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For China's Microbloggers, the Yuan Isn't What It Used to Be

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November 14, 2013
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It looks like investors aren't the only ones eagerly awaiting reforms to the yuan, China's tightly controlled currency. Anita Li looks at why social media users are pining for change.


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Chris Hadfield's Son Helps Create Viral Video About Life as an Astronaut

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Buzz60 (Oct. 31, 2013) — Retired Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield isn't the only person in his family able to create a viral video; his son, Evan, created an amusing video about the everyday life of an astronaut, and it is racking up thousands of YouTube views. Jen Markham explains why the video was made to promote Chris Hadfield's new book.
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World's First Swimming Robot Limbers Up to Make a Splash

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Reuters (July 18, 2012) — Scientists in Japan have developed what they say is the world's most advanced swimming robot, designed to improve performance in the pool. Called 'Swumanoid', the robot isn't yet ready for a role in Japan's Olympic swimming program but, by 2016, developers hope to have it ready as a coach's assistant.
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iRobot: Why Your House Will Never Be the Same Again

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TheStreet (Jan. 10, 2014) — iRobot CEO Colin Angle talks to TheStreet's Chris Ciaccia about the company's new Scooba robot as it tries to make the self-mopping robot as big a revenue driver as its popular Roomba vacuum. Angle also talks about the company's military operations and why iRobot isn't playing in the airborne drone space.
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