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At MIT, a robot cheetah prowls

The 20-pound robot can walk smoothly, turn on the spot, and even do backflips.

Texan says he’s selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite ruling

In defiance of a federal court order, Cody Wilson said he began selling the plans Tuesday morning and that he’ll sell them for any price.

Tesla buyout drama obscures progress on Musk’s crucial Model 3

The end of Elon Musk’s go-private-or-not saga with Tesla Inc. leaves investors back where the drama began: waiting to see if he can make more Model 3 sedans.

How to cut the cable cord and still be able to watch TV

Millions of viewers have given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, which, if done right, can save them a nice chunk of change.

Teaching self-driving cars to read minds

A Somerville company is working on technology that reads facial expressions and body language to predict when a pedestrian will cross in front of a car.

Facebook pulls security app from Apple store over privacy

The twin developments come as Facebook is under intense scrutiny over privacy following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year.

Kaleido Biosciences promotes its president to CEO

Alison Lawton, president and chief operating officer of the Bedford startup since December, has been elevated to chief executive officer.

Editorial effort in support of the free press sparks praise and pushback

The nationwide push provoked a response from all corners, from the White House to professional sports figures.