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Snowden a 'human rights defender,' say European politicians

A vote in the European Parliament sees politicians agree that Edward Snowden should be given protection in Europe -- but that doesn't mean he will be.

By October 29, 2015


California gives teens an 'eraser button' to hide online skeletons

Sites and apps targeting minors will have to delete content on request, but the new law has limitations.

By September 23, 2013


Hooked! X-47B comes in for a carrier landing

Don't try this with your backyard drone. The X-47B has made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier, and the world of unmanned aircraft may never be the same.

By July 10, 2013


California bill would expand clout of online college courses

State senator proposes requiring state's public institutions of higher learning to award academic credit for faculty-approved online courses.

By March 12, 2013


Facebook settles into its satellite Seattle office

The social network's regional Northwest office went from two engineers to more than 90 in just a couple of years. Today it showed off its new space.

By April 12, 2012


Thunderbolt storage now gets bus-powered with Elgato

Elgato announces at CES 2012 the first Thunderbolt drive, the Elgato Thunderbolt SSD, which draws power from a Thunderbolt port to power itself.

By January 9, 2012


Shoegler: Custom Google Nike shoes for geek feet

A Google employee creates a tribute to co-founder Larry Page with the Google x Nike Dunk Low. The custom sneakers feature Google's colors, logo, and photos of Page on the tongue.

By October 6, 2011


EcoFactor: Our users see big energy savings

The company says that data collected on homes using automated thermostat software system show an average 17 percent reduction in energy use.

By June 9, 2011


BMW ActiveE field trial to begin in major coastal cities, summer 2011

BMW ActiveE, BMW's first electric car, will begin field trial in summer 2011 in major metropolitan coastal areas.

By September 23, 2010


The key EV question: Batteries alone, or a gasoline engine, too?

Automotive News reports on electric vehicle range and architecture in new models.

By June 25, 2010