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Apple May Be Working With Quanta Computer on Larger iPad

Apple is continuing development of its rumored larger-sized iPad and working with supplier Quanta Computer, reports Chinese site <i>United Daily News</i> (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>) [Google Translation]. The report from <i>United Daily News</i> refers to the larger tablet as a 12-inch device, but rumors from <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Rideshare Services Like Lyft, Sidecar, And UberX Are Officially Legal In California

California’s ridesharing services claimed a significant victory today: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has unanimously voted to legalize services like Lyft, Sidecar, and Uber‘s UberX, which will be classified under a new category of public transportation called “transportation …

Georgia Bulldogs with All-SEC Potential in 2013

The Georgia Bulldogs managed to score more points in 2012 than any offense in team history.<p>The offense is completely reloaded again this year. Tavarres King is the only main contributor who's missing from the lineup, as he's taken his talents to the Denver Broncos. Michael Bennett returns from a …

College Football

Contract holds up Doc Rivers deal

<i>This story has been corrected. Read below.</i><p>The official completion of the deal that will send Doc Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers is being delayed …

Crowdstar Picks Up An Extra $12M To Fuel Its Move Onto Tablets, Mobile

Crowdstar, the social and mobile gaming company that has built several fashion-focused titles, just picked up another $12 million from existing investors to bring two products to market later this year.<p>As you might expect, both are mobile and Crowdstar CEO Jeffrey Tseng says the company now has a …

First Person Shooter: Taser's new cop-cam takes aim at perps and privacy

You hear a <i>click</i>, like the sound of a light switch. Or a pencil being snapped.<p>You’re facing away from it, looking straight ahead, just as you were instructed. The <i>click</i> and the searing pain you feel are nearly instantaneous. But your mind tricks you into thinking that there’s a distinct period …

They're watching: why city-wide surveillance failed to stop the Boston bombing

All day Sunday, police directed traffic around a blocked-off section of Boylston Street in downtown Boston where bombs had gone off nearly a week earlier, killing three and wounding hundreds. A makeshift memorial had been set up to honor the dead with personal messages and flowers, and old running …

Lawmakers rush to ban 3D-printed guns, but enforcement options are murky

Local legislators take aim at a plastic pistol<p>Defense Distributed's attempts to 3D print a firearm have always been a shot across the bow of politicians. The group made a point of naming its ammo magazines after anti-gun legislators, and founder Cody Wilson has said the project is a way to make …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

NBA star Grant Hill announces his retirement

Ankle injuries kept Grant Hill from playing a full 82-game NBA schedule all but one season<p>INDIANAPOLIS – Grant Hill, one of basketball's most versatile players who never reached his full potential because of debilitating injuries, is calling it a career in the NBA.<p>The 18-year veteran and seven-time …

The Owlets & The Outsider

Nike introduces Masters-inspired Tiger Woods shoe

<b>By Mike Stachura</b><p>As Spike Lee used to say in the old Nike Air Jordan commercials, "Money, it's got to be the shoes."<p>Tiger Woods' Nike Free running shoe-inspired golf may not be the sole key to his return to the top of the world rankings, but they are distinctive enough to inspire a special version …

Got aches, pains? Golf Pain Away says it has answers

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Can it be this easy, to eliminate or lessen aches and pains with an all-natural roll-on? Yes, it can, according to those at Golf Pain Away.<p>An Australian, Ralph Linford, developed the product, which is marketed there under the brand name Elmore Oil. "It's one of the leading brands of …

"Jack's Majors": 18 paintings in one portfolio book

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Tiger Woods' resurgence with the Masters on the horizon again brings Jack Nicklaus' 18 major championship victories into focus, the perfect time to introduce a portfolio of paintings showcasing each of them.<p>Renowned golf artist Walt Spitzmiller has painted a scene from each of …

Game Golf will track statistical data for you

<b>By John Strege</b><p>Statistical data conceivably could help anyone improve their golf, but taking the time and trouble to gather it is problematic. Until now.<p>A software engineer from Ireland, John McGuire, CEO of Active Mind Technology, has developed a system by which the data is collected for you.<p>Game …

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Another game-winner lifts Ohio State over Arizona, into Elite Eight

LOS ANGELES — The Ohio State Buckeyes dressed in the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room Thursday night, and somehow it was LaQuinton Ross, a sophomore sub, who drew Kobe Bryant's locker.<p>Perfect.<p>Bryant, who has ended countless Lakers' victories with dramatic shots, couldn't have played the hero any …