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States ascend into the cloud

Seven years ago, the state of Delaware started moving computer servers out of closets and from under workers' desks to create a consolidated data center and a virtual computing climate.

In doing so, Delaware, nicknamed the First State, became the...

Tomorrow's tablets? Look, no hands

Engineers in a suburban Chicago office complex have designed a new microphone that they say will be key to the future of smartphone and tablet technology because it gives consumers the ability to operate hand-held devices without touching them.

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Young tech elite dip their toes in art collecting

When San Jose, Calif., product manager David Bao first stepped into White Walls gallery, a sort of cultural cavern for contemporary urban art in the heart of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, it was as if he'd entered a wonderland.

"It was...