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Your own personal satellite?

Mar 19, 2007
Later today a company called SpaceX is launching a test rocket that might make access to space a whole lot more affordable. Geoff Brumfiel reports.

Military rolling out new line of combat vehicles

Mar 19, 2007
Four years after the start of the war in Iraq, the Marine Corps is spending more than $200 million on improved combat vehicles. Patty Murray reports on one company that got the contract.

A more sophisticated hacker

Mar 19, 2007
A new report suggests computer hackers may be motivated not just by hopes of notoriety, but a desire to get your money. Before you get too worried, though, consider the source. Janet Babin reports.

On the Internet, Google knows if you're a dog

Mar 15, 2007
When you do a Google search, Google keeps a log of it &mdash; which has been a sticking point with privacy advocates. Today Google promised to make searches anonymous <nobr>. . .</nobr> eventually. Janet Babin reports.

Microsoft bridges the voice gap

Mar 15, 2007
Microsoft has agreed to purchase voice recognition leader Tellme for something in the $800 million neighborhood. A pricey purchase, but one that gives it an instant edge in voice command search technology.
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Channel and Web surfing from the same couch?

Mar 13, 2007
Google and Microsoft want the federal government to approve a device that would make the Internet available over your TV. Broadcasters aren't pleased about that. Janet Babin reports.

Get ready to pay a news surcharge

Mar 13, 2007
More consumers than ever are getting their news online, which means more consumers than ever have stopped contributing to the cost of news gathering. One possible solution to save the media: Follow the cable model.
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Putting a lot of energy into time

Mar 9, 2007
This year's early change to Daylight Saving Time was part of Congress' effort to save energy. But Lisa Napoli reports that nobody factored in how much energy it would take to make it happen.

Wikipedia for search? You can look it up

Mar 8, 2007
Wikipedia, the online group-edited encyclopedia, is getting into the search-engine buisness. Its search will use the same collective process, but for profit. Pat Loeb reports.

Whistleblowing made easier . . . not necessarily safer

Mar 7, 2007
Soon wannabe whistleblowers can spill corporate and government secrets online. Wikileaks.org promises the opportunity to post documents anonymously. But critics are already asking, says who?
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