Birmingham (England) - Birmingham City University officials say as many as 1000 students are outsourcing their homework to coders in India.
Denver (CO) - Apparently Craigslist can help rescue a stuck cat better than the local fire or animal control department.
Wilmington (DE) - DuPont has developed its next generation of bullet-resistant Kevlar fiber that's stronger and lighter than previous versions.
Fresno (CA) - Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, has proposed a $300 million prize for anyone who can build an ultra-efficient car battery.
Washington DC - High fuel prices seem to be adversely affecting American driving habits, according to a new report by the Federal Highway Administration.
San Jose (CA) - Ebay will increase its anti-fraud protection limits for both buyers and sellers this fall.
New York (NY) - Verizon will be significantly boosting its FIOS fiber optic speeds in the coming months.
Medford (MA) - A murder suspect's Google searches could implicate him in the killings of his wife and 9-month-old daughter.
London (England) - Some enterprising British teens are using Google Earth to find the nearest refreshing pool to cool off from the summer heat.
Santa Monica (CA) - Some people think the USA is going down the tubes in respects to science and technology, but that simply isn't true according to a new study by the non-profit RAND Corporation.
Salinas (CA) - Taser International received its first major court loss today after a federal jury found it partially responsible for the death of a Salinas California man.
HP's Voodoo PC devision is delivering quite an interesting notebook to take on Apple's MacBook Air. Carbon fiber and ultra thin, The new Envy 133 has a lot going for it -- and for a good price.
Redmond (WA) - Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue its Windows Live Expo site probably because no one used or even knew about it.
Stockton (CA) - Another dumb criminal is behind bars after he tried to sell a stolen car on Craigslist.
Taipei (Taiwan) - Shuttle, the makers of small form factor computers, is showing off an interesting new box that integrates a seven-inch touch panel screen into the front panel of the chassis.
Taipei (Taiwan) - While walking the halls of the Computex trade show, we saw this interesting power supply with an integrated watt meter.
Taipei (Taiwan) - Just when you thought power supplies and fans were boring, Enermax is showing off some pretty hot (literally) gear at this year's Computex convention in Taipei.
Taipei (Taiwan) - Everyone knows that memory modules inside a computer can get hot, but the FB-DIMM modules in a Skulltrail box are a different story.
San Francisco (CA) - Would you pay 10-cents per song for music that can only be played within a browser?
Delft (Netherlands) - A PhD student at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has constructed what he says is the world's most advanced walking biped robot.