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Connecticut banks targeted by tech-savvy bandit

A growing threat to the security of personal bank accounts around the world has reared its ugly head in Connecticut.

Factory fined after robot nearly kills man

A Swedish factory north of Stockholm was fined $3,000 after a robot nearly killed one of its employees.

Study: Texting raises crash risk 23 times

While texting and driving has always been considered dangerous, a new Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study really puts things into perspective.

Device brings pregnant women closer to unborn child

An invention that converts data collected from ultrasound and MRI scans are giving pregnant women the opportunity to hold full-scale plaster models of their unborn children, the Times of London reports.

Google to give 100K users access to Wave this fall

Google recently announced that about 100,000 users will be invited to take a test drive of the company’s reimagined Web-based e-mail interface known as Google Wave beginning on September 30.

Check out the eclipse of the century… live on the Internet

The longest total solar eclipse of the century will plunge parts of Asia into the darkness tonight at 8:15 p.m. E.D.T., NASA reports.

In Twitterverse, ‘u r what u tweet’

I had the opportunity to write a fun story about Twitter for today’s print edition of the Connecticut Post. The feature is targeted for folks who are not familiar with the social networking Web site.

Remembering an out-of-this-world walk

Although you may feel like you know all that there is to know about the historic steps Neil Armstrong took 40 years ago tomorrow on the moon, the Internet opens up the flood gates to information, video and images you have likely never seen — or least appreciated — before.

Wired: AT&T denies MMS/tethering iPhone rumors

AT&T has denied Internet reports that the telephone company would be delaying multi-media messaging (images, audio, video, rich text,) and that a tethering plan would cost an additional $55 per month for iPhone users in an e-mail to

Jackson memorial offers glimpse of social media potential

The King of Pop has clearly regained his throne since his untimely passing on June 25 — dominating Billboard’s Top Pop Catalog Albums chart, among others.