Archive | September 2013

Zuckerberg: Let’s make the Internet 100x more affordable

Working with his Internet.org partners, Facebook’s CEO outlines what needs to be done to drop the cost of Web access worldwide.

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Ematic announces 8-inch Android tablet priced at $129.99

In case you’re keeping score, that’s a full $200 less than Apple’s 8-inch tablet. How does it compare? On paper, surprisingly well.

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Principal sues students over parody Facebook, Twitter accounts

An Oregon middle school educator tries to paint his mocking students as hackers in order to bring an action against them under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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Bottoms up! Brew your own beer with this countertop box

Just add water, grain, and hops. The PicoBrew Zymatic can serve up your homemade brew with minimal hassle and cleaning.

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

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How J.J. Abrams can make ‘Star Wars’ great again

The Sincerely Truman ad agency offers up four simple rules for J.J. Abrams to follow to make "Star Wars" special once again.

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