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  • E-Book report: Nook is up, iPad still catching up

    As the publishing industry wrapped up four days of digital talk at its annual national convention, Amazon.com's Kindle was seen as the clear, if not dominant, player in the growing e-market; Barnes & Noble's Nook was considered a pleasant surprise and Apple's iPad an underachiever.


  • Google launches trial of tap-to-pay phone system

    Google Inc. launched its bid to dominate a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.


  • New from Ford; 'Talking' Vehicles

    As Ford's fuel-efficient vehicles gain momentum in California and could spread nationwide, company researchers are showcasing what could be next - intelligent vehicles that wirelessly talk to each other to reduce crashes and the billions of gallons of gas wasted in congestion each year.


  • Tesla's Configurator Lets Customers Design Their Own

    Tesla Motors launched the Design Studio, a tool that allows consumers to customize, view and share their own Tesla electric vehicles on the web, on their smartphones and iPads, and at Tesla stores. Using HTML 5 for cross-platform compatibility, the Design Studio makes the buying experience flexible, engaging and interactive. It is located on Tesla's website at http://www.teslamotors.com/roadster/design.


  • KIA's Hybrid Hits the Highways

    With a stunning design, roomy interior, class-leading fuel efficiency and a starting price of $26,500, the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid - Kia Motors America's first hybrid vehicle in the U.S. - will attract those looking for a stylish and well-appointed sedan that does not sacrifice style, comfort, performance or value for fuel efficiency.


  • Farthest-ever explosion found at edge of cosmos?

    A group of researchers claim they've found the most distant explosion ever detected, a pulse of high energy radiation sent by a disintegrating star near the very edge of the observable universe.


  • Illustration: Big Brother's online snooping by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    TITCH: Block Big Brother's Internet snoops

    Americans are moving more and more of our personal data onto the Internet. We send and save emails through Hotmail and Gmail. We share photos with Flickr and post videos on YouTube. We set up everything from our calendars to video rentals so they can be managed remotely from our cellphones and multiple computers.


  • Google tries to replace wallets with smartphones

    Google Inc. is trying to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.


  • associated press
Andrew Levan one of the researchers who say they have found the most distant explosion ever detected, a pulse of gamma radiation sent by a disintegrating star more than 13 billion light years away.

    Star burst was at edge of cosmos

    A group of researchers say they have found the most distant explosion ever detected, a pulse of high-energy radiation sent by a disintegrating star near the very edge of the observable universe.


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