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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...