Articles that Craig discussed on the show
Here are some of the articles that Craig discussed on the show.
“Oogling My Googling”
- A wave of pious indignation and table-thumping has spread across the nation's editorial pages over the freedom to search for Internet porn. Don't get me wrong: I think you do have the right to search for porn. But it is interesting to see what gets people's First Amendment gag reflex going. The Baltimore Sun, for example, warns that a "witch-hunt" for search-engine abusers might be around the corner if Google cooperates with the government.
Devious Tactic Snags Phone Data
- Online information brokers pried thousands of private cell-phone records from Verizon Wireless by posing as speech-impaired customers and company employees, court documents show.
The charges, which appear in a civil suit filed by Verizon in Florida late last year, shed a rare light on the shadowy world of online phone-record vendors
Web Sites judged in a blink
- Internet users can give Web sites a thumbs up or thumbs down in less than the blink of an eye, according to a study by Canadian researchers.
In just a brief one-twentieth of a second -- less than half the time it takes to blink -- people make aesthetic judgments that influence the rest of their experience with an Internet site.
Tokyo to get world's first 'maglev' elevato
- The world's first elevators controlled by magnetic levitation will debut as early as 2008, a Tokyo-based company said Tuesday.
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corp. will employ so-called maglev technology -- capable of suspending objects in mid-air through the combination of magnetic attraction and repulsion -- to control the lifts, it said in a statement.
E*Trade Offers to Reimburse Any Victims of Online Fraud
- E*Trade Financial said yesterday that it would fully reimburse any customer who is the victim of fraudulent activity - the first online brokerage company to offer the kind of protection that users of credit and debit cards receive.
Corel debuts revamped WordPerfect Office software
- Corel Corp. launched a new version of its budget WordPerfect Office software package on Tuesday, with the Canadian software maker saying it is a cheaper alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s (Nasdaq:MSFT - news) Office software.
Ottawa-based Corel said its new WordPerfect Office X3 includes the ability to import and export documents, spreadsheets and presentations to the Portable Document Files (PDF) format, as well as revamped e-mail features.
Qatar Leads Arab World in Tech Education
- Hot winds from the Arabian Gulf whip recently planted palm trees. A cab driver from Nigeria gets directions from a Pakistani security guard. A forest of construction cranes groans to life. Nearby, sand dunes stretch for miles.
Measuring wrinkles, sun damage with software
- I never thought I could say definitively that 7 percent of my face is wrinkled, 30 percent of my pores are inflamed and on a scale of 50, my California sun-soaked skin scores 26 for ultraviolet damage.
I tested, firsthand, emerging bioscience technology that applies hard numbers to my skin's health.