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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 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    An Important Message from the Editor of InsideTech

    An Important Message from the Editor of InsideTech
    In today's uncertain economic times, you - like many others - are probably focusing on saving more and spending less. You may be anxious about your job security, salary and employment opportunities. Over the years, I've found the best way to combat stress is to put together a plan and stick to it. Here at InsideTech we are 100% focused on ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Report: Google to Dump Windows Internally Due to Security Concerns

    Report: Google to Dump Windows Internally Due to Security Concerns
    Google is one of the most creative and powerful tech companies in the world, thus its actions are scrutinized at times.  However, it's hard not to see a bit of significance in this one -- Google is reportedly phasing out Windows due to security concerns.News of the plan broke as Google remains reeling from a major intrusion by Chinese hackers which occurred using ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Missing Human Evolutionary Ancestor Discovered in Africa

    Missing Human Evolutionary Ancestor Discovered in Africa
    When you talk to a biochemist or biologist at a university level these days about the "evolutionary debate" they're likely to laugh; after all if you are knowledgeable modern scientist, you know that the vast body of molecular, genetic, fossil, anatomical, and field biology evidence all points to the same thing -- that organisms evolved via natural selection and genetic drift ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Sony Unveils "Rolling" Screen

    Sony Unveils "Rolling" Screen
    Sony has long been working on a new generation of displays that are flexible enough to be bent and shaped around an object. The first of these flexible OLED displays to be seen from Sony surfaced in 2007. The display offered 16.7 million colors and was 0.3mm thick with a resolution of 160 x 120 and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio.Sony has now ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    BP Robots Place Cap Over Well Leak

    BP Robots Place Cap Over Well Leak
    After last week's disappointing endeavor with the top kill procedure, BP has placed a containment cap over the leaking well pipe on Thursday with intentions of ceasing at least 90 percent of the flow of oil into the ocean.  With the use of robot submarines, BP was able to cut the remains of the damaged riser pipe and lower the containment cap over the leaking ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Ex-Hacker Calls on Wikileaks Head to Step Down After Questionable Posts

    Ex-Hacker Calls on Wikileaks Head to Step Down After Questionable Posts
    Yesterday we posted that Adrian Lamo became only the second source in Wikileaks history to become outed as a source.  The site appears to have purposefully let loose the information in its personal vendetta against Lamo for turning in Army leaker Bradley Manning. We have since established contact with Nadim Kobeissi, a hacker whose conversations with Adrian Lamo were also leaked.  ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Congress Looks to Block Anonymous Prepaid Phone Sales to Fight Terrorism

    Congress Looks to Block Anonymous Prepaid Phone Sales to Fight Terrorism
    Getting an anonymous prepaid phone may get a lot harder in the U.S.  A new bill introduced by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and John Cornyn (R-TX) would require buyers of prepaid cell phones to show ID at the point of purchase, and would require phone companies to store this info for law enforcement purposes.The move comes after the revelation that the terrorism suspect ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Man Claims to Own 84% of Facebook

    Man Claims to Own 84% of Facebook
    Facebook is no stranger to controversy. Typically, the controversy surrounds new changes to the social network's privacy standards. As the largest social network online, Facebook boasts many millions of users across the world.The last legal proceeding having to do with the social network was identified when Germany sued Facebook for violating the privacy of its users. The accusation in the suit ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Business PC Age Highest in a Decade, 74 Percent Running Windows XP

    Business PC Age Highest in a Decade, 74 Percent Running Windows XP
    Even as Windows 7 adoption in the business world heats up, Microsoft's Tammi Reller, Windows team CVP, has dropped some startling numbers that some say show just how poorly Windows Vista did.At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, Reller stated that Microsoft's internal data indicates that 74 percent of business worldwide still run on Windows XP - an operating system that was released almost a decade ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Microsoft Responds to Google's Security Rejection

    Microsoft Responds to Google's Security Rejection
    Yesterday we contacted Microsoft seeking comment on the news that Google was dumping Windows at its headquarters due to "security concerns" and instead offering employees a choice between only a Mac or a Linux system.  The official response we received was that there was no response -- Microsoft wasn't yet commenting on the news.This morning, Windows Team member Brandon LeBlanc did at last issue an ...
    Published over 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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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