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Buzz Out Loud 919: Magnets on crocodiles

So, in Florida they're taping magnets to crocodiles heads in order to keep them from moving back to suburbia. It's also last call for Vista with SP2 released to developers. And we talk about good sex and how it shouldn't be filtered in Australia.

By Feb. 26, 2009


Heads up! Crocs like to go climbing

Scientists get a closer look at tree-scaling crocodiles and alligators, and why they seek higher ground.

By Feb. 12, 2014


What the E*Trade baby will be doing during the Super Bowl

Online financial services company E*Trade is another that has released its Super Bowl ad early. Yes, of course it features the tot.

By Feb. 3, 2013


Smartphone biz gets a taste of identity politics, courtesy of JLo

Viva Movil will need more than an entertainment superstar to become the smartphone shopping destination of choice for Latinos.

By May. 23, 2013


Gator power: Alligator fat pitched as biodiesel

Millions of pounds of fat from alligators, which are not threatened, is thrown away every year but the fat is more suitable than other animal fats for biodiesel, a study finds.

By Aug. 18, 2011


Sony's crocodile skin Vaio has teeth

Sony Japan has updated its Vaio C laptop line with crocodile skin versions in several cool colors.

By Apr. 8, 2009


Microsoft's Soapbox returns with filtering technology

Video-sharing site once plagued by copyright violations now features filtering system from Audible Magic.

By Jun. 3, 2007


Buzz Out Loud 1375: Happy Holidays, rights-holders! Thanks for ruining everything! (podcast)

On today's show, our cogent analysis of the FCC's Net neutrality regulation adoption (actually, I mean that), with surprisingly little argument. Also, the PlayStation phone and the Nintendo 3DS are planning to spoil our CES parade by announcing their cool gadgets after the big show. And Apple proves that it is Wiki-weak. Plus, our holiday thank you cards go out to those Scrooge-like rights-holders who keep shows off Google TV, Hulu Plus and Netflix off cable-supplied TiVo DVRs, and Google Maps off our Verizon phones. Seriously. Thanks for that. Xoxo. --Molly

By Dec. 21, 2010


Firing up the newest Tasers

Awesome or terrifying? CNET's team took a field trip out to Alameda County law enforcement headquarters for a demo and test drive of Taser International's latest police gadgets.

By Oct. 24, 2009


One paw up: A mixed report in bid to end Net traffic of protected species

Even as eBay agrees to ban the sale of elephant ivory, wildlife group says this may only be tip of the iceberg when it comes to illegal Internet traffic in protected or endangered species.

By Oct. 21, 2008