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Why mess with an undersea Egyptian Internet cable?

Mar 29, 2013
The Egyptian Navy says it caught three men trying to cut a big Internet cable that runs under the Mediterranean causing slow downs in the country and as far away as Pakistan.
Posted In: Internet, Egypt, Tech

The incredible history of LCD flat-screen TV

Mar 27, 2013
What does the origin of the LCD flat-screen have to do with a hidden identity and the British military?
Posted In: Tech, tv, england

The many uses of robot snakes

Mar 27, 2013
A robot snake -- just like the name suggests -- is a long, segmented metal rig. When you toss it, it automatically wraps around whatever it hits.
Posted In: robots, spying, Tech

Golden Gate Bridge goes to all-electronic tolls

Mar 27, 2013
San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is going electronic today. It’s the first time in 76-years, that the iconic bridge will be without a human toll taker.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, Tech

As Dell looks to go private, what's its value?

Mar 22, 2013
Founder Michael Dell looks to take his company private. The deadline for competing bids is today.
Posted In: Dell, Tech

Federal government takes on domestic drone legislation

Mar 22, 2013
This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee has been looking into the use of drones in America and how they might affect privacy. The federal government is working on new rules that could expand permits for drones in the coming years.
Posted In: drones, Law, Tech

YouTube hits a billion

Mar 21, 2013
YouTube announced that it’s reached a billion viewers per month, putting in the same league as its parent company Google and Facebook.
Posted In: YouTube, social media, Tech

Photo Op-ed: Digital camera etiquette

Mar 21, 2013
These days, digital cameras are everywhere. In most cases, our phones double as cameras. But when is it right to snap a picture and when is it not? And how do our kids figure in to all of this?
Posted In: family, Tech, cameras, family tech

Retail, Tech, Shipping: Amazon is all in

Mar 21, 2013
The CIA has reportedly recruited Amazon to develop a private cloud for American intelligence gathering. So is there any sector Amazon isn't involved in these days?
Posted In: Amazon, Retail, Tech, cia

Patent race: Patent rules switch from first-to-invent to first-to-file

Mar 18, 2013
Monday is the first day on which patents will be awarded to the first filer of the patent not the first person to come up with an idea. Many worry this will favor applicants with big money behind them.
Posted In: patents, inventions, Tech

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