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Lawrence Lessig sees compensation after rights holder’s YouTube takedown
A court ruled that video of Lessig's lecture, which used copyrighted music, was fair use.
New Android OEM licensing terms leak; “Open” comes with a lot of restric...
A look at a Gingerbread-era list of the requirements Google imposes on Android OEMs.
Putting hard drive reliablity to the test shows not all disks are equal
Failure rates vary from 2 percent to 24 percent per year, depending on make, model.
Open source smart thermostats rise to compete with Nest after Google acq...
Spark, Adafruit, and homebrew solutions dip their toes in smart home territory.
Sustainable butcher shop responds to PETA attack in classiest way possible
Yo PETA! Pick on someone your own size. Not a local butcher shop that uses free-range, uncaged, hormone-free animals.
Search for exomoons turns up fluffy, Earth-sized planet
No moons found, but the lightest planet ever measured pops out of Kepler data.
Why AT&T says it can deny Google Fiber access to its poles in Austin
Google isn't a telecom or cable provider, so it has to pay more for access.
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FindTheBest destroys “matchmaking” patent, pushes RICO case against troll
The patent is found abstract, six months and $200,000 after the suit was filed.
When benchmarks aren’t enough: CPU performance in the Nexus 5
An examination of performance throttling prompted by LG and Google's latest.
Government requests for user information double over three years
Over the past three years, we've continued to add more details to the report, and we're doing so again today. We're including additional inf
Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means nece...
Android is open—except for all the good parts.
World's biggest solar thermal power plant fired up in California
As of Tuesday, the sprawling Ivanpah solar power plant in California's Mojave Desert started supplying electricity to up to 200,000 homes.
The Most Important Story You Didn't Hear Last Week: Unelected Detroit Of...
Last week, as the temperature soared to 90 degrees in Detroit, Michigan suffered a major power outage after an unelected city official decid
Intel aims another barrel at ARM with synthesizable, ultra-low-power Quark
For when Atom is too fast, expensive, and power hungry.
Sometimes storing electricity makes no (energetic) sense
For wind, discarding the energy may be more efficient than building big batteries.
NASA test-fires 3D printed rocket parts: low cost, high power innovation
Propulsion engineers focus on R&D and pushing new tech into private industry.
Learn about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the Google ...
This August marks the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II. Working together with th
$100 million worth of natural gas goes up in flames every month in North...
Drillers in the state don't have an easy way to get their natural gas to market, so nearly a third of it is being flared off, i.e. totally w