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The first Lego-like modular components for Google’s Project Ara will be shown at Mobile World Congress

After striking a deal with Google, little-known smartphone manufacturer Yezz will be producing some of the first components for the modular Project Ara device, and will show them at MWC 2015 next month.

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Apple invests nearly a billion bucks in California solar farm

Apple is putting $850 million into the building of a huge solar farm which when completed should generate enough energy to power its California operations, including its new 'spaceship' campus in Cupertino.

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Update: SpaceX launch delayed (again) due to inclement weather

It hasn't even been a full month since SpaceX tried (and failed) to land one of its rockets on a floating lander pad in the Atlantic ocean -- but this weekend it's ready to give it a second shot.

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Curing hangovers with an IV drip? Sounds crazy, but this startup is making it happen

Like Uber for intravenous hydration therapy, the IV Doc will send a medical professional to your home or office and plug a bag of nutrients into your arm -- rapidly curing your ailment and revitalizing your body.

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Crash-proof flying robot wins a million bucks in ‘Drones for Good’ contest

A flying robot that bounces off objects instead of crashing into them has won a team of Swiss-based engineers a $1m prize in an international drone design contest. The team hopes to see its flying machine used by search and rescue teams in disaster zones.

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Obliterate houseflies like a boss with the new and improved Bug-A-Salt gun

The Camofly is a sort of modified squirt gun that sprays houseflies with salt, killing them and their incessant buzzing. It looks fun, but potentially bad news in the hands of a vicious older brother.

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This RFID-blocking wallet keeps your cards safe and cuts down on clutter

Big Skinny started out making fat wallets slender, but now it's adding a slice of RFID-blocking material to keep all your cards and passports safe from hackers. The Kickstarter was already successfully funded.

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SpaceX calls off Sunday’s rocket launch citing technical issues

SpaceX's mission to launch a space weather satellite and bring the rocket safely back to Earth was called off just minutes before lift-off on Sunday evening when engineers discovered a problem with the rocket's radar tracking system.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 3D headphones, AR ski goggles, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Meet Swyp. It will combine all your credit into one card

Swyp may look like just another Coin credit card alternative, but its creator says Swyp is smarter. The card learns from user behavior and holds up to 25 cards.

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High-tech hotel will use robot staff to check-in, help guests

Finally taking a solid step forward to a future that includes Will Smith fighting legions of sentient machines, a hotel in Japan has ditched silly humans in favor of a staff of humanoid robots.

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Taiwan just banned kids from overusing tech. About time, or asinine?

Taiwan is about to introduce a new ruling which says parents will be responsible for restricting their kids' time using a phone, or any other electronic device. Those who flaunt the rule face a hefty fine. Here's why it's a brilliant plan with absolutely no…

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