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Software Makes It Easy To Track Your Emails

Many companies are now offering cheap email tracking programs.

02/26/2015

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Watertown Company Develops Life-Saving Trauma Foam

A local surgeon has teamed up with the Arsenal Medical team to develop a trauma foam that will stabilize patients who require life-saving surgery.

WBZ-TV–02/25/2015

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Daily Talker: Paper Bag Speed Dating

There is a new kind of speed dating that has a lot of people talking this morning…and it involves people putting paper bags over their heads. Would you recommend Paper Bag Speed Dating to a single friend?

11/21/2014

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CBS Unveils New Subscription Internet Streaming Service

CBS is changing the choices you have to watch your favorite shows, at home or now on a mobile device.

10/16/2014

Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Watch Unveiled With New iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones aren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday.

09/09/2014

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Daily Talker: OKCupid Conducts Social Experiment on Users

Another website is telling users it altered the information its users saw as part of a social experiment.

In a blog post, OKCupid announced the results of three experiments it had conducted. In one, profile photos were obscured. In a second, profile text was hidden to see how personality ratings were affected. In a third, it told users they were more or less compatible with someone.

07/29/2014

The chip being developed by MicroCHIPS of Lexington, in conjunction with M.I.T. researchers, could prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years. (Image: CBS)

Birth Control Microchip Under Development By Local Research Team

Local researchers are at the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution. They are working on a microchip that could control a woman’s hormones, and prevent pregnancy for up to 16 years.

07/24/2014

The "Luke Arm" developed by DEKA. (WBZ-TV)

“Star Wars” Arm Called A Game-Changer For Amputees

The prosthesis named after the artificial arm that Luke Skywalker received in Star Wars, is built from tiny computers, accelerometers, gyroscopes, 3-D printed materials.

06/12/2014

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Boston-Based Ad Lab Helps Confront Cliche Instagram Oversharers

A start-up with offices in Boston and Philadelphia has come up with a clever way to stage an intervention for friends who constantly tweet cliche pictures on Instagram.

06/12/2014

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High Tech Baby Monitor Tracks Breathing, Movement

A new high tech baby monitor tracks everything a baby does while sleeping.

05/09/2014

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High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

2011 FIRST Robotics Competition

High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.

A receptionist robot, produced by Japan’s robot maker Kokoro smiles during a demonstration at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo on Nov. 25, 2009. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics […]

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