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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 about 8 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    IPhone Contractor Sued by 44 Employees Over Poisoning

    IPhone Contractor Sued by 44 Employees Over Poisoning
    It seems as though Chinese electronics manufacturing contractors are having a few issues lately with poisoning their workers. In April, DailyTech reported on a case involving Samsung workers developing leukemia while working in semiconductor plants. Today, we're learning that iPhone contractor Wintek is being sued by 44 workers in China over reported poisoning. The workers claim that they were poisoned by ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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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 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated: -8
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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    Facebook, MySpace Vow to Stop Sharing Your Private Info With Advertisers

    Facebook, MySpace Vow to Stop Sharing Your Private Info With Advertisers
    MySpace and Facebook have both found themselves in trouble of late, with customers complaining about the revelation that the companies were sharing private information with advertisers, despite promises that user information would not be shared in the Terms of Service. Facebook was perhaps the worst offender with this.  Its CEO has insisted at times that customers don't really care about privacy.  And it has rolled out multiple changes to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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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 almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Allowing Computing Errors Could Help Boost Chip Efficiency, Power

    Allowing Computing Errors Could Help Boost Chip Efficiency, Power
    Modern computer processor engineers face a myriad of problems as they scrabble to create more powerful chips. This is especially true of Intel and AMD, who together produce nearly all of the processors used in consumer grade desktops, laptops, tablets, and netbooks.Two of the most immediate problems are transistor size and heat dissipation as a byproduct of increased power requirements to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    IBM Patent Application Describes "Intelligent" Stop Lights That Turn Off Cars

    IBM Patent Application Describes "Intelligent" Stop Lights That Turn Off Cars
    Running red lights and failure to stop leads to untold numbers of traffic accidents around the world. Sitting at a red light with cars idling also burns fuel that really isn’t needed.IBM has filed a patent application that outlines a system that would turn the motors of a car off at a traffic light to conserve fuel. Few will take issue with green ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -3
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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 almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    U.S. Committed to Greenhouse Gas Cuts, China Prefers "Voluntary" Effort

    U.S. Committed to Greenhouse Gas Cuts, China Prefers "Voluntary" Effort
    While it is unknown definitively whether manmade greenhouse gases are playing a role in climate change, or exactly what that role may be, many scientists and politicians support early studies which suggest a link between carbon dioxide emissions and a global warming trend.  They want the international community to band together to make drastic cuts to the global CO budget.  The ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Honda Hopes to Develop EV Battery Breakthrough with China's Help

    Honda Hopes to Develop EV Battery Breakthrough with China's Help
    While Honda is usually a  pioneer in the automotive industry with innovative devices and vehicles, the company has been a bit behind when it comes to EV production in comparison to other auto giants. Honda has posed the argument that EV vehicles are far from being successful because of a lack of any real advances in battery technology. Now, it seems as though Honda ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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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 almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    NBC, Time Warner Willing to Ditch iPad for Flash

    NBC, Time Warner Willing to Ditch iPad for Flash
    Apple has had a pretty good week. They've become the most valuable tech company with their $221.1 billion market cap that beat Microsoft's $219.2 billion, and Apple shares closed down $1.17 to $244.05 while Microsoft's fell $1.06 to $25.01. What Apple CEO Steve Jobs might not be so happy about is the tough audience of some media firms he faced in Hollywood who ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Navy Weighs in on Video Games to Whip Recruits into Shape

    Navy Weighs in on Video Games to Whip Recruits into Shape
    The Navy has frequently been seen in the headlines  for advancements made from using hardware technology to get its aircraft and fighting vehicles into shape; it may now turn to software technology to get its newest recruits in motion and out onto the playing field.Navy officials are weighing in on using interactive video games like the Nintendo Wii and Dance Dance Revolution to help ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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