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Cloudy Future for Digital Property

Aug 31, 2010
With cloud computing gaining popularity, we investigate how ideas of ownership of digital property are in flux.

Did Blackberry Crack Under Pressure?

Aug 30, 2010
Research in Motion the creator of the Blackberry smart phone has reportedly backed down in its standoff with the Indian government.  India...

Killing Cable

Aug 30, 2010
I moved coast to coast about six months ago and I still haven't hooked up a new cable connection in my house. Okay – given I'm a public radio...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, logitech, tv


Aug 30, 2010
Nirvana for film buffs.  Imagine an online movie rental store with every movie, ever made always in stock - an unlimited number screens and an...
Posted In: Google, movies, net neutrality, YouTube

Africans rush to create apps

Aug 30, 2010
A contest to create the best apps to solve problems in East Africa is opening up dialogue between developers and NGOs.

Oil-eating swarm of robots

Aug 27, 2010
It's an MIT project called Seaswarm. Little robots drag around nano-fabric that can asborb 20 times their weight in oil.  These robots dragging...
Posted In: oil spill, robots

Blockbuster bust?

Aug 27, 2010
No more evenings wandering around Blockbuster amidst popcorn-y carpet smells and confusion about which recent movies are worth taking home. The...

Growing number of people 50+ use social media

Aug 27, 2010
We tend to think the people on Facebook are young, college-aged and writing about last night's party.  Those people are indeed there.  But, there...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Twitter

Spray-on batteries grown by...viruses?

Aug 27, 2010
The American Chemical Society just wrapped up its national meeting in Boston, and among the presentations, a lot of interesting work on batteries...
Posted In: batteries, chemistry, nanotechnology

Unmanned vehicle market looks to grow

Aug 27, 2010
American troops are leaving Iraq, but its robots are not. The Army said unmanned aircraft flights over Iraq are increasing. That's good news for the people who make unmanned vehicles -- many of them gathering in Denver to show off their products. Zachary Barr reports.
Posted In: Science