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Top 12 Flying Car Experiments

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 07:51
There have been scores of attempts to build an actual flying car since the 1920s but none has ever entered mass production.

BMW reveals its new electric future

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 07:43
BMW has pulled the wraps off two brand new 'i' cars, the company's first ever electric cars.

Mark Zuckerberg's sister quits Facebook to start own web empire

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 06:06
Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Randi, has resigned from her senior role at Facebook to start her own social media company.

Short And Tweet: The Top 7 Tweets Of The Week

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 05:11
Short and Tweet, our weekly series, brings you the newsiest, most buzzworthy tweets of the past seven days. What's in store this week?

Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 05:06
LAS VEGAS -- Hackers are out to stymie your smartphone. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's popular Android operating system.

One month with Google+: why this social network has legs

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 04:49
Can Google's new social network, Google+, survive in a Facebook world? We were skeptical too, but after one month of using the service every day, we think Google+ has real potential.

Kids and Hackers, Oh My! DefCon Adds Kids Track

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 04:23
Kids and Hackers, Oh My! DefCon Adds Kids Track

The Technology of the Chilean Miners, One Year Later [Pics]

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 01:41
A new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History looks back at the objects of their 69-day entrapment

Creative Commons images and you: a quick guide for image users

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 00:16
From the blogger who's looking to spice up a post to the hacker who needs a punchy image for her startup's Facebook ad, everyone is turning to freely and easily available Creative Commons content for a quick image fix. But is the license for the image you found compatible with the use to which you're putting it? Our quick guide is here to help.

Motorola KORE could be vendor’s upcoming quad-core tablet

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 00:07
Motorola is rumored to be working on a new tablet with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich a 4:3 aspect ratio like Apple's iPad. Fusible did a bit of digging

Microsoft Continues To Bleed Mobile Market Share, Despite WP7

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 22:45
Windows Phone 7 was supposed to reverse Microsoft's declining market share, prove that the company was capable of designing a product that could stand against the best Android and Apple had to offer, and re-establish the company as a major player in the smartphone space. Despite generally positive reviews, WP7 has failed to improve Redmond's...

Anonymous antics spark hacker feud

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 20:51
Hackers bent on derailing Anonymous clashed with members of the notorious group at a DefCon gathering in Las Vegas late Saturday.

Planet of the iPad

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 20:43
The neat thing about the Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie is that starting about a third of the way through and definitely for the last third you're rooting for the apes. In the tipsy turvy world of Streaming, once you get over the first $10 dollars, everything else feels like it's free. It's a marketing mirage but then again the Walrus wasn't Paul. The perception is everything, even when the reception is intermittent.

Some Trending Topics are More Equal than Others

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 20:17
A look at which types of trending topics can be captured in Twitter data, the important ways they can be characterized, and the key distinguishing features of trends.

And When Even The Death Penalty Doesn’t Deter Copying, What Then?

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 19:05
This week has seen some disturbing news. British Telecom has been sued into censoring Newzbin2, and domain seizures in the United States were motivated and justified by the flabbergasting “they can have free speech in another country if they like”. In the United Kingdom, it appears that legislation to deny people basic communication and fundamental rights still move ahead. In France, the first innocent victims of such schemes are just appearing.

Stopping threats like Operation Shady RAT

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 16:12
Security used to be fairly straightforward -- put boundaries around your infrastructure holding business data. Today, with the rapid adoption of cloud and mobile computing, and the overall consumerization of IT, traditional boundaries have become fluid, which means companies must protect the data itself.

Yahoo Wins Over Users, but Not Advertisers

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 15:32
As a something-for-everyone site, Yahoo has plenty of satisfied users. But that has not translated into strong ad revenue growth.

Hacking encouraged, even prized, at Vegas geek fest

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 15:13
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - There was a whole lot of hacking going on in Sin City this weekend -- and right under the noses of federal agents.But in a sign of a time when cybersecurity is at the forefront...

Researchers: Anonymous and Lulzsec Need to Focus their Chaos

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 14:14
The online vigilante groups Anonymous and LulzSec are weakening their cause with scattershot attacks and need to get more intelligent and focused, according to

Amy: How Twitter Broke the News

Sun, 08/07/2011 - 12:33
News of Amy Winehouse’s tragic death hit Twitter 20 minutes after she was found. Stylist profiles its rise from social network to ground-breaking news source.