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A child porn-planting virus: Threat or bad defense?

There is some concern that malware can plant illegal child porn on innocent people's computers, but experts say that, while possible, it's not very likely.

By Nov. 10, 2009


Planting the seeds of change in rural Colombia

At the border of the decades-long conflict between armed groups and the government, the town of Corinto aims to change its lot by using computers to create better-educated farmers.

By Apr. 8, 2008


Celebrate Earth Day by planting an EV-charging solar tree

The city of Chicago recently installed the Solar Plug-in Station, a tree-shaped structure topped by solar panels that can recharge up to two electric vehicles at a time.

By Apr. 22, 2009


Sparkling Drink Systems bids to take the fizz out of Keurig Cold

Sparkling Drinks Systems - Innovation Center is also planning to introduce a carbonated beverage maker sans CO2 cartridges this year.

By Mar. 6, 2014


If 'Doctor Who,' 'Breaking Bad' were Little Golden Books

This ain't your grandma's "Poky Little Puppy." Artists turn out imaginary versions of Little Golden Books starring time travelers, meth makers, and sci-fi heroes.

By Jan. 21, 2014


NSA reportedly using radio waves to tap offline computers

Spy agency uses covert channel of radio waves to access and alter data on non-Internet-connected computers, the New York Times reports.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Car Guy: Managing the 'meeja'

Our resident car guy was never told how to 'do' motoring events. Nothing scares him more than 'the meeeeja kiss.' Largely because he knows he'll muck it up in one way or another.

By Jan. 8, 2014


Nokia leans into emerging markets with three new phones

On the eve of its buyout by Microsoft, Nokia uses the Mobile World Congress stage to woo regions with first-time smartphone buyers.

By Mar. 7, 2014


Zuckerberg on Graph Search, Home: Give us time

Facebook's CEO defends the slow progress of the two recently released products. He says people aren't ready for Home or Graph Search yet, but that will change over time.

By Jul. 24, 2013


Is streaming video costing Amazon up to $1 billion a year?

That's what Amazon's archrival, CEO Reed Hastings, says but even if it's true, that may not stop Jeff Bezos from pressing ahead.

By Nov. 16, 2012