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Norway, Netherlands Threaten Fines For iTunes Monopoly

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by Mike Zazaian January 25, 2007 - 4:36pm, 12 Comments >>

An Apple Store logo
Consumer protection agencies from Norway and the Netherlands have threatened to take legal action against Apple unless iTunes file-sharing limitations are lifted by later this year.

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Photon Tapped for High-Capacity Storage

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by Mike Zazaian January 20, 2007 - 3:44pm, 15 Comments >>

Images of the letters 'UR' as stored on a single photon by John Howell and his team of researchers

Scientists at the University of Rochester have stored an entire image-worth of data within a single photon, promising unsurpassed quantities of data storage for the era of quantum computing that lies before us.

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Senate Bill Could Restrict Political Commentary

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by Mike Zazaian January 18, 2007 - 2:21pm, 38 Comments >>

Cartoon depicting violation of first amendment rights online
In a move that mirrors China’s attempts to censor political bloggers, members of the United States Senate have drafted a bill that would criminalize bloggers and other media pundits who criticize the US Congress without a license to do so.

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Video Games: Food For the Brain

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by Mike Zazaian January 16, 2007 - 4:25pm, 4 Comments >>

Richard Ryan, professor of psychology, left, and graduate student Andrew Przybylski.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester indicates that video games provide players with much more than a good time.

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Airport Scanner Takes X-Rated X-Rays

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by Mike Zazaian December 4, 2006 - 3:35pm, 53 Comments >>

Demonstration of a man standing in front of a Secure 1000 backscatter x-ray machine

A new x-ray scanner at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport takes skin-deep photos of passengers to detect guns and explosives, but should personal privacy be the price of safety?

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Scientists Test Sonic Levitation on Goldfish

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by Mike Zazaian December 1, 2006 - 1:44pm, 4 Comments >>

A goldfish suspended in the sonic levitation device

Researchers at the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China have developed a device that uses sound waves to levitate objects and small animals. Needless to say there has been substantial unrest in the Chinese cockroach community.

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Kutaragi Bumped From Sony Top Spot

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by Mike Zazaian November 30, 2006 - 4:19pm, 1 Comment >>

Sony CEO and President Ken Kutaragi

Following myriad delays and shortages for the Playstation 3, Sony Computer Entertainment President and CEO Ken Kutaragi has effectively been relegated to a less hands-on role.

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GM Touts Dual-Mode Hybrids, Plug-Ins for 2008

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by Mike Zazaian November 29, 2006 - 2:51pm, 11 Comments >>

GM's dual-mode hybrid Saturn Green Line SUV, due out in 2008

While GM may have come late to the hybrid party, they’re storming onto the scene with the announcement of dual-mode and plug-in hybrid vehicles for 2008 and 2009.

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Sony Files Patent for Skin-Powered Headphones

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by Mike Zazaian November 28, 2006 - 9:29pm, 6 Comments >>

An image of Sony's skin-powered headphones as seen in the patent filing

Engineers at Sony are developing a set of wireless headphones that use a person’s skin to transmit a signal between the headpiece and music source.

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TechFreep Resumes

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by Mike Zazaian November 27, 2006 - 4:30pm, 6 Comments >>

A view of Los Angeles from the Hollywood Hills

Yes, it’s much longer than I said it was going to be, but TechFreep is finally back after some time. I apologize to everyone who kept checking back for new articles, but the move to L.A. was much more strenuous than I had initially anticipated.

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