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The mysterious case of purloined Apple IDs, hackers and the FBI

Sep 6, 2012
AntiSec claims it stole data off an FBI laptop, the Bureau denies it. What does it mean for you?
Posted In: apple, antisec, privacy, security, Robot Roundup

Apple vs. Samsung: What the verdict will mean to you

Aug 21, 2012
The result of the battle over patents will be seen on your next phone.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents, Robot Roundup

Google gets slammed with the biggest FTC fine ever

Aug 10, 2012
But will the smackdown change online tracking for Google or anyone else?
Posted In: Google, FTC, privacy, do not track, Robot Roundup

Why is Amazon becoming a hardware company?

Jul 24, 2012
Don’t be fooled: All the new tablets Amazon has on the horizon are just shopping carts in disguise.
Posted In: Amazon, tablets, Robot Roundup, Kindle

With growth slowing way down, how will Facebook make money off us?

Jun 12, 2012
The social giant may use more ads, better ads or perhaps a way for users to make money as well.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising, Robot Roundup

'Flame' malware is a glimpse of cyber wars to come

May 30, 2012
The newly identified spy software is sophisticated and travels light.
Posted In: malware, Iran, Robot Roundup

CISPA getting last minute rewrites and criticism

Apr 26, 2012
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, heads for a vote in Congress amid a flurry of activity. Plus, the Robot Roundup.
Posted In: CISPA, House, Robot Roundup, SOPA

The new iPad is hot, in sales and actual temperature

Mar 22, 2012
Apple’s newest creation is popular, but is it uncomfortable to hold?
Posted In: iPad, android, tablets, Robot Roundup

World War II code breakers developed your smartphone

Mar 12, 2012
Before there was Marc Zuckerberg, before there was Steve Jobs, before there was Bill Gates, there was Alan Turing. He conceived of the idea of the universal computer.
Posted In: history, Robot Roundup, Alan Turing, smartphone

Facebook treats brands like they're people

Mar 1, 2012
Facebook has always had a bit of a slippery relationship to words as we understand them in the English language. Now, brands can chat and have Timelines but still lack corporeal form.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising, Robot Roundup, robots

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