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Lottery opens for first Toyota fuel-cell vehicle

Environmental organization EMA sponsors a contest to win Toyota's first production fuel-cell vehicle, at $100 per entry.

By October 9, 2014


Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013


Ep. 132: Supreme Court video game case, MacBook Air shortages, and 3D phones

This week, we kick off by dissecting the legal arguments behind the Brown vs. EMA case, run through the latest MacBook Air rumors, and compare the newest Evo 3D phone to the original model.

By June 28, 2011


Video games given full First Amendment protection

The Supreme Court today voided a 2005 California law that banned the sale of "violent video games" to minors. A 7-2 majority of the Court found the law violated the First Amendment, affirming that free speech applies to digital content and new media as much as to traditional literature.

By June 27, 2011


High Court's violent-game sales ruling: Why now?

Pending Supreme Court ruling comes as tech enhancements bring gaming to the mainstream, but consultant Larry Downes argues the pace of legal change can't keep up with technological change.

By November 2, 2010


Why cloud exchanges won't work

A market exchange for cloud computing raises far too many thorny issues of interoperability, security, and compliance.

By January 22, 2010


Point-of-sale video game activations won't work

The video game industry might soon require an activation just to play a game you bought at the store. But in practice, it makes little sense.

By June 23, 2009


PC Migration to Mac: Converting Outlook to Mac OS X Mail

Many PC users migrating to Mac OS X store their emails and other personal organization data (calendars, contacts) in Microsoft Outlook. Although setting up new email accounts is relatively simple, it can be frustrating to migrate previously downloaded ema

By January 22, 2009


Rick Astley to perform at MTV Europe awards ceremony?

The "Never Gonna Give You Up" singer, subject of a won't-go-away Internet meme, has confirmed that he was invited to perform at the event but has not officially said yes.

By October 28, 2008


Nethrone's silver gaming chair

The Nethrone is making an appearance at CES 2006 -- a glistening silver chair designed to ease gamers and computer addicts into a restful, trance-like state. But it may have other uses...

December 29, 2005