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Grappling hook back-ups high tech gear

Digital Force Technologies markets pneumatically launched grappling hook.

By February 13, 2008


Solid-state drive prices to dive (think MacBook Air)

As makers move to multilevel cell technology, prices for the next generation of flash storage will drop.

By May 31, 2008


Some scary water stats from an expert

Save the world. Drink more beer and wear shoes less. Does Jimmy Buffett know something we don't?

By April 22, 2008


Companies to watch in green tech: Food and drink

You can live without electricity, but not water or food. A crop of new companies are trying to take the chemistry out of agriculture and eliminate crop pests and microbes the natural way.

By April 21, 2008


Why I post censorship workarounds

Does posting censorship workarounds help the censors? That's the question I've been mulling for the last few days. I asked for your comments, and the verdict is in: Almost no one thinks we should keep these tricks to ourselves. I agree.

By April 13, 2008


Killing the oyster pack

Businesses are turning to easier-to-open, greener packaging for electronics to lessen consumers' wrap rage and improve sustainability.

By April 7, 2008


Wikipedia and Blogspot, ho! China's Net wall falling?

I had just finished mentioning how hard it is to fully participate in Wikipedia from China. But suddenly, English-language Wikipedia is accessible tonight from Beijing.

By April 1, 2008


Wii virtual console release for this week--'Super Turrican' stands alone

Rounding up the Wii virtual console releases for the week of 3/3.

By March 3, 2008


Social slowdown hitting Piczo hard

Piczo, a once red hot social-networking site, is trying to battle back from layoffs, executive departures, and shrinking traffic. The company is the latest example of how social networking may have peaked.

By February 22, 2008


Scientists hard at work to unlock orgasmic secrets

From the Los Angeles Times.

By February 12, 2008