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Manhole swallows teen texter

A 15-year-old in Staten Island is so busy texting that she doesn't see a manhole and falls into it. According to a report, her parents intend to sue.

By July 13, 2009


Manhole security barriers flying off the shelves

Cities urged to lock up manholes to prevent terrorism and avoid liability for people falling in them.

By May 5, 2008


Wireless operators prepare for Sandy. But will it be enough?

As one of the biggest hurricanes in history approaches the East Coast, many cell phone users wonder if their wireless device will be there for them when they most need it.

By October 29, 2012


Samsung IceTouch YP-H1: Transparent MP3 player unveiled

Samsung has produced an MP3 player with a see-through, colour AMOLED screen -- the IceTouch. We don't know why it's called that. Maybe it's coated in liquid nitrogen or something

By January 5, 2010


How secure is the U.S. communications network?

AT&T's recent service outage in California has some people wondering just how secure the U.S. communications infrastructure is.

By April 13, 2009


The 404 381: Where we gotta stay positive

We always try our best to keep a positive mental attitude on The 404, so it makes sense that we've chosen The Hold Steady and their latest album, "Stay Positive" as today's Audio Draft Pick. We also run through the accidental video game archive, shame the

By July 14, 2009


Apple Newton vs Apple iPhone

If you put a 12-year-old Apple Newton MessagePad in the ring next to a brand-new Apple iPhone 3GS, which would win in a fight? Rory and Flora put their boxing gloves on to find out

By November 26, 2009