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08.08.12
Indian official claims BlackBerry eavesdropping standoff is 'heading towards a resolution'
08.08.12

Indian official claims BlackBerry eavesdropping standoff is 'heading towards a resolution'

Oh, bureaucracies, the fun in dealing with them is that you're told exactly what they want you to...

By Z. Lutz,   08.08.12
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12.30.11
IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent, celebrates with sip of Spirulina
12.30.11

IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent, celebrates with sip of Spirulina

Does your employer offer a "wellness rebate program?" No? Then you can't be working for IBM, whic...

By S. Sakr,   12.30.11
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12.01.11
Which companies are on the Carrier IQ bandwagon?
12.01.11

Which companies are on the Carrier IQ bandwagon?

If you have the feeling somebody's watching you, it's not a bad idea to keep a close eye on your...

By B. Molen,   12.01.11
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11.21.11
Microsoft patent aims to curb your enthusiasm in the office
11.21.11

Microsoft patent aims to curb your enthusiasm in the office

You might think working for tech royalty out west is all beanbags and 20 percent time. And it mig...

By J. Trew,   11.21.11
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11.03.11
Beijing's rolling out city wide 'free' public WiFi, just hand over your phone number
11.03.11

Beijing's rolling out city wide 'free' public WiFi, just hand over your phone number

Heads-up, locals: China's Mobile, Unicom and Telecom carriers are building a city-wide public W...

By D. Cooper,   11.03.11
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08.11.11
NYPD creates social networking unit to pick perps, not poke them
08.11.11

NYPD creates social networking unit to pick perps, not poke them

You've heard of the Special Victims Unit, but what about the Social Networking Unit? The time has...

By C. Trout,   08.11.11
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07.06.11
500,000 surveillance cameras to oversee Chongqing, China
07.06.11

500,000 surveillance cameras to oversee Chongqing, China

Whoa, Nelly -- this one's not going to sit well with a certain sect. While the Chinese city of Chong...

By D. Murph,   07.06.11
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03.24.11
Copenhagen airport tracks your every move using WiFi signals
03.24.11

Copenhagen airport tracks your every move using WiFi signals

Hello, Big Brother! According to the New York Times, Copenhagen International Airport is currently...

By C. Trout,   03.24.11
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03.03.11
Galaxy Indulge microSDHC card regularly reports back to MetroPCS (but hey, you get Iron Man 2 for free!)
03.03.11

Galaxy Indulge microSDHC card regularly reports back to MetroPCS (but hey, you get Iron Man 2 for free!)

If you're the kind of person who buys phones based on Hollywood tie-in deals (and for your sake, we...

By Joseph L. Flatley,   03.03.11
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