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U.S. Air Force Designates Six Cybertools As Weapons
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U.S. Air Force Designates Six Cybertools As Weapons

Six cybertools have been designated as weapons by the U.S. Air Force, allowing the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an Air Force...

The Untold Story Behind Apple's $13,000 Operating System
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The Untold Story Behind Apple's $13,000 Operating System

In the common retelling of Apple's history, it was Steve Jobs' and Steve Wozniak's second computer, the Apple II, that launched their fledgling company toward stratospheric...

An Ecuadorian Silicon Valley: Pipeline to the Future or Pipe Dream?
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An Ecuadorian Silicon Valley: Pipeline to the Future or Pipe Dream?

First, let's review the plan for Yachay, the name chosen for the Ecuadorian government's planned "City of Knowledge" already under construction at a rural location...

Feds Crack Down on Mobile-Phone Spammers
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Feds Crack Down on Mobile-Phone Spammers

The U.S Federal Trade Commission said today that it is cracking down on marketers that are allegedly bombarding consumers with hundreds of millions of unwanted on...

Meet the Man Who Would Make Blackberry Apps Cool
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Meet the Man Who Would Make Blackberry Apps Cool

Alec Saunders needed a little bait.

Google Glass Hackathons Coming Up in SF and NY
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Google Glass Hackathons Coming Up in SF and NY

Google announced that it is throwing two hackathons for developers to get to know and work on its Google Glass project. The people allowed to participate in the...

The Secret to Creating Cell Phones For Seniors
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The Secret to Creating Cell Phones For Seniors

Allen Calvin earned a doctorate in experimental psychology, was a consulting professor at Stanford University, and is currently the president of Palo Alto University...

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Apple R&D Spending Up Nearly 40 Percent in 2012

Apple increased the amount it spent on research and development during 2012, though it remained a fraction of its overall spending.

Steven Sinofsky: Microsoft's Controversial Mr. Windows 8
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Steven Sinofsky: Microsoft's Controversial Mr. Windows 8

Two years ago, Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie was working on a file synchronization technology that would make stashing and grabbing pictures, documents...

Ftc Offers $50,000 to Robocall Killers
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Ftc Offers $50,000 to Robocall Killers

The Federal Trade Commission is offering a cash reward of $50,000 to whoever develops a solution to block robotic calling on both landlines and mobiles.

Why Google Glass Is the Next Frontier For Developers
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Why Google Glass Is the Next Frontier For Developers

When Google co-founder Sergey Brin demoed Google Glass, the search giant's attempt to build a next-generation wearable computer, with skydivers live streaming their...

Meet the Intel Man Who's Out to Beat Arm in Smartphones
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Meet the Intel Man Who's Out to Beat Arm in Smartphones

It's not often you meet someone in the tech industry for whom the only way is up, but Intel's Michael A. Bell is one of those people.

How Nvidia Can Accelerate the Graphics in Your Apps
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How Nvidia Can Accelerate the Graphics in Your Apps

If you want to create some pretty apps, look to Nvidia.

Paper from FiftyThree Hits 1.5 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
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Paper from FiftyThree Hits 1.5 Million Downloads in Two Weeks

Former Microsoft employees who worked on the ill-fated Courier dual-screen tablet and started their own mobile-development house have hit some early success.

The Robots Are Coming! Better Get Used to It
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The Robots Are Coming! Better Get Used to It

For those of you reluctant to welcome our new robot overloads, it might be time to reconsider your stance.

Why 'big Data' Is a Magnet For Startups
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Why 'big Data' Is a Magnet For Startups

Armies of entrepreneurs are trying to make money sifting through mountains of data from the Web and other sources, but one of the biggest challenges is simply getting...
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