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Fan fodder: What if Babe Ruth had high-tech training tools?

That's a perennial bar debate, but some latter-day major league clubs are now using a high-tech pitching simulation system that's generating quite a buzz around spring training.

By March 5, 2008


Verizon makes music on the go

With Timbaland as its first producer in residence, Verizon Wireless' mobile recording studio marks the company's latest effort to transform the music industry.

By May 2, 2008


Madonna, live on your cell phone

Verizon Wireless and Vodafone will be offering a live simulcast of Madonna's launch concert for her new album on Wednesday.

By April 29, 2008


Supreme Court strikes down law targeting online cigarette sales

A Maine law restricting shipments of tobacco products is toast, though Justice Ginsburg says that Congress should let states regulate Internet shipments of cigarettes.

By February 20, 2008


Is MySpace the new Whiskey A Go Go?

EMI is mulling whether to cut its Artists & Repertoire budget, the unit charged with sniffing out new music talent for the labels. The plan is to spot hot new acts on MySpace and the Web. Sad news for A&R types is that this makes it hard to meet groupies.

By November 16, 2007


Ubuntu pride--on the basketball court

If the Boston Celtics can now be associated with Linux, what team might want to claim Windows as its inspiration? Hmm...

By October 5, 2007


Schools battle cell phones

The digital generation gap shows up in the attempt for schools to ban cell phones outright. Teens and parents are pushing back against the attempts to take away the phones they have come to depend on so much.

By August 31, 2007


MIT software measures clutter

Web design purists who favor simplistic pages like Google.com can take heart.

By August 21, 2007


Climate change and the origins of farming in Mexico

Mexico's Iguala Valley saw farming spread during Earth's warming after the last Ice Age.

By June 4, 2007


Ringtone roundup: Akon makes me look like a fool

Each week, CNET tracks the hottest ringtones. Chris Brown tops the list again this week, as Akon makes a hard charge up the charts.

By April 13, 2007