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GM, worried about market disruption, has an eye on Tesla

General Motors has created a team to study electric car maker Tesla -- high irony considering GM was one of the pioneers of the moden electric car.

By Jul. 18, 2013


In Aaron Swartz case, MIT finds it did no wrong but failed to lead

A report on the institute's role in the prosecution of the Internet activist, who committed suicide while facing federal charges over a hack at MIT, laments the school's "neutral" approach.

By Jul. 30, 2013


Police accused of erasing cell phone footage of fatal beating

A woman says that she warned police she was filming a fatal encounter between six of them and another man. She says police took her phone before she could post the video to the Web. There are now suggestions the footage was deleted.

By May. 15, 2013


Super-authentic 'Star Trek' fan series warps into Kickstarter

They've got the costumes, the hairdos, the props, and even the lighting right. All the "Star Trek Continues" Enterprise crew needs is $100,000.

By Oct. 10, 2013


How to troubleshoot a 'stuck' location indicator on iOS

Sometimes the location indicator on your iOS device just won't go away. This short video will show you how to figure out what app is causing it, and how to fix it.

By Mar. 1, 2012


Inside the complicated mind of Wolfram Alpha

One has to experiment with Wolfram Alpha in order to find out how, why or if he really thinks. Some answers are very revealing indeed. Especially the one to the question "are you a virgin?"

By May. 19, 2009


Far Cry 3 PC server woes spoil single-player fun on launch day

Far Cry 3's PC edition is suffering from borked servers, which gamers say is making single-player mode unplayable.

By Nov. 30, 2012


A great week for Google challengers

If you don't know DuckDuckGo and Wolfram Alpha, you should. And both of these outstanding Google alternatives received boosts this week that could raise their visibility.

By Oct. 14, 2011


U.S. Navy turns to Linux to run its drone fleet

A deal will pay giant military contractor Raytheon about $28 million to install the operating system on its vertical take off and landing (VTOL) drones.

By Jun. 8, 2012


Siri says Nokia Lumia 900 the best smartphone ever

When iPhone 4S users ask Apple's virtual personal assistant Siri which smartphone is the best ever, the Nokia Lumia 900 takes the honor.

By May. 11, 2012