<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[Denver home to new, tiny, green-friendly Starbucks design]]> LEED certification is typically reserved for your big skyscrapers or your university academic buildings. But coffee giant Starbucks is thinking small, and it's taking LEED certification with it.]]> <![CDATA['Modern Warfare 2' video game scores record sales in launch]]> <![CDATA[New Web site is a one-stop job shop]]> <![CDATA[Twitter Rolls Out Targeted Tweets for Advertisers]]> Twitter today unveiled a new advertising tool that will let companies target their tweets at specific users. With targeted tweets, companies can post messages that only appear for users in specific regions or on certain devices.]]> <![CDATA[Google may be planning Siri rival for later this year]]> Google could be cooking up a new voice assistant designed to out-Siri Siri. The company is said to have a new system in the works dubbed "Assistant" designed to help people complete tasks by voice. And if Google's plans come together, Assistant could debut in the fourth quarter, according to TechCrunch.]]> <![CDATA[Internet Explorer security vulnerability: Dump IE for now, experts say]]> Hackers have discovered a way to attack computers running Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 or 9 on Windows machines, exploiting a critical vulnerability.]]> <![CDATA[FCC decision on network neutrality overturned by U.S. appeals court]]> A federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned a Federal Communications Commission ruling that forced cable giant Comcast Corp. to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing through its network. The decision strikes at the FCC's ability to force so-called network neutrality on telecommunications companies. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled the FCC overstepped its bounds and lacked direct statutory authority from Congress to regulate Internet traffic. Enacting network neutrality rules is a major priority of FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, who took over in early 2009.]]> <![CDATA[Netflix to expand to Latin America]]> <![CDATA[Apple sells 1 million iPads in first month]]> <![CDATA[New iPhone apps allow plastic-surgery hopefuls to 'Heidi' themselves]]> <![CDATA[Imminent iPad 3 launch prompts iPad 2 sale at Best Buy]]> Apple is all but confirmed to be planning a press conference for March 7th during which it will unveil its next-generation iPad tablet. The iPad 3 is expected to feature a high-definition 2,048 x 1,536-pixel Retina Display along with a faster quad-core Apple A6 processor, embedded 4G LTE, an upgraded rear camera and a redesigned case.]]> <![CDATA[Apple wants to bring the watch back — with iOS]]> <![CDATA[Google files for patent on Siri-like TV user interface ]]> Google has filed for a patent on a technology that would let users search their program listings with only the sound of their voice.]]> <![CDATA[Dish Network's new DVR system eliminates commercials]]> We all used to be annoyed by commercials. Thanks to the wonders of DVR, we’re now just annoyed by the need to fast-forward through commercials, and then maybe also rewind for a few seconds if we go too far, and thus still be forced to experience the last few annoying milliseconds of that Zooey Deschanel iPhone ad. But what if there were a way to eliminate advertisements from your TV-watching experience? That’s the pitch behind a new DVR feature released last week for Dish Network subscribers called “the Auto-Hop,” which replaces commercial breaks with a few pregnant moments of black screen.]]> <![CDATA[AT&T’s 4G and T-Mobile’s 3G found to be nation’s fastest wireless services]]> The four major carriers in the United States — Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile — all advertise some form of 4G technology, whether it is LTE, WiMAX or HSPA , and each company claims to have either the most reliable, biggest, fastest or best network.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft Store mirrors popular concept of its rival]]> SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Blink an eye, and the Microsoft Store could be mistaken for an Apple Store. The sign over the doorway has no letters, only a Windows logo instead of an Apple silhouette. Wood bar tables display desktops and laptops, and Zunes and Windows Mobile phones replace iPods and iPhones. The walls are painted stark white to showcase the products.]]> <![CDATA[Unknown Samsung smartphone, possible Galaxy S4, leaked on Chinese forum]]> A Chinese forum poster put up images of a previously unseen Samsung smartphone that may be the upcoming Galaxy S4.]]> <![CDATA[Ahead of iPad debut, Samsung hits Apple with a suit]]> Some credit has to be given to Samsung Electronics' sense of timing. Just hours before Apple is set to unveil the latest iteration of its iPad, the technology giant was hit with yet another patent lawsuit from Samsung. This time, Samsung is alleging in a suit filed in South Korea that Apple's iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are violating three patents, according to Reuters.]]> <![CDATA[Taking the taboo out of mature gaming]]> It’s like clockwork; moments after popping open any game that has a mature rating, my 10-year-old son seems to appear at my elbow to ask if he can play it with me. It’s a mix of things that draws Tristan to these games that he knows I don’t let him play. I suspect the fact that I’ve told him he can’t play them tops the list, followed by the fact that they deal with topics considered taboo for most children.]]> <![CDATA[Facebook sells $6.6 million in shares to fund]]>