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Netflix is doing its job to reduce piracy in North America

05/17/2011, We’ve previously covered about how bit-torrent downloading rates in the US have been going down, while the number of Netflix subscribers has been slowly rising. Well, it looks like we have more details to corroborate with the theory that Netflix is...

Samsung enters the US LED lighting market

05/17/2011, Producing some of the best LED displays around especially in the TV market and in smartphones (Super AMOLED displays anyone?) Samsung is no stranger when it comes to LEDs. It looks like they’re tired of conquering the LED display market, and have...

AT&T publishes reasons for wanting to acquire T-Mobile

04/22/2011, We all know that AT&T had the intention of buying out T-Mobile to effectively turn into the largest carrier in the US, but why did they want to do it? According to a filing with the FCC published on their MobilizeEverything site, they revealed the...

Google Map Maker now available in the US

04/19/2011, Google Maps is one of the most widely used navigation services in the world, but in case you didn’t know – the maps didn’t appear by magic. Most of the locations and places you find on Google Maps have been painstakingly added by people...

US military to make use of special eyewear for calling in airstrikes

04/11/2011, Airstrikes are deadly when used effectively and precisely. Calling down airstrikes in a wrong location could result in civilian casualties and even friendly fire. The military has been looking for more accurate and effective ways to call in air weaponry....

US Navy fires laser gun from ship for the first time

04/11/2011, The US Navy recently took a major leap forward in terms of weapon technology recently. They mounted a solid-state laser called the Maritime Laser Demonstrator aboard a decommissioned destroyer, the USS Paul Foster. With a motorboat a mile away from the...

AT&T and Verizon forced to share network with rivals for data

04/07/2011, AT&T and Verizon, the two largest carriers in America, have just been instructed by the FCC to share their networks with smaller carriers for the transfer of data. Right now the carriers have already been making deals with their rivals to share...

XM-25 computer smartgun promo video released

04/06/2011, The XM-25, computer smartgun from ATK that recently received a $66 million contract and is being moved into production stages has just been shown off in an impressive video demonstration. The futuristic weapon is more than just a collection of metal and...

Free WiFi hotspots outnumber paid WiFi hotspots in the US

03/09/2011, For the first time ever, the amount of free WiFi hotspots in the US outnumber the amount of paid WiFi locations. According to some statistics released by JiWire, an advertising company that specializes in marketing through WiFi networks, the growth of...

Spotify to arrive in the US very soon

02/23/2011, According to Reuters, Spotify have been reported to be only “a few weeks away” from closing a deal with Universal Music Group – the world’s largest music company. Once complete, the deal will allow the service to launch in the US, even...

Spotify hitting the States soon?

02/08/2011, According to a report on All Things D, Spotify will be making its way to our shores very soon. The music streaming service that’s been available in Europe for quite some time was been made available for a select group of users in the US for...

US military enforces disks ban

12/10/2010, The mighty US military has already issued a disk ban – that means not being able to use CDs, DVDs, USB flash drives and other kinds of removable media at the threat of a court martial. According to Maj. Gen. Richard Webber, commander of Air Force...