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    U.S. Cities Poised for Growth

    Some cities are showing signs the recession is nearing its end. They're not only keeping jobs and putting up (relatively) low foreclosure numbers, they're also setting up future growth with smart investments. To come up with a definitive list of the top cities that are ready to grow over the next few months, we’ve looked at some of the top ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: -7
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    What Not to Say to an IT Worker

    Photo: Lachlan Hardy/Flickr (CC) You need to know how to deal with different types of people in order to get along. Some are especially sensitive to certain things, like the conflict resolution rep that hates to hears insults around the office, even when they're said in jest. IT workers like us are no different. We take our geekiness seriously and ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail

    Why Google Android May Fail and Chrome OS Will Fail
    Android exists on a lot of products and appears to be successful, but the prognosis for the Chrome OS is dropping like a rock. This week, I thought I would go around and discuss Android with some of the folks who build and monitor the products and I got some interesting responses, which I will share here. There is an interesting ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: -25
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    Why CIOs Shouldn't Waste Time With Tablet Strategies - Plus 12 Hot Tablets!

    Why CIOs Shouldn't Waste Time With Tablet Strategies - Plus 12 Hot Tablets!
    Apple has always been considered a consumer technology company, not an enterprise one. Yet the success of its iPad has just about every enterprise-oriented hardware vendor out there, from Research in Motion to HP to Lenovo, introducing tablets to compete with the iPad. It isn't clear yet whether tablets will be a real game changer as laptops and PCs before them ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: -8
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    Why Nokia and Microsoft Can Challenge Apple and Beat Google

    Why Nokia and Microsoft Can Challenge Apple and Beat Google
    Nokia and Microsoft announced a strategic alliance that could define the futures of both firms. They had no choice because, right now, Apple is the company for both to beat. It isn’t Google with its Android offering, and you can confirm this by looking at the drama at Verizon and how T-Mobile positions itself against AT&T and Verizon. Revisiting the Unbeatable ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison

    The Nexus One vs. iPhone vs. Droid Price Comparison
    So you've read the earlier stories on the Android-based Nexus One phone and you're thinking about buying it. The extensive specs inside the beautiful hardware are taking over your mind, like a slow advancing army from the great Gadget Lust Nation (that you know exists). But before you take out your wallet and give in, you need to let the rush ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Top Tech Controversies of 2010

    The Top Tech Controversies of 2010
    This was a drama-filled year and I imagine a lot of people will look back on it and be very glad that it is over. Let’s revisit some of the big ones. And with each trip down memory lane, I’m going to suggest a title for a new reality TV or game show AppleGates: A Geeky Sitcom Over the last couple ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Our Favorite Techy Videos of the Year, So Far

    The Fall is here and it is cold and nasty. So what's a better way to stop thinking about it than checking out some of the most interesting tech-related videos of the past few months? Lean back and watch these funny and innovative videos that have recently popped up on this site and others around the web. If you want us ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Smart Meters, Dumb Backlash

    Smart Meters, Dumb Backlash
    Smart meters can save energy and money and prevent blackouts. So why did the residents of Bakersfield, California hate them so much? As Barack Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus bill in February of 2009, he promised it would “place smart meters in homes to make our energy bills lower, make outages less likely, and make it easier to use ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    In the Future, You Will Use Your Phone to Save Energy

    In the Future, You Will Use Your Phone to Save Energy
    Apps designed to integrate with your electricity meter and help you save are just starting to hit the market. What's available, and what's on the horizon? Smartphones are energy hogs. Just think about how much longer the battery in your cell phone from five years ago lasted as compared to your Android or iPhone's battery now. But while smartphones quickly suck ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    George Lucas Angry About Real Life "Lightsaber," Threatens to Sue

    George Lucas Angry About Real Life "Lightsaber," Threatens to Sue
    Early last month we covered Hong Kong-based Wicked Laser's new Spyder III Pro Arctic laser, a 1-watt beast capable of setting people's skin on fire and causing blindness.  In that article we compared the laser to a "lightsaber", as a humorous pop culture reference.  After all, the design looked much like the iconic Star Wars weapon.George Lucas, creator of Star Wars, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Report: Taliban Kills Afghan Elder Based on WikiLeaks Docs

    Report: Taliban Kills Afghan Elder Based on WikiLeaks Docs
    It's been a nightmarish last few months for U.S. Military officials.  First they discovered that a young soldier serving in Iraq had acted as a spy passing documents to the site Wikileaks.  Then they endured Wikileaks release of 90,000 U.S. Military documents -- many of them classified -- detailing their operations in Afghanistan.The Taliban, a radical Islamic militia in Afghanistan, announced ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Kin Phone Failure Weighing Heavily on Microsoft

    Kin Phone Failure Weighing Heavily on Microsoft
    Remember when the Zune phone was a hot news topic?  Those days are long gone.  Even as Windows Mobile 6.5 plunges in marketshare and Microsoft hurries to finish its replacement in time for the holidays, it's trying to come to grips with the loss of its first mobile phone hardware project - Kin.A summary article of the Kin debacle over at Mini-Microsoft, a blog site that follows Microsoft closely, had ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Web-enabled Devices Quickly Gobbling Up Current Supply of IP Addresses

    Web-enabled Devices Quickly Gobbling Up Current Supply of IP Addresses
    When the internet protocol  IPv4 was developed, mobile phones were not in heavy use and personal computers were not yet commonplace. Now computers, phones, automobiles and even appliances are connected to the web -- and the number of IP addresses that are readily available is dwindling fast.   IP addresses are unique numbers assigned to all devices that connect to the internet.  The IPv4 ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Best Business Travel Tips

    5 Best Business Travel Tips
    Whether traveling for business is an everyday occurrence, an occasional hindrance, or a lifelong dream, all business travelers can agree that if your job calls for travel, then being an efficient traveler is a must. We’ve got the five tips that’ll make your time en-route more productive and less stressful. #1 Know Which Airlines Offer Premium Economy Why? Because if your ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Why Can't Wikileaks and the U.S. Federal Gov't Get Their Acts Together?

    Why Can't Wikileaks and the U.S. Federal Gov't Get Their Acts Together?
    Our coverage of Wikileaks' landmark release of 90k U.S. military documents, many of them classifed, drew strong reactions -- some supportive, some very critical.  Some could not understand -- how could I criticize Wikileaks, when I had worked so hard to reveal the government's lack of transparency with its ACTA piracy treaty and other issues?  Here's why.Today we live in an ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Jobs Addresses iPhone "Antennagate"

    Jobs Addresses iPhone "Antennagate"
    Today at Apple's 1 p.m. EST, 10 a.m. PST press conference, Apple finally formally addressed the iPhone 4's faulty antenna, which its engineers reportedly warned it about last year, but it ignored.  Despite reports claiming that it might initiate a recall, Apple took a hard line, with most of its presentation boiling down to one word - denial.  But to Apple's ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Obama Test Drives Volt, Affirms Commitment to U.S. Car Makers

    Obama Test Drives Volt, Affirms Commitment to U.S. Car Makers
    Two years ago, General Motors and Chrysler stood on the verge of collapse.  No bank in the country was capable of undersigning such a huge bankruptcy.  The only possible resolution appeared to be complete liquidation to repay the companies' lenders, which would have decimated the American auto parts industry and left Ford Motor Company as the only major surviving America auto company.Instead U.S. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Dark Matter in the Sun May be Sustaining Life on Earth

    Dark Matter in the Sun May be Sustaining Life on Earth
    Is life on Earth possible thanks to a bizarre solar effect of dark matter?A mystery that has puzzled scientists for some time now is the solar composition problem.  The sun appears to have a much easier time transporting energy to the surface than standard models would predict based on traditional theories of its composition.  While the exact reason why this happens has been unclear, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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