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posted in January 2007
Students taking the admission test for medical schools encountered the error in a portion of the exam designed to test verbal reasoning.
State Legislature demands a repeal of the 2005 law, citing identity theft vulnerabilities for citizens and an unfair financial burden on states.
New York case brings to light the practice of installing adware programs onto computers without notifying consumers or gaining their consent.
Pavilion Technologies urges a combination of consumer education and retail help to reduce the need for foreign oil.
Discount-mats.com says it fired the employee who made the anti-war comment and disagrees with the views he expressed.
Federal prosecutors are expected to continue with their case against Bryan Wagner and four others.
The Cyber Threat Calculator can be used to assess a potential attackers' intent and capabilities and provides a number that indicates the level of risk.
The resolution charges that the Real ID Act of 2005 would place an unfair financial burden on states, threatens privacy, and leaves citizens vulnerable to identity theft.
Police departments frequently struggle with whether, how, and where to prosecute credit-card and ID theft when a victim reports such a crime.
Sciencehorizons' Web site invites British citizens to comment on the use of science and technology and related ethical issues.
The technology association sees many opportunities between the President's State of the Union goals and the needs of the tech industry.
Employee fired after a U.S. soldier's request was met with negative response.
People rush to get passports as new rules take effect that require them for re-entry into the country from Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda.
The Center for Democracy and Technology asks Congress to use kid gloves when exerting any greater control over Internet content or design.
Three people were arrested and charged after police tracked them back to stolen cell phones.
President Bush urged Congress and business leaders to work together to pass a bill that would prevent employers from denying people jobs -- and insurance companies from denying eligibility -- based on genetic profiles.
The project will allow Internet users to read the university's public domain documents, including rare items from the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection.
ACLU and EFF lawyers put pressure on the government and telecommunication companies in the aftermath of the warrantless wiretapping controversy.
The OpenNet Consensus aims to prevent the practice of jailing of online journalists, such as Shi Tao, for arbitrary reasons.
The controversial practice gained more attention after the HP scandal broke.
The city will equip 911 call centers to receive digital images and videos sent from cell phones and computers.
Schoolchildren, healthcare providers and media across the U.S. are on the have-nots' side of the digital divide, according to the union.
RFID is poised to help retailers and service providers enhance customers' experiences and deliver precise ad messages, according to panelists at the National Retail Federation show.
In-store video marketing can help reach customers when they're ready to make purchasing decisions, says Thomas Wyatt, general manager of Cisco, which makes in-store video technology.
Kids as young as 2 years old are downloading content to cell phones, computers, and portable digital music players, according to a report from NPD Group.
The process involves micro-needles and an ink capsule to create a stamp that can be read from four feet away
Congress wasted no time getting back to Internet legislation.
Bryan Wagner, a Littleton, Colo., investigator who worked for HP, is scheduled for sentencing in June.
Vantage Learning claims that IntelliMetric can score open-ended responses with greater accuracy and reliability than people and provide faster results.
Teachers and administrators can enter a sweepstakes for a free wireless lab, worth about $50,000.
The charges state that Bryan Wagner and known and unknown co-conspirators obtained and exchanged personal information to get personal phone records for people targeted in HP's probe.
Researchers are developing multimodal computer vision techniques that could be used for surveillance and driver safety.
Critics say proposed legislation would benefit large content companies while forcing consumers to pay the cost of upgrading U.S. communications networks.
The process developed by Somark involves a geometric array of micro-needles and an ink capsule, which is used to 'tattoo' an animal. The ink can be detected from 4 feet away.
The Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2007 drew immediate praise from groups that lobbied for the legislation last year.
Mind-set is a main reason why nation's metropolitan areas are unable to communicate between jurisdictions during crises, according to an expert.
Congress is asking why HP CEO Mark Hurd cashed in $1.37 million in shares the same day lawyers questioned him about the company's pretexting scandal.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation claims that a writer has a right to link from a public wiki to electronic copies of Eli Lilly documents showing side effects of a drug.
DOE chose to award projects in a wide range of areas, including climate research, consumer products, environmental science, and research into Parkinson's disease.
Researchers found that 311 has improved communications between public servants and San Antonio's 1.2 million citizens, while providing the city government with the means to measure its performance.
Consumer electronics sales grew 13% in 2006 to $145 billion, outpacing the industry's forecast of 8% growth.
Old-fashioned detective work would have solved a murder that led to the arrest of a serial killer in Philadelphia, but technology left the perpetrator without a defense, police said.
Strict European Union policies on electronic and chemical waste will influence markets, the environment, and regulations worldwide, according to two academic experts examining the issue.
The company says its technology will offer services for safety, security, infotainment, remote diagnostics, maintenance notification, and multicasting.
British Telecom set a goal in 2002: 5 million DSL connections by 2006. The company says it will have 10 million connections this week.
The merger agreement contains an unprecedented network neutrality provision that could form the basis of future policy and regulations, according to a Columbia University law professor.
Where are 18,000 "missing" votes in Florida's 13th Congressional District?
iTunes defeated Microsoft's Zune by a ratio of 30-to-1, according to Hitwise.