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On today's show, we jump on the hype train for THAW, MIT's seamless multiscreen project, watch a 3D-printing robot get omnidirectional wheels, check out a drone that can be printed for just $800, and discuss what we know about Windows 9.>

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The ride-sharing service rolls out a new initiative to "on-board 50,000 members of the military community" within the next year and a half.>

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To celebrate the iconic movie's 30th anniversary, fans can gobble "Ghostbusters"-themed doughnuts from Krispy Kreme. Get one before Slimer eats them all.>

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Apps were expected to be released with the launch of iOS 8 today, but they were pulled at the last minute.>

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These popular Windows Phone messaging apps are useful (and fun) ways to keep in touch with friends.>

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A man advertised his PS4 for sale on Craigslist. Police say he met the potential buyers in a parking lot and when they tried to steal the device, one of them, a 16-year-old girl, opened fire.>

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The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.>

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In terms of design, Neil Armstrong’s iconic 1969 space suit wasn’t exactly optimal. Bulky and stiff, the suit made it pretty hard for the astronauts aboard Apollo 11 to walk around. So, the fact that Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s most iconic moments also happen to make them look like they’re float-bouncing across the Moon’s surface is actually the product of their equipment — not the Moon’s low gravity.

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If Facebook is just too plebeian for your tastes, then whip out your credit card and head over to Netropolitan, a social network for the wealthy.>

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When it comes to typing on your smartphones and tablets, iOS users are about to see how the other half lives. With the launch of iOS 8 this morning, you can now install a third-party keyboard on your iPhone or iPad. The system keyboard still works just fine, and is getting a nice upgrade for iOS 8: for the first time, it’s offering predictive text. But other developers makers have been in the game much longer, refining their predictions through years of iterations. And keyboards are already turning into a design playground, with creative user interfaces and highly customizable graphics. ...

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NEW YORK (AP) — A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

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Who are Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister's real parents, and what might that mean for the rest of the series? These plausible fan theories paint a fiery picture of Westeros' future.>

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I've written before about how "starting up isn't all rainbows and unicorns," which is just a lighthearted way of saying that starting a company is one of the most grueling, stressful and exhausting things you can possibly do -- despite the heroic images of entrepreneurship we read about in the media.What is a founder to do? At Tech Cocktail,...

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By Christina Farr and Abhirup Roy (Reuters) - Apple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors at one place. Regulated medical devices, such as glucose monitors with accompanying iPhone apps, can send information to HealthKit. ...

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday it will hold an industry conference call to provide operational updates for the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd initial public offering. The call will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday and is for members of the trading, technology and operations segments of the industry. It will not provide order imbalance and detailed price information. Alibaba's IPO, potentially the world's largest ever, is scheduled to price Thursday night. The expected price range is $66 to $68 per share. (Reporting by Chuck Mikolajczak; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.>

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico.

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Nintendo makes some amazing games, but it also often feels like a company stuck in the past. Its approach to online gaming is archaic by modern standards — ask anyone who's ever tried to exchange a Friend Code — and, unlike Sony and Microsoft, the company has little interest in courting smaller, independent developers. Few things exemplify this side of Nintendo like warioworld.com, a charming little "software development support group" that looks ripped straight out of 1996.

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The Kindle Voyage e-reader leaks early on Amazon, and Facebook reportedly works on an app called Moments. Also, Bridget Carey has your ultra-quick guide to deciding if Apple's iPhone 6 Plus is the right fit for you.>

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