Technology

7:33am

Fri September 21, 2012
The Two-Way

BlackBerry Is Back - Did You Know It Was Out?

Research In Motion

Although it didn't affect users in North America, BlackBerry's email service was out for a few hours today in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. About three hours ago, BlackBerry's parent company, Research in Motion, sent a tweet warning that some users were "experiencing issues" with their service.

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2:32pm

Wed September 19, 2012
The Two-Way

Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook Among Those Forming New Lobbying Group

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 2:55 pm

The big names on the Internet are forming a new lobbying group they hope will influence lawmakers when it comes to privacy and piracy.

The Washington Post reports that Google, Amazon, eBay, Facebook and 10 other Web companies formed the Internet Association to counter any efforts to issue new rules for their industry.

The Post adds:

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8:24am

Tue September 18, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

Denver Voters: Do You Ballot Trace?

Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder

If you're a mail ballot voter, the Denver Elections Division offers a program for tracking your ballot. It sounds a lot like ordering straight from Amazon in a lot of cases.

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2:48pm

Mon September 17, 2012
All Tech Considered

Singapore's Rising Tech Industry Draws Expat Innovators And Investors

Originally published on Mon September 17, 2012 4:39 pm

Andrew Roth is co-founder of Perx, a Singapore-based firm that uses smartphones as virtual loyalty cards.
Anthony Kuhn NPR

For the past six years in a row, the World Bank has rated the Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore as the easiest place in the world to do business. Drawn in part by this reputation, money and talent are pouring into the island nation's growing technology sector.

One of Facebook's co-founders recently renounced his American citizenship and relocated to Singapore, where he has been investing in tech startups.

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1:13pm

Mon September 17, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Where There's 'Sexting, 'There May Be Sex

Originally published on Mon September 17, 2012 1:35 pm

When texts become "sexts."
iStockphoto.com

How many teens are sending sexual photos or texts by phone? And what else are they doing?

Researchers surveyed nearly 2,000 high schoolers in Los Angeles to find out. Among kids who had cellphones or access to them (and that cover almost all of them), about 15 percent reported "sexting."

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