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Apple patent would enforce parental controls on texting

Patent application covers "systems, devices, and methods" that allow someone to, among other things, block messages containing "forbidden content." Plus, it's a study aid.

By October 13, 2010


Joule patents fuel made from water, sunlight, CO2

Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.

By September 14, 2010


Sony, McAfee, sued over software activation patent

Uniloc USA is also suing Activision, Quark, others as follow-up to a similar suit filed against Microsoft over software activation tech.

By July 30, 2010


BOL 1066: Tinfoil phones

We finally get to the bottom of why Apple rejected the Google Voice app, how not to get caught for being a thief over Facebook, and we have plenty of sympathy for Palm.

By September 18, 2009


Woz picks up the stench of Buenos Aires

Steve Wozniak's attempt at the Argentine tango doesn't curry much more favor with the judges than his worm. He, however, claims the geeks will inherit the Earth.

By March 30, 2009


The Woz 2: Less Buddy Holly, more Buddy Wall-E

Steve Wozniak's second "Dancing with the Stars" performance proves that he's a survivor, though one of the judges compares him to Wall-E (as in rather rusty).

By March 16, 2009


Dancing with the Woz: 'A Teletubby going mad'

It's a tough beginning for Steve Wozniak on "Dancing with the Stars," as his cha-cha does not get cha-charitable judgment from the experts.

By March 9, 2009


DVR imperfection leads to 'Lost' night

Without ads, you miss all those promos alerting you to your favorite shows.

By January 23, 2009


'The Office', 'CSI', and 'Ugly Betty' get it

Three popular TV shows demonstrate how the Web can extend their reach to not only get in front of their fans, but provide a venue for participation and interaction.

By January 25, 2008


Oops! Yahoo dumps Britney

Environment, YouTube and troubled stars top Yahoo's Top Trends in 2007 lists.

By December 3, 2007