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After months of studying drones as a news reporting tool, CNN just struck a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration today, meaning lots of eye-in-the-sky Wolf Blitzer segments are forthcoming.
There isn't a kid on earth who doesn't want to wield the power of the Force after seeing Star Wars for the first time, and Uncle Milton's original mind-control Force Trainer was as close as any kid could get to being a Jedi. But now there's a new version that introduces animated holograms courtesy of an iPad that lets kids use their newfound Jedi skills on scenes from the movies.
Don't have your own truck? Lugg is a newly launched mobile app that’s basically like having a friend with a truck who’s available at any time for on-demand, small moves.
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The web is our collective livingroom now, so we might as well share. In that spirit, we here on the WIRED entertainment beat—emboldened by the fun we had Gchat recapping The Newsroom—decided to share the Google Hangout we had while watching last night's Tina Fey and Amy Poehler-hosted Golden Globes. Here is a (slightly edited) transcript of that conversation. You're welcome.
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In an age of cell phones, human genome sequencing, and Google self-driving cars, even the world’s best hospitals (and airports) are still relying upon a thermometer (a 400-year-old technology) to decide who to quarantine for Ebola. The result of these antiquated approaches for diagnosing Ebola has resulted in over 1,400 Ebola suspects in the U.S. […]
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