Scientists warn solar flares could disrupt power grid

Jun 8, 2010
A solar flare-up could cause huge damages to Earth's communication system and power grids.
Posted In: Science

Tech News In Brief - 5/19/10

May 19, 2010
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Posted In: apple, Books, Facebook, Google, media, Microsoft, news, Science, security, video games

Investing in gadgets vs. Apple stock

May 7, 2010
What if, instead, of buying an iPad, the latest iPhone, or other Apple gadgets, you used that same money to buy two, three shares of Apple stock? Kyle Conroy has the story.
Posted In: Investing, Science

Obama sets plan for changes at NASA

Apr 13, 2010
President Obama wants to change how NASA explores space and is also set to pull the plug on human trips to Mars and the moon. This cut would mean big job losses in Florida. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Science

AT&T rebranding may be a bit vague

Apr 9, 2010
AT&T's new ad campaign focuses on the products the company has to offer beyond phone service. But the way the campaign tries to sell you may be a bit confusing for consumers to understand. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Science

New chip could change electronics

Apr 8, 2010
Hewlett-Packard scientists have announced they've come up with technology contained in computer chips that will revolutionize how our electronics work. The Wall Street Journal's Don Clark talks with Bob Moon about why the finding is important and what it means for storage.
Posted In: Science

The impact of court's ruling for Comcast

Apr 6, 2010
Washington Post tech writer Cecilia Kang talks with Kai Ryssdal about the court of appeals ruling that says the FCC didn't have the right to regulate net neutrality with respect to Comcast and other Internet service providers.
Posted In: Science

Video: Breaking in the iPad . . . with a bat

Apr 6, 2010
Thousands of tech enthusiasts anxiously awaited the chance to break their new Apple iPads out of the box. Others were looking for a different sort of break.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Sometimes hospital tech isn't enough

Apr 6, 2010
Hospital computers are supposed to be adept at assisting doctors and nurses at tasks like spotting errors with prescriptions. But a new study out stays the technology might not be as thorough as it needs to be. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

Malls prepare for iPad debut

Apr 2, 2010
Malls are preparing for a big weekend, but the crowds won't be coming for the Easter holiday -- they're coming for the new Apple iPad. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail, Science