15 Most popular tech stories from June

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German researchers build robotic ape

We love taking a look back over the last month and thinking twice about what made an impression on us. Here are the top 15 stories in technology, starting with an unusual -- and let's admit, fairly creepy -- biomimetic robot.

German researchers build robotic ape

"German researchers have focused their efforts on creating a life-like robotic ape capable of moving just like the real thing, using its back feet and front knuckles, and what's cool about this bio-bot is that unlike many others based on large animals (we're looking at you DARPA cheetah), the robotic ape walks forwards, backwards and side to side all without the aid of a tether."

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