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Texas school district to track kids through RFID tags

A San Antonio district is so concerned that it can't keep tabs of its kids that it has decided to insert RFID tags into their IDs. This will, apparently, save money, as well as help the counting process.

By May 25, 2012


Hitting the road with Bill Gates

Beyond Binary is tagging along with Bill Gates next week as the Microsoft chairman heads on a college tour to encourage students to help address society's big problems.

By April 15, 2010


Raising Alzheimer's awareness through Facebook confusion

A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.

By January 29, 2014


Microsoft turns to resellers to bump up Surface sales

Company is further expanding distribution of its Surface RT and Pro devices, starting with authorized resellers in the U.S.

By July 1, 2013


Pocketbook budget app adds tax return support

Budget app Pocketbook has added a feature that automatically finds your work-related transactions for an easier time filing taxes.

By August 26, 2013


L.A. schools give iPads, cars for perfect attendance

In a very modern attempt at motivating kids, the Los Angeles United Schools District offers interesting technological prizes for, well, turning up.

By June 14, 2013


Facebook wants you to understand its privacy features -- really

The social network isn't changing its privacy policies. But it is revising the way it explains them to new users.

By November 2, 2012


Avoid these common Facebook mistakes

Manage your timeline and news feed; delete or edit your updates, comments, and messages; and control how you share with Facebook friends and the public.

By January 10, 2014


Facebook faces lawsuit over facial-recognition feature

Data protection authority in Germany claims the social-networking giant rolled out the feature without proper explanation or required consent.

By November 10, 2011


Prepping for Bill Gates' college tour

CNET's Ina Fried is on the campus of UC Berkeley as Bill Gates prepares to kick off a three-state speaking tour, which CNET will be covering in depth.

By April 19, 2010