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Court rules that IP cloaking to access blocked sites violates law

In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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Heartbeat-powered pacemaker skips the batteries

A prototype cardiac energy harvester out of the University of Michigan could one day harness the beating of a heart to power a pacemaker.

By Nov. 5, 2012

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Halloween pumpkin art: Carving the zombie apocalypse

Ray Villafane and his crew of sculptors turn pumpkins into undead art that gets more ghastly with age.

By Oct. 31, 2012

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Craigslist begins embedding maps in real estate listings

New feature emerges a month after the popular classified ads site sued PadMapper for harvesting its data for a mapping service.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Craigslist reportedly asks search engines to stop indexing its posts

Alleged action follows a lawsuit filed by the online bulletin board to prevent data harvester 3taps and apartment listings aggregator PadMapper from exporting its listings.

By Aug. 7, 2012

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Rumor says Facebook may create classified ads -- again

Rumblings suggest the social network is considering a new classified-ad service for jobs, apartments and item sales. Of course, Facebook's last foray in this direction didn't end well.

By Oct. 31, 2012

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iPhone 5 knocks 30 per cent off cinema tickets with Passbook

Apple's new discount app Passbook for the iPhone 5 and other iOS 6 devices now nets you 30 per cent off your next trip to an Odeon.

By Oct. 5, 2012

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The Mac that Thunderbolt built: The newly compact Mac Pro

High-speed ports mean that Apple is moving expansion outside the chassis for its high-end machines. It's a departure for the Mac Pro, but it's in line with decades of Apple thinking.

By Jun. 11, 2013

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Craigslist sues PadMapper for 'mass harvesting' listings

When a cease-and-desist letter didn't stop PadMapper and 3taps from using its online classifieds listings, Craigslist decided to file a lawsuit.

By Jul. 24, 2012