Intel's Optical Breakthrough Downloads an HD Film in a Second, Literally

Transfer a song to your phone. Seems pretty fast, right? Now imagine transferring the entire printed catalog of the Library of Congress in a minute and a half. Intel says they've got the technology to make it happen (eventually). » 7/27/10 4:42pm 7/27/10 4:42pm

Police Forces Around the Country Are Using GPS Tracking Tags Without…

As GPS tags and monitoring equipment reach rock-bottom pricing for law enforcement around the country, they're being used to track potential criminals' 24/7 whereabouts far more frequently. Currently, such usage does not require a warrant, but the Washington Post » 8/14/08 2:20pm 8/14/08 2:20pm is reporting that growing unrest in the courts and…