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iPads for students: LA school officials take back tablets following security breach

Plans to put an iPad into the hands of every student in America's second largest school district have hit a snag after officials discovered students had found a way around security software designed to block certain websites and apps.

Apple’s ambitious ‘spaceship’ campus plan edges toward construction

Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus plan took another step toward realization Wednesday after the Cupertino Planning Commission approved the proposals following a meeting with members of the local community. A council vote on the project is…
Health & Fitness

Report: Fitbit Force activity tracker offers digital watch, altimeter

Potentially a useful upgrade to consumers that utilize the Fitbit Flex, the Fitbit Force is a new, unannounced fitness tracking wristband that brings over a couple upgrades from the Fitbit One design.

Gateway’s unassuming One ZX4270 serves up just the basics for $399

Need a screen with a mouse and keyboard? Gateway’s basic ZX4270 all-in-one won't win any design or performance awards, but it delivers all the essentials for a reasonable $399.
DT Daily

DT Daily: New device searches rubble, HTC’s patent problems, I think I’m reading Japanese now 2:52

For Thursday, DT Daily looks at a new device that can help find people in rubble, HTC gets tripped up on Nokia’s patents and Docomo’s device lets you “read” Japanese.
Product Review

Sol Republic Deck Review

Sol Republic Deck review.

EA offers a quick overview of the ‘Battlefield 4’ beta

Electronic Arts has released a video overview of the ‘Battlefield 4’ beta, highlighting what players can expect when they join the limited beta now, or the open beta on October 4.

Jay Leno may not be Batman, but he got to drive his car

Warner Bros. Transportation Coordinator Hobart Lundt throws the keys of the Batmobile Tumbler to comedian and gear head Jay Leno.
Product Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) review.

Call of Duty writer lands CBS pilot

Jesse Stern, the writer behind 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1' and 'Modern Warfare 2,' has teamed with 'NCIS: LA' creator for the show 'Insecurity,' which CBS recently purchased.
Cool Tech

Need to water your lawn? The Raincloud has already taken care of it for you

The RainCloud is a Wi-Fi connected, automated watering system that irrigates your lawn or plants with a Raspberry Pi computer and basic parts. An attached sensor measures the ground conditions to let the RainCloud know when to start…
Social Media

Arrested leader of Silk Road allegedly ordered assassinations as well as drugs

Online drug marketplace Silk Road won't be open for business anytime soon, since the FBI arrested its owner. And the tale is even more sordid than you'd think.