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Study finds mobile phone stirs brain cells

A new federal study finds that holding a cell phone to your ear for a sustained period of time does cause temporary changes to your brain, though it's unclear whether the impact is good, bad or neutral.

Written by Bob Brown24 Feb. 11 02:42

New Apple MacBook Pro rumors swirl

Apple may be plotting a big MacBook Pro announcement as soon as next week, speculation fueled in part by an Intel ad.

Written by Bob Brown20 Feb. 11 05:46

iPad 3 watch: Is Apple readying a 'tweener' tablet?

An analyst with a strong track record of predicting new Apple products says Apple has a new device in the works with a screen size that falls somewhere in between that of the iPhone and iPad.

Written by Bob Brown20 Feb. 11 08:26

Internet, Facebook blackout hits Algeria as protests gain strength

Reports out of Algeria say the North African country has shut down Internet access and eliminated Facebook accounts as pro-democracy protesters seek to topple the government much as Egyptians did in their nation this week.

Written by Bob Brown13 Feb. 11 14:23

DEC founder Kenneth Olsen mourned by computer industry

Kenneth Olsen, the computer industry pioneer who co-founded and led minicomputer king Digital Equipment Corp. for 35 years, died at the age of 84 on Sunday in Indianapolis.

Written by Bob Brown08 Feb. 11 13:23

Facebook movie "The Social Network" cleans up at Golden Globes

"The Social Network," the blockbuster film based on the story of the Faceback social media site, made the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony absolutely geeky this year by winning four major categories.

Written by Bob Brown19 Jan. 11 03:44

Bold move: BlackBerry Dakota photo, specs leaked

Boy Genius Report has published an exclusive look at a new RIM BlackBerry smartphone dubbed the Dakota that strikes a resemblance to the original BlackBerry Bold device in terms of design style.

Written by Bob Brown14 Jan. 11 03:45
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