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    Stanford Study: Few Experts Support Global Warming Skepticism

    Stanford Study: Few Experts Support Global Warming Skepticism
    Stanford University  recently conducted a study that shows a minimal number of scientists who do not accept that human beings have contributed to the Earth's climate change have "far less expertise and prominence in climate research" than scientists who do believe climate change has been affected by humans.  The university came to these conclusions by analyzing the number of research papers published "by more than ...
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    Redesigned Traffic Light Could Assist the Color Blind

    Redesigned Traffic Light Could Assist the Color Blind
    Color blindness is a common optical disease that impacts many Americans.  Known medically as Daltonism or deuteranopia.  In the U.S., 7 percent of the male population (about 10.5 million people) and 0.4 percent of the female population (approximately 620,000 people) suffer from the most common form of color blindness, red-green color blindness. Globally, over 200 million people are believed to be colorblind. In some countries -- ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Tesla Reveals Three New Upcoming Vehicles in Preparation for IPO

    Tesla Reveals Three New Upcoming Vehicles in Preparation for IPO
    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has nearly succeeded in bringing his company public, despite personal financial issues that have prevented him from pouring more venture capital into the firm.  The initial public offering was announced in late January, but is on the verge of completion - possibly coming as soon as next week.This will be the first major IPO of an American automaker ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    So Long Privacy: Apple Bans Apps, Music for Customers Who Opt Out of Tracking

    So Long Privacy: Apple Bans Apps, Music for Customers Who Opt Out of Tracking
    Apple recently has come under fire for engaging in a campaign of moralistic censorship when it comes to the applications it allows on its mobile devices.  That campaign is perhaps made more ironic by Apple's iconic 1984 commercial, in which it depicted itself as the face of freedom, taking down Big Brother.  Now with a new announcement that it will be ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    BP Buys 32 of Kevin Costner's Oil Separating Machines

    BP Buys 32 of Kevin Costner's Oil Separating Machines
    The ongoing leak of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico has reached epic proportions and shows no signs of stopping. All attempts to stop the leak of crude oil into the Gulf have failed thus far leaving the only option for the time being to clean the oil from the waters of the Gulf as quickly as possible.Actor Kevin Costner ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    New Suit Against Limewire Could Total 15 Times Music Industry's Yearly Income

    New Suit Against Limewire Could Total 15 Times Music Industry's Yearly Income
    Napster fell.  Kazaa fell.  And now the RIAA is waging an all out war to try to ensure Limewire follows in its P2P ancestors' footsteps. Even as the move industry turns its efforts to suing thousands of BitTorrent users, the music industry is waging its own hard-fought war against filesharers.  After a long and unprofitable legal crusade, the RIAA has largely turned ...
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    California Bill Proposes Digital License Plates with Advertisements

    California Bill Proposes Digital License Plates with Advertisements
    A staple of summer road trips for generations has players competing to find the strangest state license plates as the family travels the highways. This game could get a new wrinkle if California passes a bill that turns the states license plates into digital versions of the current metal plates.The California legislature is looking at a bill that would allow the ...
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    Starbucks Wi-Fi Goes Free, Unregistered

    Starbucks Wi-Fi Goes Free, Unregistered
    Back in 2008 Starbucks began offering iPhone owners free Wi-Fi.  Since that time, it has slowly expanded free Wi-Fi benefits to other groups, including Green card and Gold card members.  To get 2-hours of free Wi-Fi, you had to use your card and sign up for a complementary account from AT&T.Now Starbucks has posted some exciting news on its corporate Twitter account.  Representative Brad Nelson writes: ...
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    Legal Firm Plans to Threaten up to 150,000 U.S. Citizens for Film Downloads

    Legal Firm Plans to Threaten up to 150,000 U.S. Citizens for Film Downloads
    Voltage Pictures, the producers of the film The Hurt Locker, made good on threats, filing suit against 5,000 owners of IP connections on which bittorrent downloads and uploads of the movie occurred.  The movie's producer even went as far as to say they hoped one critic of the lawsuit's family and kids ended up in jail.Now the legal brains behind the epic lawsuit, the U.S. Copyright ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    AT&T Accidentally Exposes Billing Information, Addresses of iPhone 4 Buyers

    AT&T Accidentally Exposes Billing Information, Addresses of iPhone 4 Buyers
    Security is a lot like combating illness -- sometimes you have a relatively minor issue that affects many people, other times you have a major issue that only affects a few.  AT&T's iPad email leak and its ramifications were bad enough, but AT&T's latest breach appears to be even worse.This morning the iPhone 4 preorder process was having some serious denial ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Ubisoft Will Allow Gamers to "Beat It" With New Michael Jackson Game

    Ubisoft Will Allow Gamers to "Beat It" With New Michael Jackson Game
    Ubisoft  announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that it will release an interactive video game (currently unnamed) based on the song and dance moves of the "King of Pop" just in time for the holidays.  The motion-sensing game will be among the first to use Kinect and Move, the motion-detecting camera systems for Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.  The launch of the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    AT&T: We Reveal Hackers' Locales

    AT&T: We Reveal Hackers' Locales
    AT&T's iPad 3G customers may soon be getting a lot more spam.  Last week, security analysts with Goatse Security exploited AT&T's overly permissive web interface to obtain 114,000 email addresses of iPad 3G buyers, including a host of A-list politicians, military officials, business chiefs, and celebrities.  Goatse Security previously indicated that it may have disclosed the flaw to interested third parties before it was closed, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    A Solution to BP's Huge Spill? Blow it up With Huge Bomb, Says Top Marine

    A Solution to BP's Huge Spill? Blow it up With Huge Bomb, Says Top Marine
    Oil continues to pour out of the remains of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig and into the Gulf of Mexico.  BP has sawed off the riser pipe, allowing it to successfully deploy a containment dome.  However, the containment dome is only capturing approximately half the oil spilling out of the pipe -- and sawing off the riser pipe increased oil flow ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Microsoft Announces New "Kinect" Hardware Control for Xbox 360

    Microsoft Announces New "Kinect" Hardware Control for Xbox 360
    It was this time last year that Microsoft first revealed its motion controller for the Xbox 360, Project Natal. Today, Microsoft has officially announced the controller and has given it a new name. The new accessory is now called "Kinect for Xbox 360" and will be available this November. As you may recall, Kinect is an add-on USB peripheral for the ...
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    Scientists Create Underwear That Could Save Lives

    Scientists Create Underwear That Could Save Lives
    Big Brother could soon be monitoring the unlikeliest of places.  Researchers in California are working on creating "smarty pants"  for U.S. troops. The "smart", durable biosensor briefs have been designed to monitor the bodily systems of American soldiers and may eventually help save lives.  According to Reuters, the technology was developed at the University of California San Diego by nano-engineering professor Joseph Wang and his team."This specific ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Stanford Poll Shows 75 Percent of Americans Believe in Global Warming

    Stanford Poll Shows 75 Percent of Americans Believe in Global Warming
    Researchers at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University conducted a survey that shows three out of four Americans believe in global warming and want the government to establish laws to stop it. The survey was funded by the National Science Foundation and administered in June 2010 by Woods Institute Senior Fellow Jon Krosnick, a professor of communication and political science at Stanford University. From June ...
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    Apple Introduces iPhone 4

    Apple Introduces iPhone 4
    When it comes to the looks of the Apple's latest iPhone, everything seems old hat. The exterior of the phone was revealed nearly two months ago when Gizmodo gave a full shakedown on the device. While the fallout from that incident could be talked about for another 2,000+ words, we'd rather spend the time talking about the new features of the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Apple and Others May Increase Prices as Wages in China Rise

    Apple and Others May Increase Prices as Wages in China Rise
    According to  The New York Times, increases in the labor costs of manufacturing in China may lead to price increases in the U.S. and abroad.The issue of Chinese workers' wages has been brought into the media spotlight following a string of deaths of workers at Foxconn's facility that manufactures the iPad and iPhone.  Most of the deaths were suicides, but at least one ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Parents Fight to Ban Educational Math Game for Being Too "Violent"

    Parents Fight to Ban Educational Math Game for Being Too "Violent"
    Video games have their perpetual enemies -- poor adaptation, perverts, and slipping release deadlines.  However, perhaps the most insidious foe of video games is the perennial cry to ban games because they are too "violent", too "addictive", or feature too many "adult themes."Albuquerque, New Mexico fell victim to this familiar foe when it tried to educate children using a mathematics-themed video game.  The local schools received ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Google Gives European Regulators Data Copied from Open Networks

    Google Gives European Regulators Data Copied from Open Networks
    Google has found itself mired in legal proceedings and bad press after it was forced to admit in mid-May that its Street View vehicles had accidentally recorded "payload data" from open wireless networks. Google admits that it was recording SSID and MAC addresses on secure networks, but maintains it was not aware that the payload data from open networks was being captured until ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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