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Consumers and businesses may be tightfisted on most spending, but not when it comes to information technology.
Like your ride now? Wait until you see the future. Dramatic changes are on the way in automobile travel. Innovations in engine technology and lighter materials will drastically cut down on refueling needs. ...
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Today’s social networking is far different from the dot-com craze that blew up in 2000.
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Bringing movies, sports events and more in high-definition could slow connections to a crawl.
Firms will get to access community pages to monitor and correct misconceptions.
Mobile scanning technology similar to airport scanners is on tap to check vehicles -- and possibly people, too -- for explosives and other contraband.
It's not just wireless networks that are getting faster -- the wires behind them are, too.
Cellular 3G and 4G networks and wireless spectrum are expanding. Free municipal Wi-Fi -- not so much.
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More firms are unleashing their employees from desks, workstations and even heavy laptops.
Social networking sites are giving opposition researchers a whole new field to play in.
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More available frequencies and connections spell fewer dead zones and many new uses.
The idea may prove to be a bonanza for publishers.
When words may not be understood, how about a picture? Visualization tools can help overcome language and other communication barriers.
Many bibliophiles love them. Will they become a lucrative new medium for advertisers?
More than 30 new tablet computers will flood what’s shaping up to be a red-hot market.
Privacy concerns will spawn rules for businesses -- big and small -- that collect data on online clients.