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Apple Gives the Mac Pro a Super-Powered, Cylindrical Update

Apple teased a revamp of its desktop Mac Pro at WWDC today. According to Phil Schiller it's for users who want only the "fastest, most expensive Mac …

X3 Helicopter Sets Speed Record At Nearly 300 MPH

Hervé Jammayrac knows fast.<p>The Eurocopter test pilot set a new speed record for helicopters last week, achieving 255 knots (293 mph) in the …

Google's Real Secret Spy Program? Secure FTP

Google does not participate in any government program involving a lockbox or other equipment installed at its facilities to transfer court-ordered …

The Cleverest Bike Fender We've Ever Seen Is on Kickstarter

Car sales have dropped by 30 percent over the last five years — a change fueled by the great recession, but also shifting preferences for urban …

The Design Battle Behind Apple's iOS 7

The new iOS 7 is radically simplified, incredibly flat, colorful, and multi-layered. It is, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, “the biggest change to …

Comcast CEO unveils new platform for delivering TV programming

WASHINGTON -- Next time you want to see a Don Cheadle movie, all you may have to do is say the actor's name to your TV and it will tell you what your options are.<p>That was just one of the features Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts talked about during a session at the National Cable and …

Google wants to show drivers the Waze, buys Israeli maps startup

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google, which has already outpaced all other competitors in online maps, has sealed a $1-billion-plus deal for Waze, an Israeli social mapping company that is popular with drivers who use it on mobile devices to avoid traffic congestion.<p>Waze had been in discussions with Facebook …

Will your Apple device be able to update to iOS 7?

Apple's next mobile operating system, iOS 7, was unveiled Monday and will be available to the public in the fall. But will your mobile device be able to use it?<p>The new operating system -- built for the company's line of iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches -- brings with it a slew of new features and …

Actor LeVar Burton marks 30th anniversary of Reading Rainbow [video chat]

Thirty years ago, children began a wondrous and colorful journey with reading as the first episode of "Reading Rainbow" took to the<p>PBSairwaves.<p>This week, actor and Reading Rainbow shepherd and ambassador LeVar Burton is celebrating the franchise's birth -- and recent rebirth as a …

Chevrolet tries to spark Volt sales with up to $5,000 cash back

Chevrolet has again jumped into the fight to make alternative fueled vehicles more competitive, offering cash-back incentives for buyers of its Volt plug-in of $5,000 for 2012 models and $4,000 for 2013 models.<p>It's the latest chapter in a bid by several automakers to make their electric vehicles …

Google discloses how it transmits data to NSA, other U.S. agencies

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google and other technology companies are pushing back against media reports that they gave national intelligence agencies direct access to their servers to turn over emails and other online communication from users.<p>Google, Facebook and Microsoft each called on the U.S. government …