<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[Powerbag keeps you powered up]]> We now live in an era where we carry an abundance of portable electronic devices on us. Whether it’s a phone, a camera, an iPod, tablet computer or some other device, we find the need to stay connected and powered up. But what if the battery of your iPad is at 10 percent or your smart phone’s battery indicator is in the red and there are no available outlets to power up?]]> <![CDATA[Looking ahead to CES 2013]]> One of the world's largest tech expos is coming to Las Vegas Jan. 8-11, and while surprises are expected, we can still get a sense of many of the upcoming exhibitions.]]> <![CDATA[Review: Apple's iMac still leads in desktop computing]]> Those of us sitting at desks all day can start drooling. Apple's new iMac is out and, CNET says, it's a beauty.]]> <![CDATA[EU fines Microsoft over $700 million for antitrust violations]]> The European Union levied a $732 million fine against Microsoft for its failure to live by a 2009 antitrust commitment.]]> <![CDATA[Elections golden boy Nate Silver drives 20 percent of NYT traffic]]> It's no secret that Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight blog are popular.]]> <![CDATA[Redbox Instant Streaming To Launch Alpha Testing, Name Former Verizon FiOS Exec Shawn Strickland CEO ]]> In February, Coinstar subsidiary Redbox announced a joint venture with Verizon to launch a streaming video service. Later this afternoon, we're told, the companies will provide a bit more insight into the partnership, though details of the service are still extremely limited.]]> <![CDATA[IRS memos: Agency can search personal emails without warrant]]> Internal memos from the Internal Revenue Service indicate that the agency would try to read personal emails without a warrant.]]> <![CDATA[Facebook is filled with pleas for help in finding missing children]]> <![CDATA[Marissa Mayer, top Google executive, selected as next CEO of Yahoo]]> Marissa Mayer, an executive at Google who ran its Search product, will be the next CEO of Yahoo, The New York Times reports. While the news comes as a bit of a surprise — some speculated that the company would tap Ross Levinsohn for the role — Mayer comes to Yahoo with a long list of credentials. Mayer was the first female hired at Google and was among the first employees to join the company. She was considered a top executive at the company near the level of Schmidt, Page, and Brin — though during last year's reorganization at Google she was pushed by Page from search to local.]]> <![CDATA[Internet Explorer security vulnerability: Dump IE for now, experts say]]> Hackers have discovered a way to attack computers running Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 or 9 on Windows machines, exploiting a critical vulnerability.]]> <![CDATA[Did AntiSec really steal Apple IDs from FBI?]]> Last week, computer hacking collective AntiSec made the startling announcement that it had stolen the user IDs from 13 million Apple devices from an FBI laptop.]]> <![CDATA[Madden 13 takes a few big steps]]> Let's be blunt: EA Sports' Madden football franchise doesn't exactly bust any blocks. Year after year, the game's updates consist of a new rookie class, roster updates and a few small tweaks to gameplay.]]> <![CDATA[As social media's influence grows, job opportunities multiply]]> <![CDATA[YouTube adds face blurring tool to protect anonymity]]> Google has incorporated a neat face blurring feature into YouTube in the hope of protecting the anonymity of protests in videos posted to the site.]]> <![CDATA[Review: Kyocera Hydro, the first phone you can take in the tub]]> We all have that friend whose mental balance is closer to a beginning bike rider than an Olympic gymnast. The friend who appears to derive their main exercise from flinging pillows, books and dishes on a weekly basis.]]> <![CDATA[Twitter Rolls Out Targeted Tweets for Advertisers]]> Twitter today unveiled a new advertising tool that will let companies target their tweets at specific users. With targeted tweets, companies can post messages that only appear for users in specific regions or on certain devices.]]> <![CDATA[Mobile-Phone Surveillance by Police Targets Millions Annually]]> Mobile carriers responded to a staggering 1.3 million law enforcement requests last year for subscriber information, including text messages and phone location data, according to data provided to Congress.]]> <![CDATA[Apple shells out $60 million settlement for iPad trademark in China]]> Apple has agreed to pay $60 million to China-based Proview over the iPad trademark in China after numerous back-and-forths in court. Although Apple claims it has owned the iPad trademark in China since at least 2010, Proview won a series of Chinese courts decisions throughout 2011. Apple took the case higher up the chain and even battled Proview in the US for a while, but apparently decided to put the case to rest as of June 25.]]> <![CDATA[Why 9 random people could decide tech design's future]]> As the massive Apple v. Samsung case heads to jury deliberation tomorrow after closing arguments, millions of dollars and the future of two tech giants hangs in the balance.]]> <![CDATA[AT&T matches Verizon, unveils shared data plans]]> AT&T launched its own "Mobile Share" plans today, matching Verizon Wireless' push to get more people to share their data plans with family members.]]>