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NFL free agency: Pot of gold elusive

In reality, such freedom is available to a sliver of the NFL population. In three years since the league's new collective bargaining agreement went …

Xbox One was the top-selling console in the US last month

Market research firm NPD has now recorded a full month of console sales for the PS4 and Xbox One in the US, and it's revealing today that Microsoft’s latest console topped the sales charts for the month of December. Microsoft has long dominated with the Xbox 360 in the US, and it appears that …

In A Landmark Legal Decision, Google Wins The Right To Scan Pretty Much Every Book Ever

The decision was formally made that Google Books can continue its efforts to digitally capture around 20 million books without legal repercussions, reports GigaOM.<p>Judge Denny Chin made the ruling based on the fact that Google's digitization of the source material is "highly transformative" and …

Teen sleep zombies: Should high schools have later start times?  - TODAY.com

The U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the day of many parents of high school kids this week when he suggested that a later school start time would be beneficial, as it would give teens the opportunity for more sleep.<p>Duncan said that studies have shown that students do better if they …

iPhone 5C preorders to start 12:01 a.m. PT on Friday

Among US carriers, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and AT&T have so far confirmed the early morning preorders for the 5C.<p>US consumers aiming to preorder Apple's new iPhone 5C will have their chance starting 12:01 a.m. PT tomorrow.<p>Verizon and Sprint have both set up Web pages announcing the preorders and …

Mobile Technology

What I like and what I don’t like about the new Apple iPhones

Advertisement<p>34 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>From manufacturing processes to marrying elements of user experience with hardware components, Apple(s aapl) …

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

Derek Jeter's season is over

...And possibly his career as well.<p>Derek Jeter is going on the disabled list, "effectively" ending his season in the words of New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman (as first reported by Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News). Ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson said that Jeter's ankle …

Mark Sanchez injury: Shoulder surgery may be necessary, per report

The Mark Sanchez shoulder injury is no longer a day-to-day matter.<p>Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez may need to undergo surgery to repair a labral tear in his right shoulder, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported on Wednesday night on Twitter. However, Sanchez later disputed the necessity of that …

Associated Press News

Mark Zuckerberg on NSA spying: 'The government blew it'

Facebook CEO calls for more transparency in interview at TechCrunch Disrupt<p>The federal government has done a bad job recently in balancing its job protecting US citizens from terrorism with its role in defending civil liberties, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said today at TechCrunch Disrupt. …