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  • Agency Weighs the Need for a ‘Black Box’ in Cars Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 11:45 AM ET
    Car on road

    Federal safety regulators, who allowed auto companies to voluntarily install event data recorders on their vehicles a few years ago, are now looking into whether the systems should be required, the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday.

  • Gadgets in Emergency Vehicles Seen as Peril Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 12:13 PM ET
    Computer in police car.

    The drivers say technology is a huge boon for their jobs, saving valuable seconds and providing instant access to essential information. But it also presents a clear risk — even the potential to take a life while they are trying to save one.

  • Sony Reveals Details, Name of its Motion Controller Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 4:06 AM ET
    Sony's Playstation Move

    After months of mystery, Sony has started spilling the beans about its upcoming motion control device.

  • Next-Generation Job: Mobile Application Developer Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 5:50 PM ET
    Mobile app developer

    Joe Hankin was on the fast track to law school. The 25-year-old Maryland native graduated early from Brown University and soon landed a paralegal job at a corporate law firm in New York City. After two and a half years, however, he had a change of heart.

  • The Lithium Chase Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 11:59 AM ET
    Bolivian chemical engineer Monica Aguirre poses with plastic containers with brine at a pilot lithium plant in Uyini, Bolivia. The Uyuni Salt flats has one of the biggest reserves of lithium in the world, estimated in 100,000 metric tons.

    For many years, few metals drew bigger yawns from mining executives than lithium, a lightweight element long associated mostly with mood-stabilizing drugs. Suddenly, the yawns are being replaced by eurekas.

  • Google, China to Solve Dispute Soon: Google CEO Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 10:07 AM ET

    Google and China will resolve their differences over censorship and an alleged attack on Google's service "soon", Eric Schmidt, the Chief Executive of Google, told reporters in Abu Dhabi where he takes part in the emirate's first ever Media Summit.

  • Ads Posted on Facebook Strike Some as Off-Key Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | 12:05 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook, the world’s biggest social network, is selling more ad spots to big companies like Wal-Mart Stores, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo. But the site’s pages are also home to countless ads from smaller companies that can be funny, weird or just plain creepy

  • Viacom and Hulu Part Ways Wednesday, 3 Mar 2010 | 10:48 AM ET
    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

    In the first major fracture between television show owners and the wildly popular Hulu.com, Viacom will remove “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” “The Colbert Report” and other Comedy Central programs from the video site next week.

  • Yahoo Is Marching Forward, We'll Prove It: CEO Bartz Tuesday, 2 Mar 2010 | 2:15 PM ET

    Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday that the market is undervaluing the Internet company, which will continue to focus on generating more advertising, revenue, and a larger customer base under her leadership.

  • Redrawing the Route to Online Privacy Sunday, 28 Feb 2010 | 9:21 AM ET
    Fingers typing on a keyboard, close-up.

    On the Internet, things get old fast. One prime candidate for the digital dustbin, it seems, is the current approach to protecting privacy on the Internet, The New York Times reports.

  • H.P., Tech Powerhouse, Stumbles in Smartphones Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 10:48 AM ET
    The iPaq Glisten smartphone by Hewlett-Packard.

    Hewlett-Packard is one of the world’s most successful makers of desktop computers, laptops, servers and printers, but in smartphones, H.P. has been on a steady slide into irrelevance. The New York Times explains.

  • Apple Bans Some Apps for Sex-Tinged Content Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    On The Go Girls "Screen Wash" app for iPhone

    Apple has started banning many applications for its iPhone that feature sexually suggestive material, including photos of women in bikinis and lingerie, a move that came as an abrupt surprise to developers who had been profiting from such programs.

  • Networks Wary of Apple’s Push to Cut Show Prices Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 11:33 AM ET
    Workers apply the Apple logo to the exterior of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for an Apple special event January 26, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

    If Apple cut the price of each TV episode in half - to 99 cents, from $1.99 - would sales on iTunes increase enough to offset the price drop? Experiments are under way to find out, and the head of the nation’s No. 1 television network, CBS, indicated last week that some shows, at least, would be priced under a dollar in the future.

  • For Chip Makers, the Next Battle Is in Smartphones Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    Models show Samsung Electronics Co's Android smartphones during the unveiling ceremony on February 4, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea.

    Over the decades, legions of microchip companies have found themselves reeling, even wiped out financially, from trying to produce some of the most complex objects made by humans for the lowest possible price. Now, the chip wars are about to become even more bloody.

  • Jobs Is Said to Assist With Book on His Life Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 11:37 AM ET
    Apple CEO, Steve Jobs

    A handful of presumptive biographers have, over the years, tried to tell the remarkable story of Steven P. Jobs: the youthful visionary who, after being ousted from Apple, the company he helped to found, triumphantly returned to lead a new era of high-tech innovation.

  • In Japan, the Hummer Is Now Officially Green Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 11:31 AM ET
    Hummer H3

    Starting this week, Japanese buyers of the hulking power machines from General Motors receive a 250,000 yen subsidy under Japan’s new, looser fuel-efficiency standards for imported cars.

  • Report Warns Silicon Valley Could Lose Its Edge Thursday, 11 Feb 2010 | 10:49 AM ET

    Silicon Valley’s economy is sputtering and risks permanently stalling, according to an annual report by a group of researchers in the region.

  • As Data Flows In, the Dollars Flow Out Tuesday, 9 Feb 2010 | 10:47 AM ET

    It used to be that a basic $25-a-month phone bill was your main telecommunications expense. But by 2004, the average American spent $770.95 annually on services like cable television, Internet connectivity and video games, according to data from the Census Bureau. By 2008, that number rose to $903, outstripping inflation. By the end of this year, it is expected to have grown to $997.07. Add another $1,000 or more for cellphone service and the average family is spending as much on entertainment over devices as they are on dining out or buying gasoline.

  • For Apple, iPad Said More Than Intended Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 10:27 AM ET

    Apple has generated a lot of chatter with its new iPad tablet. But it may not be quite the conversation it wanted. The New York Times explains.

  • Cisco CEO: Tech Companies Benefit First in Recovery Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 8:59 AM ET

    Technology companies are the first companies to get a boost from a recovering economy as more companies upgrade their technology, said John Chambers, CEO of Cisco.

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