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Is the music industry imploding?

Jan 24, 2011
We all know that CD sales are ridiculously low, people just download music now. But the New York Times has a report that indicates maybe the music...
Posted In: Music, Web Culture

Motorola Xoom to cost 700 dollars? Or maybe 800? I'm exhausted.

Jan 24, 2011
The Xoom, Motorola's impending Android based tablet and alleged iPad killer, was arguably the hit of the recent Consumer Electronics Show. Huge...
Posted In: android, fatigue, gadgets, iPad, manufacturing, motorola, tablets, xoom

New iPad 2 and iPhone 5 specs leaked

Jan 24, 2011
Engadget has the dirt on the new gizmos, providing me something to tell people when I'm cornered everywhere I go and asked about new iPads and new...
Posted In: apple, at&t, gadgets, iPad, iPhone, manufacturing, Verizon

Hacker storefront freaks people out

Jan 24, 2011
There are some screen shots going around about a supposed storefront where you can buy hacked access to a whole host of .gov, .mil, and .edu sites....
Posted In: government, hacking, military, privacy, world

What are the barriers to the Internet for people with disabilities?

Jan 24, 2011
The Department of Justice wants to broaden the authority of the Americans with Disabilities Act in regard to the Internet and specifically websites. Today is the final day for public comment on that proposal. Meanwhile, new data has emerged that shows far fewer people with disabilities using the Internet than people without.

The challenges ahead for Google

Jan 21, 2011
The big announcement that Google co-founder Larry Page was taking over as CEO didn't go down so well on Wall Street. Marketplace's Steve Henn talks to Kai Ryssdal about the challenges that lie ahead for the company, and why it needs to compete with Facebook.
Posted In: Internet

Can you trust what you see on Google?

Jan 21, 2011
Google says that the results you see when you search for something are objective and put there only by algorithm. But a Harvard professor recently ran an experiment using common search terms on several different search engines. He says Google's results heavily favored Google's own products, casting the claim of objectivity into doubt.

Your smartphone can be part of a botnet

Jan 21, 2011
Botnets are big networks of zombie computers - when your computer has been infected with some kind of malware that will allow someone to take...
Posted In: botnets, privacy

Jamming spectrum is a new tool of war

Jan 21, 2011
Here's a crazy one....
Posted In: gadgets, jamming, military, navy

Duke Nukem Forever has a release date

Jan 21, 2011
Bill Clinton is inaugurated for his second term in office. The English Patient wins Best Picture. And the video game Duke Nukem Forever, the next ...
Posted In: Beck, bottles and cans, clap your hands, clapton, duke nukem, games

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