Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
New California laws to take effect in 2013 California is one of about 21 states that have confirmed that young people who were brought to the U.S. when they were under 16 and have finished high school are eligible for a driver’s license. Last fall it became the only state to pass a law to ... 01/9/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
California's Hands-Free Texting Law Deemed Unsafe By Critics Not everyone agrees that California's new law permitting drivers to text ... "However, if a person is engaged in texting someone, even hands-free, that is probably taking away from their ability to safely operate their motor vehicle," Horton added. 03/7/2013 - 9:12 pm | View Link
California Legalizes Dictated Texting While Driving which legalizes texting while driving, at least in part. The bill, which will take effect next year, allows drivers with a phone that can send and receive text messages hands-free to legally use their device provided it doesn’t need to be touched. 07/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
California drivers will be allowed to text, with restrictions California drivers will be allowed to text when they're behind the wheel of a car, as long as they're using a hands-free device, and with some restrictions ... behind the wheel for the first time since texting while driving was outlawed more than three ... 07/13/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
California Legalizes Hands-Free Texting While Driving On Friday, the State of California became only the second state in the union to enact a bill legalizing voice-operated hands free texting. The first state to enact such a law was Idaho, with three registered cell phones. The bill "was not crafted to apply ... 07/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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STAHAM, Ga. — Retired physician C. B. Skelton writes poetry. But few works ever penned by the doctor contained as much emotional urgency as did the poem he wrote at the request of a grieving father.
Dickie Cole recently approached Skelton with the hope that the man known as the “Poet Laureate of Barrow County” could write a poem that might convince someone to identify the person who killed his son on Nov.