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We're number 18! (in broadband)

Jan 20, 2010
The U.S. is lagging behind 17 countries in average Internet speed.

Textisms and writing skill

Jan 19, 2010
Using "textisms" -- abbreviations, acronyms, intentional misspellings -- can affect one's formal and informal writing skills.

Speed bump tech slowly gains approval

Jan 18, 2010
Inventor Carlos Cano has been testing his retractable "intelligent speed bump" in Mexico to the delight of slow drivers who've tried it out. But some in Mexico argue there is still a place for the traditional speed bump. Franc Contreras reports.
Posted In: Science

Are e-books a privacy threat?

Jan 18, 2010
How much privacy are you ceding when you read electronic books?

Disaster relief by text message

Jan 15, 2010
In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, people were enabled by new technology to donate money by text message. But that doesn't mean all online donations aren't scams.

Foreign companies struggle in China

Jan 14, 2010
Whatever its censorship policies, China's legal protections for foreign companies are better than they used to be. But there are still many other obstacles to overcome, and China risks soiling its business reputation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Internet

Teaching the iGeneration

Jan 14, 2010
People born in the 1990s and 2000s have been subject of rapid technological change and media saturation. What does that mean about the way they learn?

Google reconsiders approach in China

Jan 13, 2010
Google is rethinking whether it will do business in China in the face of cyber attacks aimed at some of its e-mail account holders. David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the company's strategy going forward.
Posted In: Internet

Google won't censor results in China

Jan 13, 2010
Big G's statement on recent events in China.

Google warns it may leave China

Jan 13, 2010
Google is accusing Chinese hackers of attacking company servers and compromising Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The search engine is threatening to leave the country. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Internet

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