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Toyota adds a cross-check to development process

Automotive News reports on Toyota's new quality control measures.

By August 13, 2010


Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to Nexus devices soon and other recent handsets in coming months.

By October 31, 2013


What is the NSA's PRISM program? (FAQ)

We now know that the NSA uses something called PRISM to monitor private Web data. Sounds like "1984." What does it really mean?

By June 7, 2013


In-app purchase hacker sets sights on Mac App Store

The exploit that let users get paid digital goods inside of apps without actually paying has jumped over to Apple's Mac platform.

By July 20, 2012


Need gas in the UK? Make sure your car insurance is paid up

A new proposal in the UK would use vehicle license plate scanners to prevent uninsured motorists from filling up.

By March 19, 2012


Not so fast, neutrinos. CERN says light's speedier still

Physics laws appear to be holding up fine with a second experiment showing CERN's neutrinos traveling more sedately than in last year's surprising finding.

By March 16, 2012


Life's first cells may have evolved in geothermal pools

Team of scientists speculates that the last common ancestor of life on Earth got its start in the planet's natural hot tubs.

By February 16, 2012


Apple's proposed campus larger than the Pentagon

Some casual measuring of Apple's floor plans for its campus reboot have found that it's slightly larger than another quite famous, uniquely shaped building.

By August 16, 2011


Seattle police use twitter to recover stolen cars

It only takes a village to raise a child, but it apparently it take the Twitterverse to find a stolen car. This month, the Seattle police department became one of the newest Twitter users and will use @GetYourCarBack as a way to find stolen vehicles.

By December 10, 2010


Exploding bike lock: Interesting concept, questionable execution

Michael Lambourn gives cyclists one more bullet in the barrel with his SmartLock design. It's a cable lock with colored liquid inside that explodes everywhere if the lock is cut.

By November 5, 2008