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Apple's in the Garden

Sep 2, 2010
With the announcement of Apple's new social networking tool Ping, we look into the "walled gardens" the company is creating, and how they may be harmful for web users.

Get a (second) life

Sep 1, 2010
A Japanese seaside resort is teaming up with Konomi Digital Entertainment to create a vacation getaway for young men and their virtual girlfriends....
Posted In: augmented reality, Japan, love, video game, virtual reality

Tag your tots: RFID chips for preschoolers

Sep 1, 2010
By Steve Henn...
Posted In: children, Education, privacy, RFID

Listen to my iHeartbeat...

Sep 1, 2010
iPhone's all over hearts these days. First, we had the iPhone Heart Monitor app for exercise buffs (sweating optional). Then the news that Apple...
Posted In: apps, iPhone, stethoscope

India's security services eye Google and Skype

Sep 1, 2010
After cutting a deal with Blackberry for access to data sent over the network, India's security officials move toward Google and Skype.

Apple Announcement Rumors: Music to Our Ears

Aug 31, 2010
With Apple all set to make several announcements tomorrow about its music services and product line, the rumor mill is kicking into overdrive. S...

No more paper OED

Aug 31, 2010
The days of the150-lb, 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary are numbered. This week, Oxford University Press announced it's just too expensive to...
Posted In: Books, OED

Play tech's Great Game

Aug 31, 2010
So we read lots and lots of tech headlines at this show. Facebook's after Foursquare's market; Apple's after Microsoft; Google's after everyone&...
Posted In: Economy, games, maps, web 2.0

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...