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What If MIT Delivered Acceptance Letters By Drone?

MIT, always forward thinking, has envisioned a stark, dystopian future of college admissions, one where strange, heavy objects fall out of the sky, bringing news […]

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Humans at MIT Are Using GIFs to Teach Computers About Feelings

Wired recently profiled a couple of guys at the MIT Media Lab, both of whom are working together to utilize GIFs in a whole new way. […]

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Chelmsford-Based Axis Communications Will Lead Video Security at the Oscars

A Massachusetts-based company is getting a little taste of Hollywoodland. Axis Communications, a Swedish firm with its North American headquarters in Chelmsford, is lending their video […]

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Running With The Bulls

See these tech predictions for 2015.

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‘Slobbr’ App Will Connect Dog Lovers With Information for Their Pet

A group of local dog lovers is trying to raise money to create a space for people with pets that they can call their own—in […]

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President Obama, British Prime Minister Launch ‘Cambridge Vs. Cambridge’

In a battle of intellect and technology with some of the smartest people in England, President Barack Obama is putting his faith behind students at […]

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LiquiGlide Is Trying to Make LiquiGlide for Molasses Happen

Today marks 96th anniversary of the Great Molasses Disaster of 1919, and while most of us will merely reflect on the most bizarre tragedy in Massachusetts’s history, […]

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Professors Want to Keep Robots from Getting Out of Control

Experts from around the country, including professors from Harvard University and MIT who study the future of Artificial Intelligence and its potential impacts on the […]

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Website Tracks Your Happiness to Remind You Life’s Not So Bad

People spend hours on the Internet each day—roughly 11, to be exact—and the cascade of information that floods into someone’s brain via smartphone, laptop, or tablet […]

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Tutoring App Offers Students Academic Help on the Spot

Students with last-minute questions about homework, or who are running into problems studying for a final exam, can now get help solving their academic quandaries […]

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Where Are People Looking to Rent Parking Spots in Boston?

A new parking app that lets users seek out unused spaces around the Boston area, so they can rent them hourly, daily, or even monthly, […]

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#WickedCoolTree: Control the Colors of City Hall’s Holiday Tree Decorations

City Hall is all hooked up to the Internet, right down to the Christmas tree in the main lobby. The tree, set up at the […]

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Unbiased.me, Developed in 24-Hours, Lets You Get Advice From Complete Strangers

The truth is out there, but getting it from the people closest to you isn’t always the best approach when trying to figure out life’s […]

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Novo App Will Let You Pay Your Bar Tab From Your Phone

It’s a hangover nightmare that makes your heart drop into your (already sour) stomach: waking up from a night of debauchery at the local bar […]

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These Gloves Will Tweet When You Make the Hashtag Symbol with Your Hands

Just in time for the cold winter months and the holidays (hint, hint), a group of local college kids came up with a killer idea […]