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Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Jan 29, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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This month, a neuroscientist and his team announced that the ceremonial first kick at this year's World Cup opening in Brazil would be completed by a paralyzed teenager using an exoskeleton attached to her brain. Prosthetic robotic devices connected to the human brain are becoming more common. You may remember video a few years ago of a woman at the University of Pittsburgh feeding herself chocolate with a robot limb. For today's installment of Marketplace Tech's sports and tech series, "Gaming the System," we'll hear from a guy working in this field.

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.com gives way to .bike and .singles

Jan 29, 2014
New top-level domains are being launched for brands, product categories, foreign languages.

Using your brain to control an exoskeleton

Jan 29, 2014
Prosthetic robotic devices connected to the human brain are becoming more common.

This month, a neuroscientist and his team announced that the ceremonial first kick at this year’s World Cup opening in Brazil would be completed by a paralyzed teenager using an exoskeleton attached to her brain. Prosthetic robotic devices connected to the human brain are becoming more common. You may remember video a few years ago of a woman at the University of Pittsburgh feeding herself chocolate with a robot limb. For today’s installment of Marketplace Tech’s sports and tech series, “Gaming the System,” we’ll hear from a guy working in this field.

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