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Elise Hu

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Weekly Innovation: An Inflatable Car Seat That Comes In A Backpack

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Parents, you are going to want to read about this prototype from Volvo. It's fully inflatable and designed to make what's normally a clunky and heavy seat both lighter and more portable.

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The Price War Over The Cloud Has High Stakes For The Internet

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.

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America's Less Religious: Study Puts Some Blame On The Internet

Monday, April 21, 2014

A computer scientist used statistical modeling to prove how America is losing its religion. Other factors: A drop in religious upbringing and an increase in college-level education.

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Tech Week: Earnings, A Heartbleed Arrest And Digital Distraction

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Fears of a bubble continue as tech titans reported their quarterly earnings; the culture of digital distraction finds more critics; and fallout from the Heartbleed bug raises questions for government.

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Weekly Innovation: Better Luggage Checking ... And Tracking

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Air France and KLM have developed two gadgets — the eTrack and the eTag — that let you drop off your bag without checking it with an agent and track it during your trip.

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Restaurants: The Modern-Day Lab For Our Smartphone-Obsessed Ways

Monday, April 14, 2014

Servers and bartenders say those addictive glowing screens are changing restaurant experiences, and not for the better. "This is just sort of the new norm," psychology professor Thomas Plante says.

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Tech Week: Heartbleed, The Latest Bubble And Windows XP Retires

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The cybersecurity threat that individuals are largely powerless to fix, Heartbleed, dominated this week's headlines. And is Silicon Valley overvaluing the future?

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One-Day Sale: Google Glass Will Be Available For A Cool $1,500

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The wearable computing headset will be available for anyone to purchase, for one day only, on Tuesday. Google says it's expanding the Glass testing program to get more feedback.

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For Albuquerque PD, A Searing Rebuke From Justice Department

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Albuquerque Police Department has engaged in excessive force and unreasonable deadly force, according to a civil rights investigation by the Department of Justice.

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What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

As companies scramble to patch a bug that exposed much of the Internet for two years, you can protect yourself by practicing some good Web hygiene.

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This Packing Tape Innovation Takes The Hassle Out Of Unboxing

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Rip Cord is a simple solution to open tightly sealed boxes without a knife, keys or any other sharp objects. And it might encourage recycling.

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Windows XP Users, It's Time To Upgrade. Here's How

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Microsoft support for Windows XP stops Tuesday. If you're still using the 12-year-old operating system — an estimated quarter of PC users still run XP — here are some tips to get through an upgrade.

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What Silicon Valley's Cast Thinks About Silicon Valley Culture

Sunday, April 06, 2014

The perk-laden, money-drenched world of Silicon Valley gets a send-up from Mike Judge and HBO starting Sunday night. The cast weighs in on the "real" Silicon Valley.

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Tech Week: Amazon Fire, The Mozilla Debate, Nest's Recall

Saturday, April 05, 2014

How Amazon's moving into your living room, why the Nest smoke detector got recalled and the big debate that erupted over Mozilla's CEO — all in this week's tech headlines.

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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

Friday, April 04, 2014

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?

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A Week Into His New Job, Controversy Forces Mozilla CEO To Resign

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Brendan Eich is a co-founder of Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser. But his personal donation to an anti-gay-marriage campaign means he's no longer CEO.

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Cycling's Catching On In Texas, For A Very Texas Reason

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Texans overwhelmingly choose cars and trucks for their commutes, but in cities like Houston, Dallas and San Antonio, policy leaders have incentives to support cycling. They say it's good for business.

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KCRW Presents: Jessy Lanza

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Watch the Canadian artist perform a one-woman show on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Lanza's electronic music combines airy vocals and finely crafted beats with a thick dance-floor sound.

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Weekly Innovation: Turn A 3-D Printer Into A Tattoo Machine

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Body art, made possible by a clever hack. It all started when a young student in France was riding his bike on the way to design school.

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How To Wean Yourself From Your Smartphone, At Least Temporarily

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

If you fear your device devotion has gotten too intense, how about imposing a no-cellphone zone in your home? Here are a few ways you can take a break from your addictive little screen.

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