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The death of Internet radio?

Mar 7, 2007
Online radio stations are facing a hefty hike in the royalties they pay to record labels for streaming music. If a federal copyright panel's ruling stands, it could wipe out smaller companies in one retroactive, fell swoop.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Can't choose your typosquatters

Mar 6, 2007
Commentator Bill Langworthy points out that, much as in real-world real estate, a domain name's value is all about location, location, location. And, good or bad, typosquatters are just a keystroke away.
Posted In: Science

Water treatment to go

Mar 6, 2007
Researchers may have found a cheap, effective and highly portable solution for cleaning up unsafe drinking water in developing nations — and for cutting chlorine use in water here in the States.

Maybe Wikipedia should patent the idea

Mar 5, 2007
The U.S. Patent Office is joining the Internet age. The government wants your help deciding what new ideas deserve to be protected. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Keeping your card safe

Mar 5, 2007
Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday says it will introduce a new "ultra-secure" credit-card processing system to protect customers from fraud. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Retail

A winning innovation for philanthropy

Mar 2, 2007
Scientists now have a new way to get motivated as more companies offer their philanthropy in the form of prizes. Pat Loeb reports on the X Prize Foundation.

YouTube signing the bit players

Mar 2, 2007
The major studios and TV networks are holding out for a substantial chunk of YouTube's advertising revenue, but in the meantime, smaller content providers have been flocking to the online video site.
Posted In: Science

Nope...even thinner than that

Mar 1, 2007
Scientists have made a major advancement in the development of graphene — the world's thinnest substance. It also happens to be an even better conductor than silicon.
Posted In: Science

More TV for your cell phone

Mar 1, 2007
Sure you can already download clips of your favorite shows to your cell phone, but soon Verizon subscribers will be able to get entire episodes from Comedy Central, Fox and MTV — if they upgrade their plans of course.
Posted In: Science

Getting consumers excited about high-def

Feb 27, 2007
Prices for flat panel TVs and high-definition DVD players keep coming down but consumers still aren't biting. Seems they're satisfied with their current picture — at least enough to wait and see whether Blu-ray or HD-DVD wins out.
Posted In: Science

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