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Filled with liquid metal, this robot skin is more sensitive than the real thing

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Facebook attacks Pinterest with “Sets” of posts

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Atlassian is on one heck of a run

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Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch

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Stitch Fix has filed for an IPO, and the numbers look good

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PayPal’s quarter exceeded expectations across the board

 PayPal, the digital payments company, shared its growing financials after the bell on Thursday. Shares ticked up about 4% in initial after-hours trading. The company beat Wall Street’s expectations for...

Amazon’s original Echo gets a much-needed upgrade

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Propel Star Wars Battle Drones review

Love Star Wars? Love video games? Love drones? Then you’re going to love the Propel Star Wars Battle Drones. With details usually found only on collectibles, these Star Wars...

$200 Wiral Lite gives your phone or GoPro sweet video effects without a drone

Cable cam systems are expensive and too big to carry around -- but the Wiral Lite is aiming to change that with a compact design. The Kickstarter campaign was...

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