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Mac OS X login passwords put at risk

An apparent programming mistake in an update to the Apple operating system, tied to FileVault encryption tech, could expose passwords in clear text.

By May. 6, 2012


Tiny solar cell dots printed for powerful array

Start-up Semprius blasts 1,000 suns worth of light onto dot-size solar cells assembled by machines to bring down the cost of concentrating photovoltaics.

By Dec. 15, 2011


Internet tax bill targets all digital downloads

The U.S. Senate is set to vote Monday on a tax bill that would levy new fees on people who download digital products including movies, music, apps, and even WordPress themes.

By May. 6, 2013


Apple v. Samsung: Why is Judge Koh so angry?

District Judge Lucy Koh threatened to sanction one of the best-known lawyers in the country and asked another legal titan if he was on "crack." A rookie judge builds a reputation for being tough.

By Aug. 21, 2012


Solar startups set new power records

Startups Alta Devices and Semprius boast new solar efficiency records using very different techniques in an effort to knock down the price of solar power.

By Feb. 6, 2012


Retro watch would be perfect for video

Vestal's "Emery" is just for time, but its design would be perfect for MP4s or TV.

By Nov. 8, 2007


Browsers on Windows RT: It's a tough antitrust case to make

Mozilla might contemplate antitrust action to get full-fledged Firefox onto Windows RT. But with ARM processors and iPad sales, competition is different for Microsoft now than in the 1990s.

By May. 14, 2012


Microsoft takes patent battle to Supreme Court

The software giant has one last shot to overturn a jury verdict in favor of i4i and potentially rewrite patent law in the process.

By Apr. 18, 2011


USB Support 1.4.1 Restart glitch?

USB Support 1.4.1 Restart glitch?

By Jul. 13, 2000


DARPA's latest challenge: Locate these 10 balloons

Government agency, in contest designed to gauge participants' social-networking savvy, plans to award $40,000 to the first person who pinpoints red weather balloons placed across States.

By Dec. 1, 2009