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Lawmakers Seek Repeal Of ‘Tech Tax’

Democratic legislative leaders say they will move to repeal an unpopular new technology tax.

09/12/2013

CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 10:  Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Phil Schiller speaks about the new iPhone 5S during an Apple product announcement at the Apple campus on September 10, 2013 in Cupertino, California. The company launched two new iPhone models that will run iOS 7. The 5C is made from a hard-coated polycarbonate and comes in five colors. The 5S comes in three colors, features a fingerprint sensor, has an upgraded camera, and contains an A7 chip.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Announces Two New iPhones

Apple’s latest iPhones will come in a bevy of colors and two distinct designs, one made of plastic and the other that aims to be “the gold standard of smartphones” and reads your fingerprint.

09/10/2013

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GOP Lawmakers Call For Repeal Of Software Tax

Republican lawmakers and business groups are ramping up pressure on the Legislature to repeal a new sales tax on computer and software services.

09/09/2013

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VIDEO: Tech-Free Weddings Ask Guests To “Power Down”

Some couples are now looking for an “unplugged” experience.

09/08/2013

Bernice Corpuz during the State Police live chat online. (Credit; Mass. State Police)

State Police Hold Live Chat With Public On Facebook

How are State Police using social media to connect with the public?

09/04/2013

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Apple Offers iPhone Trade-In Ahead Of Unveiling

Apple said starting Friday that it would give customers credit for functioning older models at Apple Stores.

08/30/2013

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Start-Up Creates Ring That Doubles As Your MBTA Charlie Card

Some MIT students have come up with a project that will make it easier to hop on the T.

08/23/2013

Veebot, the robot phlebotomist. (YouTube image courtesy: Veebot, spectrummag)

Start-Up Company Creates Robot To Draw Blood

Would your trust a robot to draw your blood?

07/31/2013

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Grants Will Help Mass. Undersea “Kites” Project

Three Massachusetts research facilities are getting a boost from the federal government, including money to help find out if undersea “kites” can reliably produce renewable energy.

07/13/2013

Ministry of Supply's ATLAS socks (Photo by Ministry of Supply/ kickstarter.com)

Boston Start-Up’s Odor-Fighting Socks Made Of Recycled Coffee

An MIT start-up is once again making waves in the clothing industry.

07/03/2013

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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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