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Microsoft launches So.cl social network for students

Microsoft officially took the wraps off of its new social network for students on Thursday. The service is called So.cl and was developed by Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs division. It’s currently in “experimental&rdquo …

The haptic, futuristic mobile phone of tomorrow

Basic haptic feedback not cutting the mustard for you anymore? How about a shape-shifting phone? If engineers at the University of Washington have their way, it might be a reality.  Computer scientists and engineers …