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Battery maker Boston-Power fills coffers to expand

The lithium ion battery maker gets $55 million in a Series D round to accelerate move from laptop batteries into transportation and utility energy storage.

By January 13, 2009

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Boston-Power readies long-lasting laptop batteries

After three years of development, upstart Boston-Power is expected to announce a customer that will include its premium batteries in laptops early next year.

By November 21, 2008

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Intel, SMS Audio team up on headphones that track your heart rate

The chipmaker continues its push into wearables with a new collaboration with rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's headphone company and a set of fitness-focused earbuds.

By August 14, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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Solar-powered smart park benches charge your gear

Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.

By June 30, 2014

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Gotcha! Pics of the powerful turned into surveillance shots

Exploring the bounds of digital imagery and surveillance, artist Daniel Mayrit makes photos of financial and political powerhouses look like they were snapped by security cameras.

By July 1, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.

By June 13, 2014

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Wow, this pen can write in any color on Earth

Like the color of that flower? Your friend's tie? With this new Scribble pen making a run on Kickstarter, all the hues of the world could be yours.

By June 10, 2014