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    Contact Lens Binoculars Are in Sight

    Contact Lens Binoculars Are in Sight

    Researchers revealed their latest prototype contact lenses that magnify vision almost three times with the wink of an eye. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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    Keurig Coffee Drinkers Hack Back

    Keurig Coffee Drinkers Hack Back

    Users of the K-cup coffee company’s products have counterattacked against its efforts to restrict the brands that their new machines can brew. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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    Radar Makes All Houses Glass

    Radar Makes All Houses Glass

    Law enforcement agencies have handheld radar that can “see” through walls via RF signals, raising Fourth Amendment concerns. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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    Smart Keyboard Gets a Charge out of You

    Smart Keyboard Gets a Charge out of You

    Researchers have made a secure, waterproof wireless keyboard that gets charged by the action of your fingertips as you type. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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    Rival Space Internets Vie for Sky Pie

    Rival Space Internets Vie for Sky Pie

    SpaceX’s Elon Musk and fellow tech mogel Greg Wyler both have plans for low Earth orbit satellite networks that could fill in many of the world's current gaps in Internet coverage. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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    Gestures and Eye Movements Will Control Cars

    Gestures and Eye Movements Will Control Cars

    Carmakers are working on ways to let drivers interact with their cars using presumably safer hand gestures and eye movement in addition to voice controls and touch screens. Larry Greenemeier reports
     

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