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    May 16, 2012

    IP Address Does Not Even ID a State, Judge Decides in Landmark BitTorrent Lawsuit

    Just a few weeks after a New York judge decided that an internet protocol address is not enough evidence for lawsuits against accused illegal file-sharers, a California judge has ruled that an IP address can't even pinpoint one's state. As detailed by CNET, the judge tossed out lawsuits against 15 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Twitter Censors Tweets but Pretends Not To [UPDATE]

    Twitter says that it's not censoring content even though it's clearly censoring content. But let's back up a bit. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said Monday night that the microblogging site -- which has a rep for spreading revolution, disobedience, and Brits' bad jokes -- can basically filter tweets in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Words With Friends Saved a Life

    Remember all the hubbub when poor Alec Baldwin was so rudely interrupted while playing Words With Friends by a meanie-mean flight attendent, and then hauled off the plane, to the media's amusement? He now has health justification for his behavior -- Words With Friends saves lives. Simon and Georgie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Today's 100-Minute Lunar Eclipse Will Be Presented by the Internet

    ​Alert: There will be a massive lunar eclipse, today, the first in 2011! It will start at 2:20 Eastern time. However, you won't be able to actually see it in real life, unless you happen to live in the eastern portion of Africa, the Middle East, central Asia, or western Australia. North Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Watson Wins on Jeopardy; Humans Prepare for Robot War

    Now's Your Chance -- Kill It, Trebek!​Last night, a computer beat two Jeopardy champions at their own game. Watson, the computer, is an IBM project designed to understand the nuances of human language, from playful puns to double entendres. Here's some nuanced language for it to understand: We ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Cowhide Logic

    Not asking for much? Gateway's cheap laptops are (finally) worth a look.

  • News

    October 21, 2003

    Higher Fidelity

    MP3 Vs. MP3Pro