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  • The taxi wars [Editorial]

    The taxi wars  [Editorial]
    The Maryland Public Service Commission's decision this week to classify the ride-sharing service Uber as a common carrier is probably not the end of the story as to whether the company will continue its operations in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Uber has...
  • Cognitive computer chip apes brain architecture

    Cognitive computer chip apes brain architecture
    Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier. The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
  • UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products

    UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products
    Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...
  • Bill that would require smartphone kill switches is close to passage

    Lawmakers have flipped the kill switch again, and legislation nearly defeated by the powerful wireless communications industry appears close to passage. At stake is a bill that would allow owners to remotely deactivate their smartphones if they are...
  • Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]

    Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]
    Originally, mobile phones were the size, shape and heft of your average brick. People would walk down the street yelling, "Guess where I'm calling from!" into the mouthpiece. Now we have "smartphones." Ironically, it's the user who has to be smart to...
  • YouTube Star PewDiePie Gets His Own iPhone App

    Disney's Maker Studios has launched a mobile-video app for PewDiePie, the Swedish videogamer who has nearly 30 million fans on YouTube, as the multichannel network increasingly looks to generate more revenue off YouTube. The free app, currently available...
  • Wearable devices are unlikely to be big sellers, analysts say

    Wearable devices are unlikely to be big sellers, analysts say
    Is wearable tech already wearing thin? Despite the hype for upcoming products from Apple Inc., Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., a number of analysts say Internet-connected personal devices such as smartwatches and fitness bands — so-called...
  • China imposes intrusive rules on Uighurs in Xinjiang

    China imposes intrusive rules on Uighurs in Xinjiang
    Forget privacy. Chinese authorities here want to know what you eat and when you eat it. How you style your hair, how you dress, and what songs are on your iPad or smartphone. Stung by a string of terrorist attacks by Uighurs, members of a Muslim...
  • Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases

    Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releases
    Strong online sales of "World of Warcraft" and "Hearthstone" pushed Activision Blizzard Inc. past revenue forecasts, the video game publisher said Tuesday. The Santa Monica game developer posted a profit of $204 million in the second quarter, down 37%...
  • Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp

    Six start-ups present ideas at Turner, Warner Bros. media camp
    Twelve weeks ago, six start-ups from around the world came to Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank with one common goal: to develop products for the entertainment industry. As participants of Media Camp, an accelerator program led by Turner...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...