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Japan’s a-peeling ‘apple watch’ goes viral

This handout photo taken and supplied by twitter user "sinomoritsukasa" on September 10, 2014 shows an "Apple Watch" carved from an apple in Tokyo. Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch -- Japan's real-life version. Japanese Twitter user Hiromichi Shoji, who goes by the username @sinomoritsukasa, carved a big red fruit into a classic wristwatch soon after the US tech giant announced the new wearable gadget.   AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA ---EDITORS NOTE---HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS NO ARCHIVES

Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch — Japan’s real-life version.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Teenager shoots himself while posing for a selfie

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A teenager accidentally shot his head with a handgun while trying to make a selfie, a television report said.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Internet crowd bites big into potato salad project

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The transformative power of online crowd funding is being poured into a bowl or two of potato salad.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Chinese website sells ‘Suarez bite’ bottle openers

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Chinese online stores are cheekily trying to cash in on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s notorious bite of an opponent at the World Cup by selling bottle openers with his image.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japan unveils ‘world’s first’ android newscaster

Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, second from left, of Osaka University and The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Chief Executive Director Mamoru Mohri  Mori, second right, with Android robot Kodomoroid, left, and Otonaroid pose for photographers in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. AP

Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world’s first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humor to match her perfect language skills.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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  • Aquino: PH enjoying ‘renaissance’
  • Aquino told: Why not ‘globalize’ peso?
  • India, China leaders to discuss trade, investment
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  • Drag queens dress down Facebook over names
  • Are journalists equipped with the right skills?
  • Number of websites explodes past a billion (and counting)
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