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Voice Controlled Robot Arm Using a Raspberry Pi

A Raspberry Pi and some free software are all you need to set up voice control on an inexpensive robot arm...

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Nokia Restructures China Operations, Shuts Down Offices

The company will close offices in Chengdu and Shanghai, while expanding its remaining offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, according to the Wall Street Journal. [Read more]...

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Over 1 Million User Credentials Compromised in Android Forums Hack

Phandroid, a popular Android news blog, has confirmed that its Android Forums site has been compromised and that a database containing the private data of more than 1 million of the site's users was accessed...

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Another Microsoft Windows Phone Exec Legs It to Amazon

Is a Kindle-like phone in the works? Another Microsoft Windows Phone executive has jumped ship for Amazon.…...

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More Teeny-Tiny Linux PCs are Arriving

When it comes to top open source stories of 2012, it's clear that one of the biggest is the proliferation of tiny, inexpensive Linux-based computers at some of the smallest form factors ever seen. The $25 Linux computer dubbed Raspberry Pi (shown here) has grabbed many headlines on this front, and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt recently pledged to give some of the units to U.K. schools along with training for teachers who can pass on Linux knowledge to kids. But the Raspberry Pi is only one of many tiny LInux computers being heralded as part of a new "Linux punk ethic." Now others are showing up? Have you heard of the Oval Elephant? The Oval Elephant is a $72 system described by its developers as: "...a fast mini pc similar to the MK802.  It comes with Android [4.0] but can support special versions of Linux as well.  Linaro Linux will be ported to this and one of the first devices this size to support it.  We have plans to run XBMC shortly.  (More information to come regarding Linaro and...

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