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Technology increases divide between rich and poor students: Report

Feb 28, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Posted In: Education, Tech, pew

BallCam gives ball's-eye view of football field

Feb 28, 2013
You've heard of a bullseye. What about a ball's-eye? A Carnegie Mellon post-doc student and Japanese researchers have come up with a way to get smooth video from inside a spinning football.
Posted In: Sports, football, Tech

Tech companies tell Supreme Court: We support same-sex marriage

Feb 28, 2013
Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted In: marriage, gay marriage, Tech, Supreme Court

Internet piracy rehab: The latest push to curb illegal downloads

Feb 27, 2013
Internet service providers roll out a 'six strikes' policy to educate rather than punish people for illegal downloads.
Posted In: piracy, Internet, Tech

Mum's the word for U.S. businesses hacked by China

Feb 26, 2013
Experts say China's hacking is motivated by the need to innovate, but many of the U.S. firms that are victims need to reconsider their response to the attacks.
Posted In: China, hacking, Tech

Google Glass has the tech specs, but no style

Feb 26, 2013
We know Google plans to make its high tech spectacles called Google Glass available this year. The price tag: about $1,500 a pair. But are these lens-less frames really a technological revolution?
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, Tech

Software update for your iPhone! Should you accept?

Feb 25, 2013
Last week NASA lost direct contact with the International Space Station while updating their computer software. NASA may have learned their lesson, but have you?
Posted In: Tech, computers, software

Apple's not the only tech giant dodging U.S. taxes: Report

Feb 25, 2013
An investigative reporter in Northern California has calculated just how much some big technology companies have saved in U.S. taxes by stashing a chunk of their profits overseas.
Posted In: Taxes, Tech, apple, Google

In Nevada, online gambling poised to go interstate

Feb 22, 2013
Online gambling is poised to go interstate, thanks to a fast-tracked bill in Nevada that Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) signed in to law on Thursday.
Posted In: online gambling, gambling, Nevada, Tech

Turn that thing off! Setting rules for family tech use

Feb 22, 2013
How do you spend time with family without electronics getting in the way?
Posted In: family, Tech, family tech, parenting

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