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  • Supreme Court seems ready to kill patent for computerized risk analysis

    Supreme Court seems ready to kill patent for computerized risk analysis
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sounded ready Monday to curtail the use of certain business patents in a case involving a patent for a computerized risk analysis of international financial transactions. Use of such business-method patents has...
  • Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'

    Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'
    There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom. The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
  • Apple and Samsung make opening statements in second patent case

    SAN JOSE -- Setting aside all the technicalities of patent law and intricate technologies in smartphones, the second trial involving Apple and Samsung comes down to each side trying to stick the other with an unflattering label. During opening...
  • Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'

    Ethan Cutkosky gets room to grow in 'Shameless'
    Ethan Cutkosky stood in front of a large microphone at a Near North Side recording studio recently wearing the teenage-boy uniform of a baggy hoodie, jeans and sneakers while the screen in front of him played back a scene from Showtime's "Shameless." On...
  • Want to learn new skills? Try these 8 online education tools

    Brazen Careerist Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE? We've...
  • Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter

    Five questions for Trevor Simm, tech recruiter
    Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers. Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...
  • Sen. Rand Paul demands an investigation into domestic spying

    BERKELEY -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the foremost critics of the government’s domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping...
  • Sen. Rand Paul takes his anti-spying message to UC Berkeley

    Sen. Rand Paul takes his anti-spying message to UC Berkeley
    BERKELEY — Sen. Rand Paul, a leading critic of the government's domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping congressional...
  • Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

    To keep an eye on his child via his smartphone, Marc Gilbert installed Internet-connected video baby monitors in his home in Houston. One evening, Gilbert heard a stranger's voice bellowing obscenities from the monitor. He disconnected the device...
  • Idea Lab wows library patrons

     Idea Lab wows library patrons
    Need to replicate a hinge on a washing machine? Create wedding cake ornamentation? Convert vinyl records to digital? Head to the new Idea Lab media studio at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library. Adjacent to the second-floor computer...
  • Anne Arundel adjunct professor earns top-shelf wireless certification

    They're called technology evangelists, those who trumpet benefits and trends in the Digital Age without the need of a fire-and-brimstone app. Anne Arundel Community College adjunct professor Travis Bonfigli is a self-proclaimed technology evangelist. You...