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Quad-core Snapdragon S4 is firing up for laptop wars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google is moving toward social; Facebook is moving to search; and now the chip kings are doing a similar dance into different territory. Intel is muscling in on smartphones and Qualcomm wants ...

Apr 03, 2012 report
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Review: New iPad screen is eye-opening upgrade

(AP) -- Beware the new iPad, not because it's an inferior product, but because it's a superior one. Using one is like living the life of a millionaire for a day, then getting dumped back in your regular life. Your eyes are ...

Mar 21, 2012
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'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate change

Climate change is coming to SimCity. A new version of the city-building computer game that factors in real-world consequences of energy choices has won endorsements from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and the director of the ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Microsoft sees future in Windows 8 amid iPad rise

(AP) -- Microsoft is scrambling to preserve what's left of its kingdom. Since the company released its Windows operating system in 1985, most of the sequels have been variations on the same theme. Not that ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Stealing for science

Students at the University of Twente (The Netherlands) have stolen thirty laptops from various members of the university’s staff. They were not prosecuted for this, so they could just get on with their studies. Indeed, ...

Feb 17, 2012
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GPS court ruling leaves US phone tracking unclear

A US Supreme Court decision requiring a warrant to place a GPS device on the car of a criminal suspect leaves unresolved the bigger issue of police tracking using mobile phones, legal experts say.

Feb 11, 2012
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No future without scarce metals

It is not just in laptop computers, mobile telephones and LED screens that scarce metals are to be found but also in solar cells, batteries for mobile technologies and many other similar applications. The ...

Jan 31, 2012
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Judge's order raises issue over encrypted evidence

A federal judge has ordered a woman to provide an unencrypted version of her laptop's hard drive in a ruling that raises the question of whether turning over a password amounts to self-incrimination.

Jan 25, 2012
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