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Look, no wires! Intel demos wireless docking for Ultrabook

Intel demonstrated a new technology Thursday that promises to rid computers many connectors and cables.

Anonymous member arrested during online chat after threat against FBI

Dallas law enforcement authorities have arrested self-professed Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown in what appears to have been a dramatic raid of his apartment late Wednesday night.

20 Web services you should point to and click

Web services are quickly replacing desktop programs for routine tasks such as editing an image, creating a spreadsheet, or maintaining someone else’s computer.

'Six strikes' piracy warning system to debut in months

The Copyright Alert System has been plagued by a series of delays. It was originally scheduled to launch in December 2011.

Penn researcher sees a future where 'consumer electronics' becomes 'consumer photonics'

University of Pennsylvania researchers are touting their creation of an all-optical switch that uses nanowires to transmit and process information using light pulses rather than electricity.

Tech Policy 2012: Comparing the Democrats' and Republicans' platforms

In the presidential campaign, cybersecurity and Internet freedom won't get top billing as the candidates spar over their plans for creating jobs and cutting deficits, but the two major parties have included positions on several technology policy issues in the platforms ratified at their recent conventions.

TechHive: Google Drive gets updates for iOS and Android

The revamp transforms the service’s mobile offerings into a richer, full-blown competitor to other online storage services.

Microsoft patent reveals immersive gaming environment

A patent recently filed by Microsoft seeks to obtain dibs on a system that will project a gaming environment on all the surfaces surrounding the gamer.

Apple supplier Foxconn denies using forced student labor in Chinese factories

A company worker claims that there are cases of students being required to work at Foxconn in order to graduate.

GoDaddy and its customers start recovery from massive service disruption

Email, the GoDaddy website, and some customer websites go down after an attack on GoDaddy is made, allegedly by a lone hacker.


Microsoft goes public with holiday store plans

Microsoft plans to open 32 new retail locations in time for the holiday season.

RIP Bill Moggridge, design father of the laptop

Moggridge is responsible for designing the folding screen and clamshell design of the modern laptop.


GoDaddy goes down, Anonymous takes credit

Popular domain name registrar and Web and email hosting provider GoDaddy is experiencing a severe outage--both for those who use its services and those who registered their domain names with GoDaddy.

EU's Kroes says Europe's copyright laws are outdated

Copyright laws are holding back potentially life-saving research said the EU's top digital lawmaker on Monday.

Infosys to acquire Swiss SAP consultant Lodestone

UPDATE: Infosys, which will pay US$350 million for Lodestone, has been attempting to move into higher-value services.