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The New Laptops

It’s not your parent’s laptop: new models offer a wide range of different configurations for every need and taste.

dateJan 25, 2006 in feature
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Quantum Computing Steps Forward

With the University of Michigan’s latest production of a quantum chip, it’s another step forward for quantum computers that will someday dwarf the abilities of today’s machines. ...

dateJan 20, 2006 in feature
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Europe Crafts Own Search Engine

Europe is planning to introduce its own Internet search engine, reports the Associated Press. Dubbed Quaero, the engine is considered Europe's answer to Google, but the chances of it making the same global ...

dateJan 18, 2006 in
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New personal computer design wins Microsoft competition

Two Purdue University industrial designers won a grand prize at an international competition co-sponsored by Microsoft Corp. for a new personal computer design that may change the way people watch movies, listen ...

dateJan 13, 2006 in
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Top 10 things seen at CES

I realize that in the grand scheme of things readers don't care whether the job of a reporter is made easier or not. But I must admit that one of the cooler things at the show was that Sony, Phillips, Delphi ...

dateJan 09, 2006 in
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Protecting Your Computer: Part 1 - Common Sense

by Philip Dunn Believe it or not, the most important defense for your computer is not an anti-virus program or a firewall, but your own brain. The way you use your computer determines how secure it is. ...

dateJan 09, 2006 in feature
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The Web: Women vs. men online

Men and women use the Internet rather differently, with women employing e-mail more often than men to communicate with family and friends, but with men logging online more frequently to obtain news or sports updates, experts ...

dateJan 04, 2006 in
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CES comes to Vegas

From Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, Las Vegas is going to be flooded with electronic geeks and gear heads from around the world as they prepare to host one of the largest conventions in the world, The Consumer Electronic ...

dateJan 02, 2006 in
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Commentary: Living forever

Praised as the Thomas Edison of the 21st century, Ray Kurzweil was selected as one of "16 revolutionaries who made America," along with the great inventors of the past two centuries.

dateDec 29, 2005 in
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The Web: Fifteen years of browsing

Fifteen years ago this Christmas week, Tim Berners-Lee, an obscure scientist working in a European laboratory, invented the Internet browser, now a fixture of the digital economy, experts tell United Press ...

dateDec 28, 2005 in
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Mesh networking to fill in wireless gaps

When wireless networking was first introduced to the public in the late 90s and early 2000s, it received a mixed response. Some were interested in the idea of completely unfettered Internet access throughout a given area. ...

dateDec 15, 2005 in
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