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GOP flip-flops over supporting digital copyright reforms

House Republican Study Committee embraces EFF-style digital copyright reforms, then disavows its own report. RIAA says it didn't ask the GOP group to yank the paper from its Web site.

By November 18, 2012


'Atlas Shrugged' pushing high-speed rail?

Trailer for 'Part I' shows trains very similar to proposed U.S. high-speed rail trains, in contrast to Rand's original railroad track and bridge update plot.

By February 17, 2011


Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads

Axion scores a $15 million deal to provide railroad ties made from the same material as the Army's plastic bridges.

By February 2, 2011


Astronaut reaches space station; daughter asks for iPhone

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut docks with the space station. The astronaut's daughter promptly asks for an iPhone, "so I can keep up with your trip."

By October 10, 2010


Digital distribution in games: a code of conduct for publishers

Downloadable games are the future, with convenience being the key. However, some publishers are getting in the way of this, either through byzantine requirements or missing sales opportunities. We look at the top 10 ways publishers can keep users happy.

By June 30, 2010


Ford debuts Curve Control on 2011 Explorer

Ford's new driver aid system helps drivers maintain control of their vehiclewhen entering a curve too quickly.

By June 28, 2010


Smart underpants share how you're feeling

New nano-tech lets comfortable sensors that relay health data to be printed on your tighty whities--you won't feel a thing.

By June 12, 2010


U.S. Army orders bridges made of recycled plastic

Axion signs $957,000 contract to build two bridges for Fort Eustis from a thermoplastic structural composite it developed with Rutgers University.

By November 12, 2009


Google hopes to remake programming with Go

A Unix co-creator is among those behind a language Google hopes will speed computers and programming. Today, Go becomes open-source software.

By November 10, 2009


Russian Soyuz rocket prepped for milestone launch

A rocket is set for launch Wednesday from Kazakhstan in a milestone mission to boost the International Space Station's crew size to six full-time residents.

By May 26, 2009