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Android alters all: Now the PC?

The new PC may be a laptop running Android. Far-fetched? Not if HP is doing it.

By Jun. 1, 2013


Tesla alters financing following criticism

After a previous announcement that, through financing and taking resale value and other savings into account, a Model S could be had for $500 a month, Tesla revises its terms and offers a new resale guarantee.

By May. 3, 2013


Google alters algorithm to make results more fresh

The Web giant makes changes to bring the most recent Web content to its search results, a move that affects about 35 percent of all searches.

By Nov. 3, 2011


One week playing violent video games alters brain activity

Randomly assigned young men exhibited less activity in certain frontal brain regions involving cognitive function and emotional control after playing a violent video game for 10 hours in one week.

By Dec. 2, 2011


Microsoft alters Windows 7 pricing for Europe

Starting Sept. 1, buyers there won't be able to get the full version of Windows 7 for the upgrade price, an option that dates back to an earlier plan to offer a browserless version.

By Aug. 24, 2009


GoMac bar "alters" screen resolution: causes problems for iMovie; DVD Player; work-around noted

GoMac bar "alters" screen resolution: causes problems for iMovie; DVD Player; work-around noted

By Feb. 20, 2001


Turkey skin inspires toxin-detecting biosensor

Bioengineers at UC Berkeley say their smartphone-enabled sensor can detect volatile chemicals by mimicking the color-changing abilities of turkeys, who can shift dramatically from reds to blues to whites.

By Jan. 21, 2014


Stroop test app screens for cognitive dysfunction

A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.

By Sep. 19, 2013


Oily Bits: The Intake System

To allow an engine to function properly, and for it to be controlled, it needs an intake system. Intake systems for petrol engines, which should be designed to deliver a balanced flow of air to each cylinder in the engine, consist of several parts: the intake manifold, a fuel delivery system, a throttle assembly and an air filter.

By Mar. 2, 2014


Facebook prepares trio of new privacy tweaks

Social network readies small interface changes to make it easier to customize per-post privacy settings, while acknowledging past privacy errors.

By Apr. 8, 2014