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Friday, January 24,2014

Atomic clock at CU Boulder sets new records in precision and stability

JILA strontium clock project ushers in a new era in precision timekeeping

By Caitlin Rockett
The world’s most precise clock now resides on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder.
Wednesday, January 22,2014

Broadband reaches warp speed in British test

A joint test in London clocks fastest broadband speed ever measured

By Caitlin Rockett
The BCC is reporting that the “fastest ever” broadband speeds have been achieve in a test in London.
Tuesday, January 21,2014

Amazon goes Minority Report

Online retailer planning to ship items before you buy

By Josh Gross
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that online retailer Amazon has been granted a patent for "anticipatory shipping."
Friday, January 17,2014

Authorities seize $28 million in bitcoins from Silk Road

Says currency is evidence

By Josh Gross
The BBC is reporting that U.S. authorities have seized $28 million in bitcoin from online purchase site, Silk Road.
Wednesday, January 15,2014

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to speak at SXSW

Will appear via sattelite video

By Josh Gross
It was just announced that Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, will perform an interview at this year's SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, TX.
Monday, January 13,2014

You may soon be able to 3D print a brain scanner

Home electroencephalography may be on the way

By Josh Gross
  For those not tremendously interested in the impacts that 3D printing may have on manufacturing, Wired is reporting that  a team of developers are working on a 3D-printable brain scanne
Wednesday, January 8,2014

Kanye West is not amused by Coinye West

Files lawsuit to stop parody virtual currency

By Josh Gross
Rapper Kanye West filed a cease and desist order against the creators of Coinye West, a parody virtual currency.
Tuesday, December 31,2013

FAA approves drone testing in U.S. skies

Six states to serve as test sites

By Josh Gross
The AP is reporting that sites in six states in the U.S. have received federal approval to test unmanned aerial vehicles, drones. From the article... Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dak
Tuesday, December 17,2013

DIY Spacesuits are now a thing

Portland man plans to ride balloon to the stars

By Josh Gross
The latest episode of design podcast, 99 Percent Invisible, delves into a topic long written off as mad science for supervillains: the DIY Spacesuit, The podcast spends some time hanging out with P
Tuesday, October 22,2013

Apple draws big crowds for new product unveiling

Apple showed off two new iPads and two new Macs at the event, announcing that all four would be on sale before the end of 2013.