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The Best Tech Father's (or Mother's) Day Gift

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

there's something techy you can get your dad on Father's Day (or your mom or, if you're lucky, your grandparents) that will mean as much to you as to them: digital memories.

Walmart Puts The Scanner In Your Hand

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a system that would allow shoppers to scan items using their iPhones and then pay at a s...

Scanbox Turns iPhones Into Portable Scanners

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.21.2012 | Small Business

Few have illustrated the agony of owning a printer quite like Matthew Inman did in his comic titled “Why I Believe Printers Were Sent From Hell To M...

Media of the Month

Glen Helfand | Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts
Glen Helfand

As our intake of media becomes increasingly isolated -- downloaded rather than through interpersonal exchange -- there is equally a sense that we can create rituals that bring people together to share interests and ideas.

TSA and Instant Replay

Kathy Kemper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kathy Kemper

Discomfort to passengers is worth the improved security, just like stopping a game to look at an instant replay is worth getting the call right.

PICTURES: 100 Body Scan Images LEAKED

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Earlier this year, the U.S. Marshals Service admitted that--despite promises from federal agencies that such images could and would not be stored--som...

The Writers Workbench: Photo Scanning and a Bit Beyond

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

This month, we look at a few ways to scan photos and slides, and then fix them. And even look at them in a way that has a new twist.

Robert Harding, Obama's Second TSA Nominee, Withdraws From Consideration

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is back to square one – again – in finding a transportation security chief to shore up the natio...

Airport Body Scanner Fatwa: TSA Scans Violate Modesty, Muslim Groups Say

Detroit Free Press | By Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a "fatwa" -- a religious ruling -- that forbids Muslims from goin...

Scanning for Security Solutions

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Candy Spelling

I had never equated airline security with possibly heading off medical problems through full body x-ray scans, but here it was right in front of me this morning in USA Today.

Scanners That See Through Clothing Installed At US Airports

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Security scanners which can see through passengers' clothing and reveal details of their body underneath are being installed in 10 US airports, the US...