<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Tech Today]]> <![CDATA[You may soon be able to 3D print a brain scanner]]>   For those not tremendously interested in the impacts that 3D printing may have on manufacturing, Wired is reporting that  a team of developers are working on a 3D-printable brain scanne]]> <![CDATA[Photo gallery: Lost labels and ruined roads of Apple's iPhone 5 Maps app]]> Got a new iPhone 5 already? Then you better know where you're headed.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft Store mirrors popular concept of its rival]]> SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Blink an eye, and the Microsoft Store could be mistaken for an Apple Store. The sign over the doorway has no letters, only a Windows logo instead of an Apple silhouette. Wood bar tables display desktops and laptops, and Zunes and Windows Mobile phones replace iPods and iPhones. The walls are painted stark white to showcase the products.]]> <![CDATA[Windows 8 vs. OS X Mountain Lion: The debate begins]]> The Mountain Lion Developer Preview came out just a couple of weeks ago, and today's announcement for Windows 8 Consumer Preview now puts both of the major next-generation operating systems on display for all to see. CNET editors Seth Rosenblatt and Jason Parker went through and answered some key questions at this very early stage of the game. While neither operating system is close to finished, we put up some of the known features and examined reasons people might be enticed by one or the other.]]> <![CDATA[Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble]]> Microsoft and Barnes & Noble on Monday announced the formation of a new partnership that will spin the bookseller’s digital Nook and College businesses into a new unnamed subsidiary. Microsoft’s investment of $300 million will bring it a 17% stake in the newly formed business, which is valued at $1.7 billion, and Barnes & Noble will own approximately 82.4% of the new company.]]> <![CDATA[Big Retail Partners Sign on to Pay With PayPal]]> PayPal today moved aggressively to place its technology at point-of-sale terminals at major U.S. retailers, signing deals with Verifone and Equinox Payments, and announcing 15 new retail partners.]]> <![CDATA[Apple, Google Must Face Antitrust Lawsuit Over Tech Employee-Poaching Ban]]> Google Inc. (GOOG) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) were among seven technology companies that must face a lawsuit claiming they violated antitrust laws by entering into agreements not to recruit each other’s employees, a federal judge said.]]> <![CDATA[Military readies Iron Man suit for summer testing]]> Though the public consciousness likely thinks of futuristic cyborg battle armor as the sort of thing still relegated to sci-fi films, it's closer to reality than the average person might realize. ]]> <![CDATA[AT&T Clarifies Data Throttling: Speed Limits Start at 3GB]]> AT&T started throttling its heaviest unlimited data users last October, but is only now explaining who gets throttled and when.]]> <![CDATA[Steve Jobs to take another medical leave from Apple]]> Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who has battled cancer, told employees in an e-mail Monday morning that he is taking a third medical leave of absence so he can "focus on my health."]]> <![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[Spotify releases iPad app]]> Spotify has released its first official iPad app today, with what a Spotify exec describes as "the most beautiful screen we've made for a Spotify app."]]> <![CDATA[After patent win, Apple moves to block sale of Samsung devices]]> A day after winning a massive jury award from rival Samsung, tech giant Apple filed an injunction to block the import and sale of eight Samsung devices that the jury found violate Apple's patents.]]> <![CDATA[Google Play replaces Android Market]]> Google has ditched the Android Market moniker and announced a new all-in-one portal for apps, music, books and movies called Google Play.]]> <![CDATA[Heady Internet freedom in China as Great Firewall falls, briefly]]> <![CDATA[Iranian scientist claims to have built 'time machine']]> <![CDATA[Netflix streamed over one billion hours of video in June]]> 0 inShare Despite a few public missteps last year, Netflix doesn't appear to be slowing down — the internet video giant just announced that it streamed more than one billion hours of video this past June. This milestone was actually released by CEO Reed Hastings over his Facebook; in a post, Hastings congratulated Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos "and his amazing content licensing team" for helping the company reach this milestone. Hastings also thinks that the upcoming Netflix orignal series House of Cards as well as the Netflix-exclusive fourth season of Arrested Development will help the company "blow these records away." It's hard to argue with Hastings — the company reportedly was the leader in online video revenue in 2011, and with traffic continuing to surge it may end up being the leader this year as well.]]> <![CDATA[Nintendo 3DS could be hazardous for children under 6, company says]]> Nintendo's 3DS video game system might be hazardous to the health of children younger than 6, according to a warning posted Wednesday on the Japanese video game company's website.]]> <![CDATA[How the human face could be the future of gaming]]> <![CDATA[Google to rent movies through YouTube]]>