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Verizon’s 4G Network May Not Be for the Faint of Heart

Future generations always hold promise, but for Verizon Wireless, a fourth-generation mobile broadband network is proving both promising -- and perilous. With speeds Verizon promises will be "up to 10 times faster than the company's 3G network," the 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network launches December ...

Strange Earthly Life-Form Means Rethinking the Hunt for ET

With a much-anticipated NASA announcement Thursday, "The Devil in the Dark" is no longer the name of actor William Shatner's favorite original "Star Trek" episode, about a man-eating subterranean monster made ofcells based on silicon rather than carbon. Rather, it's a newly discovered bacteria that ...

Google Adds a Little Magic to Earth

Calling it "the next generation of realism" Google has introduced the latest version of Google Earth, promising more seamless interactivity with Mother Earth and some unusual new features. "In Google Earth 6, we're taking realism in the virtual globe to the next level with a truly integrated Street ...

Wikileaks Spill: Catalyst for New, More Open Style of Governing?

Despite talk of dire consequences for U.S. foreign policy and military intelligence, online publisher Wikileaks Sunday began releasing more than 250,000 leaked cables between 274 worldwide embassies and the U.S. State Department. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange calls the leaked cables "the largest ...

Is That a Computer You’re Wearing on Your Head?

Motorola announced Wednesday that it will develop a hands-free wireless computing headset with micro-display specialists at Kopin -- a move reminiscent of previous attempts to create wearable computers and communications devices. The device will offer voice, audio and PC capabilities on a virtual r...

FCC Aims to Bring 911 Into the Modern Era

With a catchy title -- "Broadband NextGen 911" -- U.S. Federal Communications Commission and Department of Transportation officials want to bring emergency services into the age of technology with more than just a three-number telephone call. "Today's 9-1-1 system doesn't support the communication t...

Berners-Lee Sounds Alarm Over Appified, Siloed, Regulated Web

Internet pioneer Tim Berners-Lee worries that the Web's most successful inhabitants are gradually chipping away at its "egalitarian" foundations. "The Web as we know it is being threatened," writes Berners-Lee in a Scientific American essay. "Large social-networking sites are walling off information...

New Exoplanet Discovery Hints at Earth’s End

Until now, planets known to humans have never wandered into the Milky Way galaxy. However, Friday's announcement that planet HIP 13044b entered our galaxy hitched to a giant star called HIP 13044 has astronomers rethinking how -- and where -- planets form. "This is an exciting discovery," said Max ...

CERN Physicists Create Antimatter (and Could Build a Bomb in a Billion Years)

Physicists at CERN have created the stuff of "Star Trek" for the first time ever: genuine antimatter. A 17-member team announced the production and preservation of 38 antihydrogen atoms. Physicists Emilio Segre and Owen Chamberlain of the University California, Berkeley, earned the 1959 Nobel Prize ...

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