
CIA dragonfly drone almost beat modern UAVs by 40 years, was swatted (video)

The mighty Kuratas gets assembled on video

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It'll cost you $1.35 million to own one, but putting together a Kuratas isn't any easier. The latest video of the monstrous mech shows it being transported and assembled. That means flatbeds, cranes and a whole lot of socket wrenches. Of course, at the end of the day, you've...
The mighty Kuratas gets assembled on video

Cornell students build spider-like robotic chalkboard eraser out of Lego, magnets, fun (video)

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While you were trying to pass Poetry 101, Cornell seniors Le Zhang and Michael Lathrop were creating an apple-polishing Lego robot that automatically erases your prof's chalkboard. A final class project, the toady mech uses an Atmel brain, accelerometers for direction control, microswitches to sense the edge of the...
Cornell students build spider-like robotic chalkboard eraser out of Lego, magnets, fun (video)
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