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Canon PowerShot N100 rear camera makes every snap a selfie

The Canon PowerShot N100 makes every shot a selfie, packing two cameras for double the narcissism.

By January 6, 2014


Sheer genius: Silicon Valley as a separate state

Venture capitalist Tim Draper creates a proposal to split California into six states with, oddly enough, Silicon Valley being a state all of its own.

By December 20, 2013


A cell phone case for reducing cell phone radiation

Pong Research offers a case that it says will reduce the amount of cell phone radiation that your head will absorb during a call. Surprisingly, it appears to work.

By September 16, 2011


Cell phones and the radiation risk (roundup)

Based on new findings, the World Health Organization classifies cell phones as a potential cancer risk. Meanwhile, CNET launches a series on the state of cell phone radiation research.

By June 6, 2011


The trouble with the cell phone radiation standard

The standard used by federal regulators may not be the best measure of safety, nor is it the best way to help concerned consumers reduce their exposure.

By June 2, 2011


An LED breakthrough in Korea?

Work by a group of researchers could point the way to bright white, inexpensive LEDs down the road.

By June 19, 2009


First GM, now Silicon Graphics. Lessons learned?

The optimist in me wants to believe that even the most raging egos must know that all glory is fleeting. What with Silicon Valley's famous chronic self-absorption, that's not a sure bet.

By April 1, 2009


Police Blotter: Google searches nab hit-and-run driver

Investment banker who claims he thought he hit a deer with his Jag is sentenced to three years in prison--in part because his subsequent Google search terms included "hit-and-run."

By January 15, 2009


SkiTech review: Tecnica Dragon 120 Ski Boots

The Tecnica Dragon 120 HiPerFit ski boot was a pleasure to review, so much so that I never really wanted to take them off.

By September 26, 2008


Moms get personal and political online

I have found that the biggest impact that technology has had on my "parenting" life isn't in my relationship with my child, it's in my identity as a mother. The internet has revolutionized motherhood by allowing us to make connections that wouldn't have

By July 19, 2007