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No More Germs: A Self Sanitizing Keyboard

A consumer advocacy group commissioned the tests in which British microbiologist James Francis took a swab to 33 keyboards, a toilet seat and a toilet door handle at the publication’s London office in January.


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Multitaskers Paying A Mental Price

Not just for a day or two, but 12 days.


Print Your Own Silver Jewelry

To print an object, users either use 3D modeling software and upload a model to the site or customize a pre-designed object.


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Making Geekdom Cool And Profitable

By 1994, the former computer-science student had dropped out, turned a side job repairing PCs into Geek Squad, and was sending employees dressed in nerdy ensembles (too-short dark pants, white socks) to fix computer glitches at local companies or homes.


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Kid’s Apps And Books By Women For Your iPad: Hopscotch

A web developer and entrepreneur, Samantha John wants to change the world.


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The Keyboard Made Of Glass

Giddings is president and CEO of Giddings Product Development.


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Niche Biz: Tablets for Kids

While a new tablet launch isn’t breaking news anymore, there’s one that’s unlike any other yet to be released—it’s a full-fledged mobile computing device for kids ages three to 10 that lets them play educational games, watch videos from providers such as PBS and National Geographic for Kids, as well as engage in social activities like e-mail and video mail.


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Small Biz-Friendly Computers: HP vs Apple

HP’s Elite series of products–to date targeted primarily at large corporate customers–are now being pitched aggressively to small business, which Hutcheson describes as an unmanaged IT environment with less than 500 seats.


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IBM’s Watson Computer to Do Sales and Customer Support

Think about it: how many times have you asked a salesperson a question about a product, only to have a blank smile or glib response fired back?


Teen Builds Homemade Computer

[Jack Eisenmann] built an 8-bit computer out of microchips, a plastic Tupperware case, and tons of wires.