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Behold the new world of digitized guns

The weapons landscape is going through major changes as startups invent precision rifles, high-tech scopes, gun-centric iPhone adapters, and pistols that require fingerprint authorization.

By September 25, 2013


Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013


The future of clean tech? Try hacking code

The idea of the "cleanweb," or using IT to deal with energy and resource problems, gains ground among entrepreneurs and VCs at weekend hackathon.

By May 8, 2012


Transcript: Senate hearing on TSA, full-body scanners

Excerpts from today's hearing before the Senate Homeland Security committee, during which TSA Administrator John Pistole says new procedures are "there to protect you."

By November 16, 2010


Chicago museum turns to open-source storage

Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications is using open-source storage technology from Cleversafe to archive and deliver content.

By January 22, 2009


Free Plaxico Burress. Leave Bernie Ebbers in stir

How do you justify sending a dopey footballer to the slammer while one of the biggest corporate crooks of our era would get to go home?

By December 4, 2008


Apple's long shadow over mobile music

Handset makers are introducing plenty of phones that play music. But it's hard to imagine any besting the iPod or the soon-to-be-released iPhone.

By April 2, 2007


Sprint calling on wireless broadband

Executive says carrier is banking on wireless data services to win customers in the highly competitive mobile phone business.

By March 28, 2007


Week in review: New breezes blowing in energy tech

Wind power, hydrogen fuel, even manure--that's the stuff that start-up dreams are made on.

By March 30, 2007


Big film festival focuses on small screen

A panel at the Sundance Film Festival mulls the issue of mobile content and the future of cinema on the go.

By January 22, 2006