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Friday night topic: Smoking and slow-cooking
— 7:12 PM on December 30, 2011

So it turns out both Geoff and I got Bradley electric smokers for Christmas this year. I'm pretty excited to try mine, but...

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Hasbro sues Asus over Transformer brand
— 6:00 AM on December 22, 2011

Asus has emerged as one of the chief players in the tablet market with its Transformer devices, and Hasbro isn't happy about it. According to...

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Ripped Zacate pic becomes TR's Everywhere Girl
— 11:35 AM on December 20, 2011

In late October 2010, I flew out to Austin for the first demonstration of AMD's Brazos platform—and a chance to test it. I was sitting...

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AT&T calls off T-Mobile acquisition bid
— 5:05 PM on December 19, 2011

The carrier merger of the decade won't happening after all. After getting blackballed by the FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice, AT&T's planned acquisition of...

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Researchers: HP LaserJet printers can be remotely exploited
— 3:34 PM on November 29, 2011

Could someone remotely hack into your printer, steal your personal information, and then set the device on fire? Yes, according to researchers who went public...

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PCIe 4.0 to hit 16 GT/s; base spec due in 2014-2015
— 1:13 PM on November 29, 2011

As the first PCI Express 3.0-compatible motherboards slowly begin to seep into the marketplace, the next major revision of the interconnect is already in the...

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Friday night topic: The golden age of... everything?
— 5:52 PM on November 4, 2011

I've been thinking some lately about how our modern perspective warps our sense of scale about history. The simple fact of the matter is...

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Friday night topic: Is inequality still a winning motivator?
— 5:30 PM on October 28, 2011

I've been watching the Occupy Wall Street effort and its associated attempts in other U.S. cities with some fascination. The running joke is that...

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

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Friday night topic: Education versus career
— 8:35 PM on September 30, 2011

So here is, I think, an interesting question. What did you do for your education, and what do you now do (if you're finished...

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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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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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