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Pokemon GO Could be Next Big Marketing Tool for Retailers

By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Pokemon GO, a mobile game that has rocketed to the top of Apple Inc and Android app stores in record time, looks set

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Pokemon GO Fans Told Not to Play in U.S. Holocaust Museum

By Kouichi Shirayanagi WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has told Pokemon GO fans not to play the popular new mobile game in its premises, describing it as

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Magic Leap Ramps Up Production for New Type of Virtual Reality

ASPEN, Colo. (Reuters) – Magic Leap, a startup backed by technology powerhouses including Google and Alibaba that has raised more than $1.4 billion, has hired more than 600 employees and

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MIT Media Lab Founder: Biotech Will Grow Computers

AUSTIN, Texas—The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab has been pioneering the future of technology since it was co-founded by Nicholas Negroponte in 1985. Although he admits more misses

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With HoloLens, Microsoft Aims to Avoid Google’s Mistakes

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Google introduced its Google Glass smart glasses four years ago, it turned to Glass-sporting sky divers buzzing a San Francisco convention center,

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Tourist Experience Upgraded with Navigation Glasses

(Reuters) – A Japanese navigation software company hopes to revamp the tourist experience by offering glasses that give directions and info about popular sights. Ben Gruber reports. At this IT

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This Tiny Earpiece Can Let You Understand Another Language In Real-Time

(HUFF POST) – Not understanding another language is one of the single greatest barriers we have in communicating to the global community. While translation apps have clearly come a long

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These Contact Lenses Record, Play, and Store Video Right Before Your Eyes

TOKYO, JAPAN — All those Sci-Fi movies we’ve watched are finally becoming “Mission: Possible.” We’ve got to give it to the people over at Sony, because they’ve reportedly created contact lenses

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Google Patents Smart Lenses You Inject Into Your Eyes

(ENGADGET) – Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another.

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Robotic Hand Gets a Human Touch

(Reuters) – Researchers develop a robotic hand with dexterity that mimics a human hand and can learn to handle objects better and better without human intervention.  Sharon Reich reports. This

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