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mediagraph -  Checking your smartphone or tablet before bed is common practice, but the so-called "blue light" from the bright display may be impacting your quality of sleep. Here's one explanation why...
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mediagraph -  San Francisco-based venture capital firm Unitus Impact is betting on financial startups not in nearby Silicon Valley, but in far-away Vietnam.
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Cool Tech -  The 17-camera “Facebook Surround 360” has been unveiled at its developer conference in San Francisco, with the design and stitching code available for free on Github this Summer
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#NYCTech -  Virtual reality and interactive installations formed a big part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Mark Kelly reports.
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AI -  With the arrival of the Tap and Echo Dot, we revisit Amazon's talking virtual assistant. She's come a long way, but she's still far from perfect.
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mediagraph -  The Zeiss Tele-Tessar lens used by astronaut Dave Scott on the moon is expected to fetch $400,000-$600,000.
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Cool Tech -  Dwindling farm incomes and open-source software are inspiring homespun hackers, helping advance farming technology. Manitoba farmer Matt Reimer has created a tractor that drives itself.
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Healthcare -  Sean Parker, the billionaire mastermind behind Napster and Facebook's first president announced a $250 million donation to create an institute focused on cancer immunotherapy research
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mediagraph -  LinkedIn may be uncool, but with its refreshed app and some helpful tips, you may just find it to be more worth your time than Facebook and the rest. We break down what you need to know about the professional network.
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#NYCTech -  Students at Brooklyn Technical High School nabbed a Grand Prize in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest, by creating an app aimed at preventing traffic deaths.
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mediagraph -  At the F8 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed his company's new live video options, including partnering with Livestream to produce a live-video camera, Mevo, that connects directly to...
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Cool Tech -  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, whose name literally means “small rice” in Chinese, launched a smart rice-cooker on Tuesday under its newly-formed sub-brand “Mi Ecosystem.”
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mediagraph -  Tilt Brush, an app for HTC’s new Vive VR system, lets you create art in 3-D using your hands as brushes.
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Inside the Code -  A new report finds that business is booming in underground markets for Russian and other hackers, who take aim at both personal and corporate email accounts.
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Fashion -  Amazon wants to grow its online presence selling apparel. To attract fashion brands, it is employing a new strategy on pricing and launched a new show to spark sales.
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Apps - .Ford CEO Mark Fields talks about how his company is planning to profit from ridesharing as cities become more congested and carsharing increases in popularity.