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Technology In The Car

Tech Tuesday examines how technology in cars is changing the way we drive.


Talk Globally, Go Locally: Cellphones Vs. Clean Toilets

Six billion people around the world now own cellphones, while only 4.5 billion people have a safe place to use the bathroom, the United Nations said Thursday. Improving sanitation could help prevent thousands of kids from dying each day of waterborne diseases.

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Says He Will Step Down

Genachowski's resignation will leave the commission evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. President Obama has not announced a replacement.

After Conquering Consoles, Hard-Core Gaming Shifts To Mobile

Gears of War is one of those hard-core military video games with spectacular graphics and epic stories. It's not something you'd expect to work on a smartphone or with a download, but that's just where designers are planning to take these types of games.

Google's Eric Schmidt Heads To Another Isolated Asian Nation

Schmidt, who recently traveled to North Korea, will be the first senior executive of a major U.S. tech firm to visit Myanmar since it began political and economic reforms. Myanmar plans to vastly expand its telecom infrastructure. But sanctions remain against members of the military, many of whom hold positions in the telecom sector.

South Korea Says Cyberattack That Paralyzed Computers Was Traced To Chinese IP

That doesn't necessarily mean that China was behind the attack. There is a possibility that North Korean hackers launched the attack from China.

Shareholders Re-Elect Hewlett-Packard Board Members

HP will celebrate its 75th birthday next year. The company was once a technology giant. But with old products, a lack of vision and a revolving door at the top, the company has been having trouble.

On Its 7th Birthday, Is Twitter Still The 'Free Speech Party'?

The first tweet was posted seven years ago. Since then, the social media site has been used as a free speech platform to spread information, report on the Arab Spring and stay connected with millions worldwide. But critics say that as Twitter has grown, it has sometimes compromised its principles.