Should the Internet have an 'off' switch?

A raging debate over new legislation, and its influence on the Internet, has tongues wagging and fingers pointing from Silicon Valley to Washington, D.C.

Dissoluble fishing line an eco-friendly success

At first glance, it's just looks like plain old fishing line - but the strong filament is actually a technological innovation made of special plastic that dissolves into carbon dioxide and water through the work of microorganisms ...

Kids who skip school are tracked by GPS

Frustrated by students habitually skipping class, police and school officials in Anaheim, Calif., are turning to GPS tracking to ensure they come to class.

Hi, I'm iPad. May I take your order?

The first time most folks visit this restaurant, it won't likely be for the food, wine or beer. It'll be for the iPads.

Even more than Mideast, China keeps firm grip on Internet

As Arab governments from Bahrain to Yemen and the clerical rulers in Iran alike wrestle with how to get a grip on the Internet's role in spreading unrest, the Communist Party in Beijing has steadily applied one of the world's ...

Solar goes Hyper in the U.S.

As the U.S. government continues to heap billions in subsidies to the world's wealthiest coal and oil companies, the solar industry has been struggling to make it in the United States. This is sad for many reasons, not the ...

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