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3-D Sensors Could Change Shopping Experience In Real-Time

The Consumer Electronics Show started Tuesday in Las Vegas. There's a lot of excitement about widespread use of 3-D sensor technology in smartphones and tablets.
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Attacks On U.S. Banks' Websites Seen As Work Of Iran

Sophisticated hacking attacks on U.S. banks in recent months have distinctive qualities that are leading investigators to believe another nation may be behind the assault. The likely suspect is Iran, which security experts believe may be trying to even the score for American hacking of its nuclear program.
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How Google Earth Revealed Chicago's Hidden Farms

When scientists scoured lists of the city's community gardens, they discovered they didn't tell the whole story of where food was being grown. Satellite images instead show the city's food-producing gardens tucked away in backyards, on roofs and thriving in vacant lots.
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Kickstarter Pledges Topped $320 Million In 2012; Site Names Year's Top Projects

Kickstarter, the crowd-funding site that pairs indie-minded entrepreneurs with online investors, funded more than 18,000 projects in 2012, according to its end-of-year analysis. The site says more than 2.2 million people pledged nearly $320 million, with 17 projects raising more than $1 million.
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Kids Who Play Food Product Games May Eat More Junk Food

Kids who play "advergames", created by food manufacturers to market their products, may eat more, and eat more junk food. In a study by Dutch researchers, the kids chose junk food even when the game featured fruit or other healthful choices.
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Why Is Google Exec Interested In North Korea?

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has landed in North Korea. His trip there is a bit of a mystery. North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un, recently set out a series of policy goals that included expanding science and technology as a way to improve the North Korean economy in 2013.
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'RunPee' The Ideal App For Lovers Of Movies And Large Drinks

It's the mobile app for both lovers of film and large soft drinks. RunPee tells users the best times to make a run to the bathroom during a movie without missing any important plot points or scenes.

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