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Nov
24

Staff Sgt. Brian Schar got behind the wheel of a white Chevy Colorado yesterday and went for a spin. The vehicle remained snugly parked in a room at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Northwest Washington, despite the large screens in front of the truck, which showed a street-level view of…

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Nov
21

The BlackBerry Storm provides some real competition for the iPhone with many features that the iPhone does not possess according to Ed Baig. Unfortunately, it does not have the ease of use factor, an iPod or Wi-Fi which keeps it from surpassing the iPhone.

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Nov
12

The Online Fireside Chat is back with social media tools.

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Nov
12

Barack Obama
’s election was historic not just politically – his use of the the Internet to promote awareness and create a loyal following will be the template which all future presidential campaigns will draw inspiration from

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Nov
12

Video: the heads of three of Australia’s largest internet providers, BigPond, iiNet and Internode, say ISP-level content filtering proposed by the government will not work and raises civil liberties questions.

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Oct
22

YouTube is now entering the full-length video market as it attempts to monetize content.

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Oct
20

Parents and children might rush through their days in different directions, but the American family is as tight-knit as in the last generation — or more so — because of the widespread use of cellphones and the Internet, according to a new poll.

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Oct
17

T-Mobile’s Android based phone poses a threat to the iPhone and Windows mobile based phones.

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Oct
06

While everyone has been busy watching every move of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Verizon, and AT&T, Amazon is emerging as a quiet dark horse and a major player in digital storage, digital sales, and digital content. Amazon’s content delivery system will provide it with enterprise storage to take on Microsoft.

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Oct
06

Interoperability for video on multiple digital devices and a rights locker appear to be the future. It also challenges Apple’s partially closed iTunes network but the group claims that it will welcome Apple to the alliance of Hollywood studios and tech companies. Google and Apple are noticeable by their absence from this organization.

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