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Hospital alarm system will sound when people light up

An alarm-and-loudspeaker system at a Scottish hospital is designed to shame seditious smokers and stem the smattering of cigarette butts.

By March 27, 2012


New Microsoft Web app showcases vivid aerial pics

Microsoft launches a new application to show off its early efforts to produce high-resolution mapping imagery for the United States and Western Europe.

By June 27, 2011


Free iPhone apps to quit smoking

With the Rudd Government's new cigarette tax in place, many smokers are now thinking it might be time to kick the habit. Here's a list of free apps that might help.

By May 12, 2010


Do smoking bans significantly reduce heart attacks?

An analysis of more than a dozen studies across several countries suggests that one of the lowest-tech strategies around--banning smoking--results in fewer attacks.

By September 25, 2009


CES 2008: MP3 and PVP wrap-up

MP3 editors Jasmine France and Donald Bell bring you their final thoughts from CES 2008.

By January 11, 2008


Snuffing out Goofy's cigarette

Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler explain the Janus-like impact of technology when companies make dumb decisions.

January 10, 2008


New devices prevent people bumming cigarettes off you

Crown7's battery-powered devices use cartridges filled with nicotine, tobacco flavoring, water, and propylene glycol to recreate the sensation of smoking.

By September 19, 2007


Stop smoking SMS

QuiText is a new service that aims to help smokers through the stages of quitting smoking via a text message support program.

By August 22, 2007