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Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer, dies at 84

The technology and science fiction community recently lost one of their own as Jerry Eugene Pournelle died following a sudden illness on September 8. He was 84.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Techspot

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UK Widens Ban On Dead Mobile Devices On Flights

 The UK government has issued new aviation security guidelines warning that passengers traveling by plane to or from the UK might now face checks on any electronic devices they are carrying ...

Wed 9 Jul 14 from TechCrunch

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Lego Kwik-E-Mart For Springfield Becomes Official This May

Lego fans who absolutely love the Simpsons too, you are definitely in for a treat this time around! The Kwik-E Mart is now official, and it sure as heck looks pretty much like the real ...

Mon 16 Mar 15 from Ubergizmo

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Ore. phone ban has loophole, challenges expected

(AP) -- Oregon police officers may hear some arguing when they start pulling motorists over for violating a new law banning them from talking on hand-held cell phones while driving.

Mon 4 Jan 10 from Phys.org

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Apple co-founder to mentor at Australian university

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has accepted an adjunct professorship at a Sydney university and will play a mentoring role at the university's innovation lab.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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New publication fundamentally changes federal information security risk management

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of a special publication that can help organizations to more effectively integrate information security ...

Wed 2 Mar 11 from Phys.org

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Steve Jobs discusses 21st century technology in rare 1983 speech

An additional 40 minutes of a speech that Steve Jobs gave at the International Design Conference in Aspen in 1983 has been released for the first time. The first 20 ...

Wed 3 Oct 12 from The Verge

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Lanes at Newark airport automatically retrieve luggage bins

It's every traveler's nightmare: You're running late for a flight and the person in front of you in the security line has taken the only two available luggage bins and is slowly putting items ...

Mon 3 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Next generation computers will be highly interactive devices controlled by gestures

In the future intuitive, flexible and highly interactive devices will replace the clunky desktop computers and fixed-sized screens that rule our lives today.

Wed 17 Feb 10 from The Independent

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GE to sell security unit to United Technologies

US conglomerate General Electric on Thursday announced it would sell its security unit to United Technologies Corp. for 1.82 billion dollars.

Thu 12 Nov 09 from Phys.org

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