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  • Steve Jobs gets comic book bio treatment

    Steve Jobs, the public face of Apple Inc., is getting a biographical comic book.


  • Gateway laptop computer **FILE PHOTO ** (AP Photo/Gateway)

    For PCs, tablets tough to swallow

    Personal computers may soon be going the way of landline phones and black-and-white televisions. New market figures suggest consumers are losing interest in traditional PCs, as flashy smartphones and tablets attract the buzz and the sales in a crowded marketplace dominated by the latest technology.


  • W. John Kress displays the Leafsnap app on his iPhone along with tree leaf specimens at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum's specimen storage room in Washington. The free app "is going to be able to populate a database of every tree in the United States," he said. "I mean that's millions and millions and millions of trees, so that would be really neat." (Associated Press)

    ID a tree with a quick pic

    If you've ever wondered what type of tree you are looking but didn't have a guide book handy, a new smartphone app allows users with no formal training to satisfy their curiosity and contribute to science at the same time.


  • Court upholds FCC closing of loophole

    A federal court on Friday upheld a recent decision by government regulators to close a loophole that had allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming from satellite TV providers and other rivals.


  • Montana man builds 30 years of quadriplegic gaming

    For Ruben Rios to throw a touchdown, it takes a flick of his tongue. To break away from a tackle, he puffs into a tube.


  • Tests show wireless network could jam GPS systems

    New government test results show that a proposed high-speed wireless broadband network being launched by a company called LightSquared could jam GPS systems used for aviation, public safety, military operations and other uses.


  • Games: 'Duke Nukem Forever' finally launches

    It may have seemed like forever, but "Duke Nukem Forever," the shooter game first announced in 1997, has finally arrived.


  • More ads hit online TV as Web audiences grow

    One of the rewards of watching TV online is not having to sit through as many commercials. Now the networks are chipping away at that little luxury.


  • FCC move to close program access loophole upheld

    A federal court on Friday upheld a recent decision by government regulators to close a loophole that had allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming from satellite TV providers and other rivals.


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