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House Lawmakers Vote To Repeal ‘Tech Tax’

The Massachusetts House has approved a repeal of an unpopular new technology tax.

09/25/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Rage Spreads In Social Media

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at a new study that finds rage is the emotion most likely to spread across social media.

09/25/2013

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New ‘Smart Card’ Technology To Reduce Credit Card Fraud

It’s a small silver square sending a wave of ripple effects through retail – a small microchip on the front of credit cards that hopes to greatly reduce credit fraud.

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Boston Commuters Call ‘Waze’ App A Lifesaver

Pick any major road into Boston at 8 a.m. and it’s going to be a mess.

09/23/2013

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Doctors Report More Cases Of “Sleep Texting”

Although there is some obvious potential for embarrassment, there is also a concern about the health consequences.

09/20/2013

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Crowd Lines Up In Boston As iPhone 5S Goes On Sale

BOSTON (CBS)- Six years after it first debuted – new versions of the Apple iPhone prove the brand can still draw a crowd. Hundreds lined up at the flagship store on Boylston Street Friday morning […]

09/20/2013

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Go Daddy Acquires Waltham Company

The largest provider of domain names in the country is buying a Boston company that specializes in the domain name aftermarket.

09/19/2013

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CNET en Español Is Here

Our sister site, CNET has just launched a Spanish language version filled with reviews, news and videos with an emphasis on topics that matter to the Spanish speaking audience.

09/19/2013

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2013 Ig Nobel Award Winners: Beer Goggles, Dung Beetles, Standing Cows

An experiment that proved people who think they are drunk also think they are attractive and another that showed lost dung beetles can use the Milky Way to find their way home were among the winners at this year’s Ig Nobel awards ceremony held Thursday.

09/13/2013

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Lawmakers Seek Repeal Of ‘Tech Tax’

Democratic legislative leaders say they will move to repeal an unpopular new technology tax, but will not propose new taxes to replace the lost revenue.

09/12/2013

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High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

2011 FIRST Robotics Competition

High school students competed in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition in Manchester, N.H. on Friday, March 4.

A Non-Glasses 3D Mobile DTV from LG Electronics is unveiled at the LG press conference at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show 2011

The newest and greatest in consumer electronics were on display at the 2011 CES in Las Vegas.

An Apple employee holds a new iPod Nano at an Apple Special Event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 1, 2010 in San Francisco. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New iPods, Apple TV

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a refreshed lineup of iPods and a smaller Apple TV during a presentation in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 2010.

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Notable Inventions By M.I.T. Grads

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the most prestigious schools in the nation for a reason.

A receptionist robot, produced by Japan’s robot maker Kokoro smiles during a demonstration at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo on Nov. 25, 2009. (credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Back in the 1970s, it was easy for the “Six Million Dollar Man,” Steve Austin, to spot a robotic person — or a fembot as the hip sci-fi show called them. In 2010, Japanese robotics […]

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