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  • Inventor delivers toy to child patients

    Inventor delivers toy to child patients
    Editor's note: This updates how to buy a Laffy Laffalot. ORANGE — Riding in an elevator with firefighter and Newport Beach inventor Steve Islava can be a load of laughs. He doesn't have to say a word. He just pushes a button on his latest...
  • U.S. hard-pressed to stem domestic R&D losses

    U.S. hard-pressed to stem domestic R&D losses
    President Obama's proposal to boost the research tax credit for businesses is widely seen as necessary to bolster American competitiveness in the global economy. But even if the $100-billion plan is approved, it won't begin to address the fundamental...
  • Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear
    Back in the day, a runner hit the pavement wearing cotton shorts and a cotton T-shirt, and when things got hot, sweat turned those clothes into a big, wet, stinky mess. Today, fitness clothing is all about nanoparticles that suspend moisture, compression...
  • Obama gets economic tour underway

     
    by John McCormick RALEIGH, N.C. - The general election presidential campaign debate over pocketbook issues got underway in earnest today, as Sen. Barack Obama's economic policy team teed-up a speech he is about to give here. (The speech, as prepared......
  • How about teaming Google and Will.i.am to tackle the deficit?

     
    Bob Dylan once sang, memorably, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." Let’s rephrase that: "You don't need a [your job here]" because it has seemed, for so long, that no one in California, or......
  • Obama State of the Union 2.0: Cheesehead Edition

     
    Democrat Obama talks again about winning the future....
  • Obama's State of the Union: 'We do big things'

     
    Democrat Obama says this is the nation's next Sputnik moment....
  • Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval: 'The cure is not more government spending'

     
    The new Republican governor, like many others, was immediately confronted with a budget deficit in the hundreds of millions of dollars....
  • Will.i.am named Intel's director of creative innovation

     
    Will.i.am is joining Intel as its director of creative innovation. The world's largest computer chip manufacturer announced the music producer and frontmant for the Black Eyed Peas will contribute to the company by way of music and input in developing...
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Ron Johnson on oversized government; Obama on innovation and clean energy

     
    Republican bemoans ever-expanding scope and costs of federal government; Obama touts benefits of helping innovation grow....
  • Obama's free advice from Boston U profs

     
    by Frank James When you're president or president-elect, you get a lot of gratuitous advice. And so it is that some Boston University professors have some ideas for President-elect Barack Obama, some serious, some not some serious. Hat tip to......