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Giant robot arm gets caption hand from readers

A photo of a massive robot arm entertaining guests at a Google I/O party this week really needed a good caption, so we reached out to readers. Here's what they came up with.

By May. 17, 2013

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Mountain fiber project nears green light

California skiing town passes penultimate hurdle for bootstrapped broadband

By Aug. 13, 2004

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EU's Kroes: 30 percent of Europeans are 'digital virgins'

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, European Commissioner and former antitrust head Neelie Kroes says more work on privacy is needed to get digital laggards online.

By Aug. 6, 2010

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Ford exec: Internet needs to rev up

In an interview with CNET, Ford's K. Venkatesh Prasad talks about how the car is being transformed by, and is itself transforming, the Internet.

By Aug. 9, 2010

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HP tech chief: WebOS central to many products

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, Shane Robison says that most of the company's printers will soon be Web-connected and promises lots of HP-designed and third-party apps to come.

By Aug. 5, 2010

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Report: Apple shot ad for new product in diner

The Sierra Sun is reporting that Apple was shooting an ad for an unreleased product in a diner in Truckee this week.

By Aug. 12, 2009

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Bill Gates: Politics can get you depressed

When it comes to tackling tough problems, Gates says the U.S. political system is enough to make even an optimist like himself get down in the dumps.

By Aug. 6, 2010

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Negroponte: You really can give a kid a laptop

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, the One Laptop Per Child founder says that kids getting laptops are teaching themselves--and then their parents--to read.

By Aug. 6, 2010

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Schmidt: 200,000 Android devices sold each day

Speaking to reporters, Google CEO Eric Schmidt says that Android devices are being sold at double the rate they were two months ago. As for Chrome OS, it's still coming this year, he said.

By Aug. 4, 2010

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Eric Schmidt on the demise of Google Wave

Speaking on the sidelines of the Techonomy conference, Schmidt chalked up Wave's lack of adoption to Google's strategy of trying difficult things and seeing what works.

By Aug. 4, 2010