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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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Hacker Guccifer strikes again, nabbing 'Downton Abbey' script

Not only did the hacker get a hold of Julian Fellowes' season 4 finale, he also breached the accounts of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tina Brown, George W. Bush, Robert Redford, and dozens more.

By January 7, 2014

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Pay dirt! Steve Jobs' 30-year-old mouse found in time capsule

After digging inside the Aspen Time Tube, archaeologists find the treasure they were looking for: the mouse Steve Jobs used before the time capsule was buried in 1983.

By September 23, 2013

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Negroponte: You really can give a kid a laptop

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, the One Laptop Per Child founder says that kids getting laptops are teaching themselves--and then their parents--to read.

By August 6, 2010

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Negroponte's OLPC seeks CEO

Nicholas Negroponte is hunting for CEO who can help manage One Laptop Per Child organization "more like Microsoft."

By March 6, 2008

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A Beltway boost for EVs

Automotive News reports on how the lobbying group SAFE, Securing America's Future Energy, is pushing government policy to encourage the electrification of cars.

By August 17, 2011

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Day 2 of Google I/O: Chrome, Chrome, Chrome

Google's focus on the second day of its annual developer conference was all about its Chrome browser, Web app store, and operating system for computers.

By May 11, 2011

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Joi Ito dives into the MIT Media Lab (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: New head of famous tech and innovation center talks to CNET about why he's a good fit, what it will be like to merge his network with that of the lab, and why he's passionate about diving.

By April 27, 2011

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Berners-Lee calls for higher purpose of Web

Designers of Web tech need to consider not just cool new features they can enable but also the impact that information sharing has on all of humanity, says Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee at MIT.

By April 12, 2011

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Negroponte passes the Windows "virility test"

Negroponte claims that Windows is the natural choice for OLPC. This is not true, and isn't what he intended to happen. He could at least own up to that.

By May 16, 2008