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Swatch Automates Movement Assembly, Pushing Watchmaking Into The Third Quarter Of The 20th Century

ABC News tracks missing iPad to the home of TSA officer..blames situation on his wife

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In a bait-and-hook situation setup by ABC News, they were able to track a stolen iPad back to the home of a TSA officer. The production team set out ten iPads in airports that are known to have thefts taken place…nine were reported to the lost in found, the...
ABC News tracks missing iPad to the home of TSA officer..blames situation on his wife

Google, Boingo bring free Wi-Fi to 4,000 hotspots (but not for Windows Phone or iPhone users)

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Boingo Wireless and Google Play announced a new partnership today to bring free Wi-Fi to more than 4,000 hotspots across the country, including 15 airports (Chicago O’Hare, New York’s JFK, Seattle-Tacoma, etc.) as well subways, restaurants, hotels and shopping malls. The offering is part of Boingo’s new Cloud Nine Media...
Google, Boingo bring free Wi-Fi to 4,000 hotspots (but not for Windows Phone or iPhone users)
Google Offers and Boingo expand free Wi-Fi to 24 more locations, malls and airports
Boingo acquires Cloud Nine Media for sponsored Wi-Fi hotspots
The iPhone charger that could hack your phone

Free iPads scheduled for landing at airports

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Apple tablets will be used to order in airport restaurants while providing time-killing opportunities in the concourse. [Read more]...
Free iPads scheduled for landing at airports

BBC docu on Airports is amazing. Esp. on signage design by Calvert and Kineir http://designmuseum.org/design/jock-kinneir-margaret-calvert

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BBC docu on Airports is amazing. Esp. on signage design by Calvert and Kineir http://designmuseum.org/design/jock-kinneir-margaret-calvert

Airports, Prisoners & Hospital Patients: Today's Top Stories on Internet of Things http://bit.ly/dij43g

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Airports, Prisoners & Hospital Patients: Today's Top Stories on Internet of Things http://bit.ly/dij43g
Pics: Boeing debuts the airplane wings of the future

On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

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Just a quick note interrupting our regular programming to let you know October is a busy conference month just like October is a busy conference month pretty much every year, and to let you know where to find us in the next few weeks. As TNW’s European Editor, part of...
On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

Cool Airbus App Promises To Keep You From Losing Your Luggage

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Airbus thinks it has a solution to stressful baggage terminals in the form of its new "smart luggage" prototype and accompanying iPhone app. The luggage, as The Verge reports, features an integrated GPS for location tracking, RFID chip for airports to chart the bag's journey, and a 2G mobile connection....
Cool Airbus App Promises To Keep You From Losing Your Luggage

A restaurant firm turns to iPads, automation -- and more hiring

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OTG Management, which runs restaurants and other concessions in airports, has found that using iPads and self-service tech can be good for business. And it doesn't cost jobs....
A restaurant firm turns to iPads, automation -- and more hiring
Google Flight Search goes global

iPhone 5's Lightning Connector Is A Bigger Problem Than Apple Thinks

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Among other things, one of the iPhone's competitive advantages is the unparalleled ecosystem of - no, not apps - accessories. But the iPhone 5's new Lighting connector threatens to destroy that advantage. There are only a relatively small number of iPhone models with tens of millions of sales each, and...
iPhone 5's Lightning Connector Is A Bigger Problem Than Apple Thinks
Staples is now selling Apple accessories including Apple TV, keyboards, Airports, Magic Mouse, and Smart Covers

The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder

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The New Aesthetic is an art movement obsessed with the otherness of computer vision and information processing. But Ian Bogost asks: why stop at the unfathomability of the computer's experience when there are airports, sandstone, koalas, climate, toaster pastries, kudzu, the International 505 racing dinghy, and the Boeing 777 Dreamliner...
The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder

Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

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Consumers are increasingly expecting free Wi-Fi in public spaces, so one of the world’s biggest hotspot providers is adjusting its business model accordingly. Boingo has acquired Cloud Nine Media, which manages sponsorship deals for Wi-Fi access in more than 6000 airports, hotels bars and restaurants in the U.S. and Canada....
Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

Rep. Jackie Speier Puts Forth Bill To Extend TSA To Mass Transit

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Well this is very disappointing. My own Congressional Representative, has put forth a bill, HR 3140 to expand TSA info sharing capabilities to mass transit. Because that's just what we need. Even worse, in speaking about it, Speier doesn't seem to even recognize that there's a problem with the TSA...
Rep. Jackie Speier Puts Forth Bill To Extend TSA To Mass Transit

3M Touch Systems 84-inch Projected Capacitive Display hands-on

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We knew we'd be seeing 3M Touch Systems' monster capacitive display once again, but we had no idea just how massive this year's iteration would be. Taking up residence in a corner of CES Unveiled 2013, the company's latest multi-touch prototype now measures in at 84-inches, far surpassing its...
3M Touch Systems 84-inch Projected Capacitive Display hands-on

4G or Not 4G: A Guide to Cut Through All the "Fast" Talk

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Of all the confusing technology terms used in consumer marketing today, perhaps the most opaque is “4G,” used to describe a new, much faster generation of cellular data on smartphones, tablets and other devices. It sounds simple, but there are many varieties of 4G and conflicting claims. [ See post...
4G or Not 4G: A Guide to Cut Through All the "Fast" Talk
Parking Search Engine BestParking.com Revamps Its Website And Announces A Free API

Google Offers, Boingo add more locations for free and discounted public WiFi

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Love venting your E-Train frustrations with Boingo and Google Offers' free WiFi? While the Manhattan program ends on September 7th, the partnership has swelled its coverage to include a further 24 locations across the nation. From today, eight malls will offer WiFi in cities like LA, SF and Seattle...
Google Offers, Boingo add more locations for free and discounted public WiFi

FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

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Getting a decent Wi-Fi connection out in the wild is getting harder as the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz airwaves become more crowded, but the Federal Communications Commission is feeling our pain. At CES 2013 Wednesday evening, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said the government is looking to open an additional...
FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

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Recently, Netflix sent out a survey to select subscribers in order to determine interest in an iPhone application for streaming movies via mobile phones. According to the survey's wording, the proposed app would be Wi-Fi only and would offer the same content that the Netflix "Watch Instantly" service provides. Currently,...
Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

Review: A year with the superb Tom Bihn Super Ego and Tri-Star bags

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Just over a year ago, bag maker Tom Bihn contacted me to see if I’d like to try out one of their larger SuperEgo bags and the carry-on Tri-Star. I said sure as I’d had experience with their bags before and I knew they built good stuff. At first, I...
Review: A year with the superb Tom Bihn Super Ego and Tri-Star bags

Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'

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A few years ago, we wrote about how many elected officials in Congress get to skip through airport security when they fly -- which might explain why they're not so concerned with the intrusive nature (and lack of effectiveness) of today's security theater at airports. It turns out that this...
Senator Tweets About 'Very Uncomfortable' TSA Pat Down: 'OMG'

The Week in Lego: Big Airports and Even Bigger Surgery Equipment

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Looking for a Lego news overload? Check out some of the best Lego projects from the last week (or so)....
The Week in Lego: Big Airports and Even Bigger Surgery Equipment

Google Maps vs. Do-It-Yourself: Which Is Better for Business?

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As mobile becomes normal for the Web, location becomes key. The next phase of location apps are live, right there with the user as she goes about her business. When it comes to mapping the outside world, the space is pretty crowded. It's hard to argue with Google Maps, whose...
Google Maps vs. Do-It-Yourself: Which Is Better for Business?

Silicon Valley, help! -- America's infrastructure just got a D+

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Collapsing bridges and derailed freight trains are just the most visible signs of our nation's crumbling infrastructure. By some estimates, nearly 70,000 bridges around the nation are just a freak accident away from collapsing overnight. And as the Post's Ashley Halsey III has pointed out, the problem extends beyond...
Silicon Valley, help! -- America's infrastructure just got a D+
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