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Friday night topic: faster-than-light neutrinos
— 5:48 PM on September 23, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock this week, odds are you've heard about that experiment at CERN—you know, the one where researchers detected particles...

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It's official: Apotheker is out, Whitman is in at HP
— 3:56 PM on September 22, 2011

Over the span of about a day, we've gone from rumors about a possible CEO change at HP to an official announcement, which names...

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Whitman may take over as HP's CEO today
— 12:31 PM on September 22, 2011

HP's rumored change in leadership could happen sooner than we thought. According to "multiple sources" quoted by AllThingsD, HP will announce the replacement of...

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HP CEO Apotheker may soon get the axe
— 6:00 AM on September 22, 2011

After just 11 months at HP's helm, Leo Apotheker might be about to get the axe. At least, that's what the Wall Street Journal

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WSJ: Smaller daily deal sites dropping like flies
— 10:57 AM on September 20, 2011

Ever wonder why some corners of the web are practically littered with Groupon ads? The Wall Street Journal has put together an exposé on...

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Usable electric cable crafted from carbon nanotubes
— 11:15 AM on September 19, 2011

Carbon nanotubes are pretty cool. The microscopic, cylindrical structures are physically strong and highly conductive, making them a potentially attractive alternative to copper wiring....

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NCIX opens new California distribution center
— 2:25 PM on September 16, 2011

Right off the bat, I should disclose that NCIX advertises here at TR. However, I've been buying PC components from NCIX for about a...

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Cloudy with a chance of backups
— 10:44 AM on September 13, 2011

You've probably been there before. You just realized that you've overwritten an important file and have no way of getting it back. Last month's backup...

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Life after Moore's Law
— 9:20 AM on September 9, 2011

Recently, I've been turning the pages of Michio Kaku's new book, Physics of the Future. While much of its content echoes what was said...

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External reservoirs offer novel alternative to expensive printer cartridges
— 10:49 AM on September 8, 2011

Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools site is full of neat stuff, and a recent post on inkjet printers caught my eye. Buying cartridges is...

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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

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72-point mystery
— 10:33 AM on September 6, 2011

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Friday night topic: The youth are revolting
— 5:05 PM on August 19, 2011

With the recent riots in London, flash mobs in D.C., and teeming gangs of feral teenagers prompting my hometown of Kansas City to institute...

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Friday night topic: Cutting the cord
— 5:22 PM on August 12, 2011

So this post in the forums by TheEmrys, along with a recent encounter with shockingly clear digital TV reception in my area with a...

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Friday night topic: When online relationships enter the real world
— 5:00 PM on August 5, 2011

The eighth edition of the renowned TR BBQ goes down this weekend in Holland, Michigan. Fresh from a smaller meetup in Kansas...

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Friday night topic: The ethics of Anonymous and LulzSec
— 6:15 PM on July 29, 2011

I'm sure most of you are familiar with Anonymous and LulzSec at this point—they've certainly made plenty of headlines. Well, in a joint announcement...

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Un-bustin' (monitor) caps with a soldering gat
— 11:19 PM on July 28, 2011

There comes a point in every computer guy's day when the phone rings, and a distraught acquaintance begins reciting error messages or describing some symptom...

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Friday night topic: Best fast-food burger?
— 5:48 PM on July 22, 2011

Who has the best fast food burger, and why?  Discuss.

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