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Using radio frequency identification tags to track school kids

Sep 10, 2012
Some schools are testing out RFID tags as a way to keep track of kids and bring in extra money.
Posted In: RFID, technology, privacy, robots

Getting away from the office is getting harder to do

Aug 29, 2012
A new survey finds Americans more tethered to work by their mobile devices than they ever were to landlines.
Posted In: technology, tethering, work-life balance, mobile, Work, office

Good things come to those who wait

Aug 3, 2012
Turns out, making split-second gut decisions might not be the best way to make great choices. Author Frank Partnoy says those who take a slower pace win the race.
Posted In: procrastination, partnoy, Books, social behavior, technology

Summer camp for young techies

Aug 3, 2012
Throw another app on the campfire. Kids are crowding into computer camps hoping to be the next Steve Jobs.
Posted In: summer, technology, children

Kevlar finds a new use: Protecting tractors from cornstalks

Aug 1, 2012
The stalks of genetically modified corn are tough, so tough that they're puncturing tractor tires. Farmers are fighting back.
Posted In: farms, GMOS, kevlar, technology

Mobile technology big at the London Olympics

Jul 26, 2012
The Olympic Games get under way tomorrow. There's a big technology and social media push this year.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London Olympics, technology

Taxing the use of Internet Explorer 7

Jun 22, 2012
Do you constantly ignore that pop up message telling you to update your web browser? An online retailer in Australia plans to put a kind of tax on customers who shop using outdated browsers.
Posted In: Australia, technology, browsers, internet explorer

An alternative to the college degree?

Jun 8, 2012
New kinds of credentials could offer a cheaper path to a good job.
Posted In: Education, cost, technology, college

Is the airport pat-down coming to an end?

May 28, 2012
Maybe in the distant future. The Department of Homeland Security wants technology companies to design a scanning device that would replace the pat-down.
Posted In: airports, Homeland Security, technology

Why Facebook's IPO was slightly delayed

May 21, 2012
Facebook's first investors didn't lose their shirts. The company's stock is trading right where it started on Friday: 38 bucks a share. But the initial public offering didn't go exactly as planned. The start was delayed; computer systems locked up; and NASDAQ executives are promising to fix the problems.
Posted In: technology, Facebook, IPO

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