What It Takes to Sculpt a Giant Dragon-Inspired Character Head

Now that the prototype is built, it's time to start constructing the full-scale pieces of the giant creature. In this episode, watch the dragon-like head come to life through an advanced sculpting process, after which it's refined, detailed, and pain ...

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Is This the Future of Urban Travel

The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out Honda's personal mobility device the Uni-Cub, a beta product shown off for the first time in Europe this week.

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Using 3-D Printing to Build a Small-Scale Figure of a Giant Creature

Lead systems engineer Jason Lopes walks us through the process of creating a maquette - a 10 to 18-inch 3-D figure, which gives the team a tangible and highly detailed representation of the creature.

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New upgrades make Asimo even more human | News | Geek.com

You’ve probably seen Honda’s Asimo in action before, but he’s learned a few new tricks since you saw him last. For starters, Asimo’s legs are stronger than ever and have an increased range […]

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Scoop: 'Next Big Thing' for Samsung's US mobile team: A move to the East Coast - CNET

The relocation brings Samsung Telecommunications America closer to the company's TV, appliance, and other electronics businesses, but it's causing some employee departures.

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11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want to Miss This Week | TechCrunch

 The week of 7/12 – 7/18 was a busy one for TechCrunch. Here’s the best of the best from this week. Priya Haji was an inspirational and positive presence in the technology and business worlds, and she will be greatly missed. Chicago-based entrepreneu ...

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors? - CNET

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

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Gillmor Gang: Yotifications | TechCrunch

 The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Alexia Tsotsis, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — react with nervous jokes as all eyes turn to the success of Yo, the single-minded communication app that has one thing on its little mind. But wait a mi ...

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Samsung: Here's proof Galaxy S5 users aren't wall-huggers - CNET

To support its claim that Galaxy users aren't chained to power outlets like iPhone users are, Samsung releases a film that purports to show a charge-free cross-country road trip.

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Immersive Infections | TechCrunch

 Immersive technology will put the user into the digital shoes of their own avatars, experiencing video games, simulations, learning opportunities and even romance on new levels, so it goes without saying that while we can expect all that grandeur, t ...

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/19/14: What is this? - CNET

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

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How The Big 5 Publishers Hobbled The Amazon Unlimited Launch | TechCrunch

 Amazon Unlimited was dubbed the Netflix of books. That is correct as long as you imagine a Netflix consisting of an endless array of low-budget indie releases and some major small-studio films. In truth, Amazon’s new $9.99 all-you-can-read service f ...

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How Smart Lending Dumbed Down | TechCrunch

 Between 2008 and 2010, Wonga was doing something mind-bendingly stupid: sending letters from fake law firms to borrowers behind on their loans. It sounds like a bad office prank. They even took the firm names from apparently still current employees ...

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Jibo Family Robot: Him

Virtual personal assistants are nothing new, from Google Now to Siri and even the navigation system on our cars. A new company called Jibo set out to make its personal assistant even more useful and user-friendly…

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The Chromebook gains and Microsoft responds - CNET

Chromebooks continue to give Microsoft and Windows trouble. And Microsoft continues to make a case against them.

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