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Segway: The new polo mount

Silicon Valley polo players are replacing horses with Segways. At the Maker Faire, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discussed [video] how you can turn the $4,000 (or rent for $35 per hour) human transport machine in an agile, lightweight polo mount.

April 24, 2006 by Dan Farber


Intel adds vPro to brand family

Intel launched vPro, its latest brand today, this time for Windows PCs aimed at business usage. The emphasis of vPro is on manageability, security and performance of the new generation of Intel's Core microarchitecture.

April 24, 2006 by Dan Farber


Homes too smart for their own good?

Although intelligent home application proposals are loopy and even dangerous, the problem of an aging population has stimulated a whole new research area that looks sensible and even exciting.

April 24, 2006 by Ed Gottsman


Exalead enters the search ring

King of Internet search Google recently made a splash with its latest enterprise search appliances, encroaching on the territory populated by companies like Autonomy, FAST and Endeca. But Google isn’t the only “upstart” advancing into enterprise search.

April 23, 2006 by Dan Farber

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EFF's sender pay email debate ends in draw

Last night Mitch Kapor, Esther Dyson and Danny O’Brien debated the pros and cons of sender-pay email at a fundraiser for the Electronic Frontier Foundation held at the Roxie Film Center in the Mission district. Actually Mitch was the moderator, but the co-founder of EFF and Chair of the Open Source Applications Foundation got a few shots in.

April 21, 2006 by Dan Farber