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Intel Working on Black Box for Smart Cars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel revealed their aircraft-style black box last week at their research showcase in Santa Clara, California. The device can send video footage of driver's behavior during an accident to the police and insurance ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Engineering weblog
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Feds: Colleges must have blind-friendly gadgets

(AP) -- Federal officials are requiring colleges that use Kindles and other electronic book readers in the classroom to make sure the gadgets have accommodations for blind and vision-impaired students.

dateJun 29, 2010 in Other
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Environmental damage looms in Nigerian lead crisis

(AP) -- As masked Nigerian environmental experts examined a communal well in a village where more than 60 children were killed by lead poisoning, barefoot kids streaked with dust sat on the contaminated ground, running their ...

dateJun 11, 2010 in Environment
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Project puts 1M books online for blind, dyslexic

(AP) -- Even as audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books, the number of titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is minuscule.

dateMay 06, 2010 in Internet
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