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“Call an ambulance”, I shout, as I’m running across the road to the man on the asphalt. He is making a horrible gargling sound. In the three seconds it took me to cross the road, his white t-shirt was soaked with claret.
Humanoid robots can be just a little bit creepy, what with their serene expressions and awkward jerky motions. We've seen the HRP-4C get down and boogie, but now it's learnt to walk like a human... with a sore arse. [YouTube via Plastic Pals via TechCrunch]
Pure's unleashed another entry into the in-car after-market DAB add-on space with their new Highway 300Di. Featuring iPod control and charge, and a fancy OLED-equipped removable controller unit the 300Di adds DAB to your ride without drilling holes.
Cash-strapped serious gossip portal WikiLeaks is about to come under renewed scrutiny from the US Justice Department, thanks to a court ruling forcing Twitter to hand over details of who accessed the site's account.
Word on the street is that we'll get to see the true colours of Nokia's latest flagship and first Windows Phone 7 outing, the Lumia 800, before Christmas. It's true the matt black looks good, but is cyan even better?
A team of developers are getting close to launching a similarly quick and easy roadside test for drugs as already exists for alcohol, with a new fingerprint based system able to detect chemicals in the blood system within minutes.
Twitter is perhaps not the ideal place to commemorate our brave war dead, but if you're stuck on a computer it's better than nothing. Unofficial account Poppy_Tweet is coordinating "hymns" -- and will tell you when it's silence time. [BBC]
Every once in a while, a new game comes along that blows our minds with a fresh concept. Blueprint 3D is one such game. In fact, we reckon it's invented a whole new genre, all by itself. Let's christen it the "fragment'em up".
Someone with apparent links to Microsoft's gaming division has made some big claims about its follow up to the Xbox 360, claiming it'll be called the Xbox Loop and is a small, cheap thing with loads of Kinect functionality. Great.
Qualcomm is launching a very small-scale test of a wireless electric car charging service in London next year, with 50 electric cars getting kitted out with its inductive power transfer technology for cable-free battery filling.
Instead of battling the crowds at your nearest shopping centre, we recommend you really get into the festive spirit by downloading some free CAD software and having a go in this month's 3d Printing Challenge. You can win a 3D-printed model of your own design, plus a Tokyo Flash watch of your choosing.