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3D-Printed Guns Can’t Be Stopped

3D-Printed Guns Can’t Be Stopped According to many at the 3D Printing Conference and Expo, 3D-printed guns are inevitable despite the efforts of some 3D printer companies and politicians to try and stop it. The expo now underway in New York revealed opposing views on the issue of printed firearms, but according to 3D gun […]

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Twitter Agrees to Allow Vladimir Putin to Censor Russian Content

Twitter has bowed to pressure from Russian Czar Vladimir Putin to block all content blacklisted by Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision in Telecommunications, Information Technology and Mass Communications. Putin’s government reports that since early March, Twitter has “actively been engaged in cooperation” with Russian authorities already. Twitter has already deleted pinpointed accounts and is restricting […]

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Developer Outsourced His Own Job To China And Profited Handsomly

Verizon’s security team did a write-up on a case they helped a company investigate which reads like a plot-line for “Office Space 2.” A programmer they nicknamed Bob privately outsourced his own job to China and spent his day surfing the Internet. The guy was caught when the company noticed that their VPN server was […]

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That Aimlessly Wandering Person Probably Has An iPhone

Apple devotees who rushed to download the latest version of the iOS operating system for iPhones and iPads were in for a bit of a surprise in the new Maps feature; it’s getting people seriously lost. In the new iOS 6 Apple has removed the Google supplied Map application (as well as the native YouTube […]

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Wozniak’s Prediction Of “Trouble In The Cloud” Comes True Almost Immediately

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some serious concerns about the move of users data to “the cloud.” WASHINGTON — Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, predicted “horrible problems” in the coming years as cloud-based computing takes hold. …The engineering wizard behind the progenitor of today’s personal computer, the Apple II, was […]

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Google, Big Obama Donors, Bans Firearm Accessory Sales in Ads

Second Amendment, Schmecond Amendment. Google wants you to know that it is thinking of your “safety” as it announces that it has banned anything to do with firearms on its Google Shopping service. That’s what they’ve told HamLund Tactical, a Texas-based company that deals in ammunition and firearms accessories, anyway. Further, firearms customers have recently […]

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Microsoft’s Hardware Gambit – The Microsoft Surface Unveiled

Today at an event in Hollywood, Microsoft unveiled Surface: PCs built to be the ultimate stage for Windows. Conceived, designed and engineered entirely by Microsoft employees, it marks the first Microsoft manufactured PC. The two Surface models introduced represents a reference design for the upcoming Windows 8, and offer the potential to actually turn a […]

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Even Better! A competing design for the Flying Car

A parting gift from the retiring Burt Rutan

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At Last! The Flying Car to become a 21st Century Reality

And Really, is this not MONUMENTALLY Cool?

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Verizon iPhone 4 To Launch Next Week

Verizon iPhone 4 To Launch Next Week

For some of you, especially Verizon and AT&T customers, this might be greatest new ever.  Next week Verizon is holding a special event in New York to unveil the CDMA…

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NASA And The Pony

In Rick's piece, he savages the Obama administration's agenda for NASA — which, it appears, has almost nothing to do with Aeronautics and Space. Instead, he wants them to focus…

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If A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, This Is An Encylopedia

OK, a brief break from politics. I have recently discovered a brief video that addresses two major interests of mine, in a truly insightful and profound manner, and I have…

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Video Wars: The Wrath Of Jay

OK, Baron, I see I'm gonna have to lay a smackdown on you on the video front. I give you the most awesomest printer ever made. In fact, it's infinitely…

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If you're a DirecTV customer you might want to turn on your DVR

Apparently there's about a 100% chace that your DVR is frozen right now… DirecTV software update locks up HD DVRs nationwide — reset twice to fix – [Engadget HD] It…

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I think it's time to boycott Hewlett Packard

Because clearly, they make bigoted laptops: Via American Digest. Crossposted(*)….

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Analog TV blackout date postponed by Senate

The Associated Press is reporting: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday voted unanimously to postpone the upcoming transition from analog to digital television broadcasting by four months to June…

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The more things change, the more they stay the same

I’m talking about the reasons for British children not to have their homework done. Technology failure is quickly replacing the destructive dog as the top excuse used by schoolchildren who…

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Microsoft says next Windows won’t be as annoying

You mean they will start selling XP again? From AP- The next version of Microsoft Windows, the software that defines the computing experience for most people, will nag users much…

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Redlasso shut down, networks screw bloggers

…again. Not surprising, though. Expect to see a lot of this in blog archives, as the video clipping service was a real boon to blogging, open government, and fact-checking. Now…

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Jay Tea’s Tech Tips For The Clueless

When you’re reinstalling your computer’s operating system, it might be a good idea to turn off your BIOS’ anti-boot-sector virus protection.It might help speed things along. This valuable discovery only…

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Weird Science

Two odd stories from the world of science caught my attention recently, and got me to thinking about non-political stuff. First up, courtesy of Scott of amcgltd.com, we have news…

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Save Microsoft XP

I'm going to write a computer post. This coming from a person who has subscribed to AOL for over 10 years and thought hyperlinks and blockquotes were great inventions 4…

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That's My Homey!

Every now and then, I have to confess that not every single great person comes from New Hampshire. Sometimes, they are born elsewhere, but soon realize the error of their…

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iTaser

Well, everyone seems to be talking about the new taser with the built-in MP3 player. One reporter asked the company's rep what sort of music one would load on to…

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Netscape RIP

The once mighty web browser was down to less than 1% of market share. AOL on Friday stopped development of the Netscape browser, saying the respected brand that launched the…

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