People can now text 911 for help

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Starting on Thursday, some people will have the ability to text 911 for emergency assistance.

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3-D printed hand lets boy play catch for first time

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"I can score at basketball" says 12-year-old who was born without fingers.

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Teen inventor’s bright idea may light up the world

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One teenager wanted to help a friend who lacked reliable electricity; her resulting invention could have implications for millions.

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Apple to unveil iPhone 6 in August: report

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People involved in the supply chain had earlier confirmed to Reuters that there will be a 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 6 and a 5.5-inch version.

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Flying car moves from science fiction toward reality

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Flying cars have long been the stuff of science fiction, though plenty of entrepreneurs and visionaries have struggled to make the concept a reality – including no less than the original Henry Ford.

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Serious Internet Explorer bug leaves half of all browsers open to hack

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E.T. wins extra life after crew digs up ‘Atari grave’

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Microsoft hopes that nostalgia is good for business after a legendary stockpile of old Atari games is unearthed for an Xbox Original documentary.

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Digital art from Andy Warhol rediscovered on floppy disks

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Several lost works from Andy Warhol have been rediscovered… on a set of Amiga floppy disks dating from 1985. They may look pretty humble today, but back then, these pieces were marvels of modernity.

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Happy 25th Birthday, Game Boy

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If you were a kid back in 1989, chances are you really, really wanted a Game Boy.

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NSA denies it used 'Heartbleed' bug to gather intelligence

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Fire TV: Amazon’s $99 Roku competitor ships today

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Amazon unveiled the Fire TV on Wednesday, giving it a competitor to Roku, Google Chromecast and Apple TV.

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Klingons and Wi-Fi pigeons invade internet for April Fools’ Day

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Do not trust anything you see on the Internet today.

That is pretty good advice anytime of the year. But on April Fools’ Day, the Internet transforms into one giant episode of “Punk’d,” with each tech company trying to outdo the other with absurd projects.

Is it hilarious? Tiresome? Mind-numbing and predictable? You be the judge.

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